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bidadoo Expanding Its Sales Team to Meet Increase in Online Remarketing Demand

bidadoo is expanding its sales team to meet the surge of online remarketing demand and activity. Spreading deeper into new regions and markets, bidadoo announced the contributions and appointments of several key people in strategic sales channels....


Chicago Needs $2.7B for City-Wide Infrastructure Projects

The city of Chicago has found itself needing $2.7 billion to meet its goal of having $4.4 billion to spend on upgrading its streets, bridges and other infrastructure over the next five years. That was the word from Susie Park, budget director, and other city infrastructure department leaders that spoke Aug....


Cranes Pick, Hold Chicago-Area Conveyor Bridge During Demo

To upgrade the processing line at a Chicago-area metals-handling plant, a truss bridge supporting a conveyor needed to be removed to make way for its eventual replacement. The conveyor feeds a kiln where material is heated to remove impurities....


Lansing, Michigan-based Christman Constructors Named the Most Innovative Company in Construction Industry

Lansing, Michigan-based Christman Constructors was named the most innovative construction firm in the country for developing an iOS-based application that brings job-placement logistics into the 21st century....


Potential Pitfalls of Urban Crane Lifts Neutralized

Urban settings can be tough environments in which to operate a crane. A recent project in downtown Chicago highlighted seemingly every conceivable hardship inherent to city work, yet each was overcome due to diligence, teamwork and careful planning....


Terex Trucks Signs Thoesen Tractor & Equipment as New Dealer in Chicago Area

Terex Trucks is bringing its TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers to even more customers in the United States now that the company has signed Thoesen Tractor & Equipment as its new dealer for the Chicago area....


O'Hare's Terminal 5 to Undergo $8.5B Expansion

Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, will undergo a $1.2 billion expansion of its Terminal 5 starting in 2020 that not only will upgrade and improve services and amenities at airport, but prepare it for a further $8.5 billion investment targeting a 2023 completion date — with the bulk of the Terminal 5 expansion to be delivered in 2021....


Chicago's Ujamaa Construction Wins Diverse Business of the Year Award

Chicago's Ujamaa Construction was named as the 2019 Diverse Business of the Year award winner by the Associated General Contractors of America, association officials announced April 9. The association also awarded Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Awards to Austin Commercial, Shoemaker Construction Company, Central Builders, United Rentals and the AGC of Missouri....


Chicago Task Force Calls for State Fuel Tax Increase

A 48-page report issued March 14 by a 20-member Chicago transportation task force called for an increase in the Illinois state fuel tax to provide more funding to help both the Windy City and Illinois adapt to future mobility challenges....


Chicago Commission OKs $6B Development

An ambitious and controversial $6 billion development on Chicago's north side cleared its first municipal hurdle Jan. 24, but it still has a long way to go before it becomes a reality. The Chicago Plan Commission unanimously approved the planned Lincoln Yards project over the objections of neighboring residents, who expressed concern about the height and density of the buildings, as well as the potential impact on the traffic, transportation and nearby schools and businesses....






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