| Oct 26, 2011
| 7:51 PM
"The Maryland Department of Transportation has big plans for a greener, more vibrant neighborhood around the Aberdeen train station, although, as it became clear during Thursday evening's public presentation, those plans are still a long way from becoming...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:29 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday, buoyed by the latest flurry of merger activity and earnings from Citigroup, putting the S&P 500 on pace to climb for a second straight session.
London-listed drugmaker Shire Plc said it was ready to...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Los Angeles construction giant Aecom Technology Corp. — which has worked on downtown L.A. high-rises, World Cup stadiums and New York's new World Trade Center — will buy its San Francisco rival, URS Corp., in a $6-billion deal.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:16 PM
(Reuters) - Engineering design firm AECOM Technology Corp on Sunday said it would pay about $4 billion in cash and stock to acquire URS Corp, an engineering and construction services company, to create a combined company with about $19 billion in annual...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Los Angeles engineering and construction firm AECOM Technology Corp. has agreed to acquire a San Francisco competitor, creating what the firm said will be the largest public company based in Los Angeles.
AECOM said Sunday it will pay about $4 billion to...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Bethlehem's SteelStacks entertainment complex has won an inaugural Willard G. "Bill" Rouse III Award for Excellence.
The Urban Land Institute Philadelphia, which provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating thriving communities,...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:55 PM
The estimated cost of building a key Central Valley segment of the California bullet train has increased by nearly $1 billion from the original estimate, based on figures in an environmental impact statement approved by the rail agency Wednesday.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The Broward school district has officially hired a private company to handle its construction-related projects, eight months after laying off more than half of its own workers.
School Board members contracted URS Corporation on Wednesday for $1.75...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The head of nuclear safety for the cleanup of the former nuclear weapons site at Hanford, Wash., was fired Tuesday after allegations she made over several years that the construction project was ignoring serious safety problems.
Donna Busche, an...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:03 AM
A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on.
URS said that those...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Two U.S. senators angered by the firing of whistle-blower Walter Tamosaitis from the contaminated Hanford, Wash., nuclear site sharply criticized the U.S. secretary of Energy on Wednesday.
Tamosaitis, an engineer, had raised safety concerns two years...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
It might seem like a paid vacation for the 500,000 federal workers on furlough.
They've been out of work since last week and were promised back pay once a budget is passed and the government reopens.
But for many rank-and-file employees who live...