Looming International Steel Tariffs Delayed One Month

Looming International Steel Tariffs Delayed One Month

President Trump is pushing the deadline for his promised steel tariff sanctions on the European Union, Canada, and Mexico to  to June 1. Trump did reach preliminary agreements with with Australia, Argentina and Brazil ahead of the Monday night deadline. U.S. trading partners are negotiating to avoid the proposed 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminum by establishing quotas that will restrain imports. South Korea will be exempt from the tariffs, according to the White House. Read More.

DBIA Upstate Presents Kris Kimmel on BIM

DBIA Upstate Presents Kris Kimmel on BIM

Join DBIA Liberty Region’s Upstate Chapter for breakfast Thursday, April 24th at Buta Pub in Rochester. as Kris Kimmel discusses how Building Information Modeling (BIM) can help your customer. Mr. Kimmel will speak about how he has used drafting, data and coordination using advanced design tools to build better, faster, and cheaper.  Learn More or to Register in advance email: kim@robex.com

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Javits Center Expansion Reaps Benefits of Design-Build

Javits Center Expansion Reaps Benefits of Design-Build

The government agency overseeing a $1.2- billion expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Manhattan’s far West Side bid its two-city-block-size effort as a design-build job. The winning design-build team—led by Turner Construction and Lendlease, with TVS Design as lead design partner, brought their construction professionals together with engineers TVS, Magnusson Klemencic Associates and JBP Engineering, quickly found ways to improve the structure while reducing schedule and costs. Read More.

DBIA Liberty Region Welcomes New Chapter

DBIA Liberty Region Welcomes New Chapter

Join DBIA Liberty’s newest chapter on Thursday, April 5th at The Chadwick in Wexford, PA for an evening of networking and celebration. The DBIA Liberty Alleghenies Chapter is hosting the event, which kicks off with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Learn more about the organization and listen to panel discussions on local design-build efforts, and receive professional credits for your participation. Hope to see you there! Upcoming Events