Detroit


ALL Crane Corrals Its Resources to Revitalize Detroit's Legendary Book Building

Signs of Detroit's comeback continue with a massive revitalization project of downtown's most recognizable high-rise. The 38-story Book Tower opened in 1926, preceded in 1917 by its 13-story companion structure, the similarly named Book Building....


Mammoet Completes Lowering of Joe Louis Arena Main Roof Truss

In the center of downtown Detroit, Michigan USA, a retired hockey arena stood in the way of the development of a section of land on the Detroit River at the border of the USA and Canada. To help facilitate the demolition of this arena, Mammoet was contracted to lower the main roof truss of the Joe Louis Arena....


First 100% Electric Ford F-59 in Production for SEA Electric

SEA Electric has marked a turning point in its company history with the first Ford F-59 100 percent electric van in production at Ford's Detroit Chassis Plant. SEA Electric CEO Tony Fairweather said, "this is an exciting step forward for SEA Electric's global footprint and a positive result for our USA operations who are currently working towards fulfilling several orders in the pipeline." The F-59 EV is being built on a Morgan Olson walk-in van body and will be deployed in Fall, 2019 for delivery routes in the greater Detroit area with a leading package delivery company....


Six Decades Strong: Antique Grove RT Still Getting the Job Done

Back in 1962 John “JJ” Curran was a budding young entrepreneur starting a crane company in Detroit. His first purchase was a Grove RT-58, and nearly 60 years later, the crane is still a money maker for JJ Curran Crane Company....


Barton Malow Preps for Five-Year Project

Demolition crews broke ground in December on Bedrock's $900 million tower complex, featuring a 58-story, 800-ft. tall tower in downtown Detroit on the site of the former J.L. Hudson Co. department store that closed in 1983....


Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up : April 4, 2018

Was your week a little busy? No worries! Here is a recap of the most popular stories from our website over the past week: Contractors Fined Millions For Failing To Hire Local Workers During Arena Construction During the construction of Detroit's $862.9 million Little Caesars Arena, only 25 percent of the hours worked by skilled tradesman were actual residents of the city....


Contractors Fined Millions for Failing to Hire Local Workers During Arena Construction

During the construction of Detroit's $862.9 million Little Caesar's Arena, just 25 percent of the hours worked by skilled-trades workers were residents of the city, despite Detroit's rule that 51 percent of hours completed on publicly funded projects be worked by those living in the city....


Tiny Home Construction Improves Lives of City Residents

Construction has begun on a development made up of tiny homes in Detroit. The five homes currently under construction will join others in Cass Tiny Homes, a development on the city's west side, to provide housing for low-income residents, The Detroit News reported....


Construction on $863M Detroit Arena Nears Completion

The Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will open with a temporary certificate of occupancy in time for the Kid Rock concert Sept. 12. Construction workers have been working nights and weekends on the $863 million arena, finishing up last-minute projects, including laying pavement outside the southeast entrance, the Detroit Free Press reported....


Nonprofits Use Equipment for Annual Beautification Project

Heavy Equipment Response Coalition, a nonprofit providing resources for disaster mitigation, response, and recovery, assisted nonprofit Life Remodeled in its annual project to beautify Detroit. Aided by heavy equipment, 11,000 volunteers cleaned up 300 blocks around Detroit's Central High School and Durfee buildings over six days....






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