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  • All talk and no action about Aberdeen 'transportation hub'

    "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...
  • Wall St. opens higher on M&A, Citi earnings

    Wall St. opens higher on M&A, Citi earnings
    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...
  • Merger of Aecom and URS to create giant L.A. construction firm

    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. The merged...
  • AECOM to pay $4 billion for engineering firm URS Corp

    (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...
  • Merger creates massive L.A. construction firm

    Merger creates massive L.A. construction firm
    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...
  • SteelStacks recognized as 'remarkable'

    SteelStacks recognized as 'remarkable'
    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,...
  • Estimated cost of key bullet train segment rises $1 billion

    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. The...
  • District moves forward on construction outsourcing deal

    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...
  • Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired

    Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired
    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...
  • URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown

    URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown
    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...
  • Senators urge protection of Hanford whistleblower Tamosaitis

    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...
  • Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress

    Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress
    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...