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Students Awarded Bernard H. Gallagher Career & Technical Scholarships
Georgia Gallagher & Family awarded The Bernard H. Gallagher Career & Technical Scholarships to Cameron Ekechi and Adriana Petitto in the amount of $500 each at the Parma Council of PTA's Annual Scholarship Dinner on May 15, 2019. Both students are graduating from Parma Senior High School this year. Cameron...
Trump Lifts US Tariffs on North American Steel and Aluminum
By Jenn Goodman, Construction Dive
The Trump administration agreed on Friday to lift its tariffs on industrial metals from Mexico and Canada in exchange for the adoption of new monitoring and enforcement measures to prevent Chinese steel from being shipped to the U.S. The U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, imposed in March 2018, were...
The Honest Truth About Suicide and Construction
Published: May, 2019; Vol 15, Num 12, Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America
The conversation we must have is about the difficult subject of suicide. Some people might say this isn’t a construction problem, but a people problem. Others might say this doesn’t affect them or it...
ODOT Will Close Part of I-490 in Cleveland for 2 Years
By Rich Exner, cleveland.com
Drivers of 39,000 cars and trucks each day are going to have to find new roads to travel around a section of highway south of downtown Cleveland for the next two years.
The Ohio Department of Transportation late next month will close the half-mile stretch of Interstate 490 -- from I-77 east to East 55th...
Developer-Builder to Invest $1B in Heartland Opportunity Zones by 2022
By Kim Slowey, Construction Dive
Developer-builder Decennial Group — a joint venture between developers Clayco and Farpoint Development — announced it will invest $1 billion in U.S. heartland opportunity zone development projects, according to a company press release. That investment, according to The Real Deal...
MetroHealth Breaks Ground on New ‘Hospital in a Park’
By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer
The MetroHealth System on Monday will break ground on the centerpiece of its $946-million transformation plan, an 11-story 264-bed hospital on its main campus on West 25th Street in Cleveland.
The transformation project kicked off in 2014, and already has included the expansion...
Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish Offers Condolences After Construction Worker Killed in Crash
By Evan MacDonald, cleveland.com
The two construction workers were employees at Trafftech Inc. in Cleveland, and were working on the Cedar Road Reconstruction Project, Budish said in his statement. The Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works is managing the $4.5 million project, which is funded by federal money from the...
A Celebration of Northeast Ohio’s Construction Excellence
By Bob Sandrick, Crain's
More than 400 builders, craftsmen and apprentices attended the inaugural Building Excellence and Craftsmanship Awards to celebrate the construction industry and its role in Northeast Ohio.
Tim Linville, CEO of the Construction Employers Association, said the awards, held March 28 at Windows on...
Fast-Growing Ohio Contractor Defaults on Projects
Jonathan Barnes, Engineering News-Record Midwest
A small, quickly rising Ohio-based general contractor appears to have shut down.
Last August, Inc. Magazine named Columbus-based Palmetto Construction Services (and no connection to Charleston, S.C.-based Palmetto Construction Group) to the magazine's annual list of the 5,000...
West Side Stalwart Voss Industries Buys Berea Plant
By Stan Bullard, Crain's
Voss Industries LLC, a manufacturer of clamps and related items for aerospace and associated uses, is preparing to move its 267 jobs and $11 million yearly payroll from its Cleveland plant to Berea.
The unit of Fullerton, Calif.-based Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing LLC confirmed in an email to...