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    Chicago Construction News: Winter 2017 issue published

    Chicago Construction News: Winter 2017 issue published

    The Winter 2017 issue of Chicago Construction News has been published. Stories include: Illinois dead-last in “merit shop” rankings Mechanics liens: Court ruling impacts wind farms The silica dust hazard: What it is and why we should be concerned How to mitigate flooring moisture problems (sponsored feature) Passive House: Spring training program scheduled for designers,

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    Passive House Institute US advances passive building through training, education and resources

    Passive House Institute US advances passive building through training, education and resources

    Spring training program scheduled for Canadian and U.S. designers, architects and engineers Chicago Construction News special feature Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) was founded in 2003 and since that time has worked to advance passive building in the U.S. and Canada through training, education and a range of resources. PHIUS has several ongoing training programs,

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    DataBid project of the week: Altitude Trampoline Park renovations – Village Crossing Mall

    DataBid project of the week: Altitude Trampoline Park renovations – Village Crossing Mall

    Here is the DataBid project of the week. For more details, see www.databid.com. Altitude Trampoline Park Renovations – Village Crossing Mall Status as of 1/26/2017 Open – Bids/Quotes/Tenders Sector: Private DataBid ID 0035011117 Project location: 7011 Central Avenue, Skokie IL Project class: General building Industry: Leisure/recreation Trade: Fitness center Bids Due: Feb, 1, 2017 5:00 p.m. Bids

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    CRSI annunces “Rebar U” e-learning portal

    CRSI annunces “Rebar U” e-learning portal

    The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) based in Schaumburg, IL, has introduced “Rebar U”, a new e-learning portal for reinforced concrete design and construction learning. Rebar U is the home of CRSI’s growing collection of publicly available e-learning courses and webinars for continuing education and professional development. The new website can be found at www.rebar-u.org.

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    110 N. Wacker: Developers propose tallest pure office building in Chicago since 1990

    110 N. Wacker: Developers propose tallest pure office building in Chicago since 1990

    Developers led by Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp. and Riverside Investment and Development (from Chicago) have published renderings for an 800-ft. tall office building proposed for 110 N. Wacker. The one-acre site is currently occupied by the low-rise, 220,000 sq. ft. General Growth Building. The site as it is now (Google Street View) General Contractor Clark Construction

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    Gov. Bruce Rauner floats replacement structures vision for James R. Thompson Center

    Gov. Bruce Rauner floats replacement structures vision for James R. Thompson Center

    Gov. Bruce Rauner and top Illinois Republicans are trying again to sell and demolish Chicago’s James R. Thompson Center, <a style="color: #0000ff;" href="https://home.chicagobusiness.com/clickshare/authenticateUserSubscription.do?CSProduct=cred-metered&CSAuthReq=1:373634571098615:AID:68C00D9714EE38258309E625B1161133&AID=/20170120/CRED03/170129992&title=Thompson%20Center%20architect%20floats%20a%20110-story%20alternative%20to%20demolition&CSTargetURL= Chicago Business has reported. The GOP’s new plan includes conceptual renderings of a redeveloped site. One rendering, created by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, envisions a 1,700-ft. tower, which would become

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