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Texas' new Beaumont Army Medical Center: Contractors can benefit from Fort Bliss' $1 billion project
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The Army is expected to begin the bid process for construction of the new Beaumont Army Medical Center in Texas. The project is expected to cost more than $1 billion when all road work, hospital construction and hospital equipment are totaled. More

Tappan Zee Bridge: New York project clears two hurdles
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The plan to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York reached two more major milestones recently, after a regional transportation council gave the project its stamp of approval, allowing the governor to officially request a federal loan for the $5.2 billion project. More

$2.6 billion Ohio River bridges project brings more than jobs, contractor cash to Indiana and Kentucky
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Work on a major Kentucky transportation project decades in the making to alleviate severe traffic congestion and improve safety in Louisville's city center began last month as construction crews demolished several buildings to make way for a new downtown bridge over the Ohio River. More

Mitsubishi Electric is Redefining HVAC
Mitsubishi Electric is taking HVAC to a whole new level with Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology. VRF systems offer lower lifecycle costs, less maintenance, better performance and reliability which lead to increased overall building efficiency. And all at a price that fits within your budget. Let Mitsubishi Electric help you redefined what you can achieve in your buildings. MORE

Bridge construction starts, Expo 'well on its way' in California
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Major construction began on the second phase of the light rail Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica, Calif., with the drilling of piling holes for a new bridge over Olympic Boulevard at Centinela Avenue. When operational in 2016, the $2.4 billion, 15.2-mile Expo line will run between Santa Monica and downtown Los Angeles. Construction of the first phase, connecting Culver City to downtown Los Angeles, began in 2006, and Culver City celebrated the opening of its station last month. More

Contracts awarded for two New York bridges
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The New York State Department of Transportation has awarded a $31.3 million contract through the NY Works program for repairs to 13 bridges, including two in the North Country. More

Embrace BIM, it's a great tool for sustainable design
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BIM is well worth exploring says Elrond Burrell, who explains here how he and his colleagues at Architype have embraced BIM - as a key tool for innovation, collaboration and the rigorous attention to detail needed for sustainable design that really works. More

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Design-build data center for HCA underway in Nashville, Tenn.
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Building permits have been issued for the construction of HCA's new data center in Nashville, Tenn., which will be built by DPR, along with design-build partner PageSoutherlandPage. This new data center is an expandable facility, capable of meeting HCA's immediate needs and accommodating future growth. The initial phase is the construction of a 100,000-sq.-ft. structure with a 30,000-sq.-ft. raised floor with 12 MW systems and related utilities, 10,000-sq.-ft. office area, and warm shell space for future expansion. More

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USACE's Karen Durham-Aguilera set for 2012 Annual Conference
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Karen Durham-Aguilera, P.E., SES, Director of Contingency Operations and Office of Homeland Security, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will address attendees Thursday morning, Nov. 8 at the 2012 Design-Build Conference & Expo in New Orleans. Durham-Aguilera was most recently Director of Task Force Hope in New Orleans. She was responsible for development and execution of the Corps' $14.6 billion hurricane protection system work in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and the long-term planning of coastal restoration and hurricane damage reduction. More

Stronghold Engineering, Inc.

As part of the celebration of our 20th year of Building Construction Excellence, Stronghold Engineering, Inc. proudly unveils our new website which reflects our tradition of quality and safety throughout. We remain committed to design and building a sustainable future. MORE

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Do you know about all your member benefits?
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As a member, you're probably aware of the information we send out – this e-newsletter is one source and our journal, Integration Quarterly, another. One especially useful benefit gives you discounted shipping with select FedEx, UPS and YRC. If you'd like to compare the discounted rates with your current costs, read more about how to get an estimate.

Another of DBIA's member benefits is GiftBridge. GiftBridge cards are unique themed rewards cards that give you a way to say thank-you to a client, reward and recognize employees, impress customers at trade shows and much more.

Upcoming events
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Aug. 27-31, Penn State University Boot Camp, Philadelphia, Pa.
Sept. 10, Post Award Design-Build, Pittsford, N.Y.
Sept. 17-21, Certification Workshop, Virginia Beach, Va.
Sept. 27, Fundamentals of Project Delivery, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sept. 28, Design Management Fundamentals, Honolulu, Hawaii
Oct. 1-5, CalPoly University Boot Camp, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Oct. 5, Post Award Design-Build, Minneapolis, Minn.
Oct. 12, Design Management Fundamentals, Fairfax, Va.
Oct. 12, Performance Requirements: Keys to Effective RFPs, Bellevue, Wash.
Oct. 19, Conceptual Estimating, San Diego, Calif.
Oct. 22-23, Certification Workshop (Part 1), Phoenix, Ariz.
Oct. 29-31, Certification Workshop (Part2), Phoenix, Ariz.
Oct. 22-26, Certification Workshop, Atlanta, Ga.
Nov. 2, Conceptual Estimating, Fairfax, Va.
Nov. 6, Design-Build Contracts and Risk Management, New Orleans, La.
Nov. 6, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, New Orleans, La.
Nov. 7-9, Design-Build Conference and Expo, New Orleans, La.
Nov. 16, Design Management Fundamentals, Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 16, Post Award Design-Build, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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Region events
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Aug. 24, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Hawaii Lunch Program
Aug. 30, DBIA-Northwest Region, Summer Social and Annual Membership Meeting
Sept. 5, DBIA-Northwest Region, Breakfast Series, Project Pipeline
Sept. 5, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Sacramento Evening Mixer
Sept. 7, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, 2nd Annual Hawaii Golf Tournament
Sept. 10, DBIA-Southeast Region, 13th Annual Golf Tournament
Sept. 13, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Iowa Chapter, 4th Annual Golf Tournament
Sept. 13-14, DBIA-Florida Region, 7th Annual Conference, "Building Value Through Collaboration"
Sept. 13, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Diego Lunch Program
Sept. 18, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Meeting: GMU Student Night
Sept. 18, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Breakfast Program
Sept. 18, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California Lunch Program
Sept. 19, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program, The Hennepin County Transportation Interchange Project
Sept. 20, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, Is it Really Easy to Be "Green"? Risks and Management of Design-Build Construction
Sept. 21, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Annual Sporting Clays and Trap Shoot
Sept. 25, DBIA-Northwest Region, 2012 Owners Forum
Sept. 26, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Annual O.N.E. Conference
Oct. 4, DBIA-Southeast Region, Atlanta Hot Projects
Oct. 8, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Golf Tournament
Oct. 16, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Monthly Meeting: Golf Tournament
Oct. 25, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Sacramento Lunch Program
Oct. 31, DBIA-Florida Region, Central Chapter Meeting
Nov. 1, DBIA-Southeast Region, Owners Panel
Nov. 12, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California Strategic Planning Meeting
Nov. 13, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California Lunch Program
Nov. 13, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, San Diego Evening Mixer
Nov. 14, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program, Education/Student Focus
Nov. 16, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Hawaii Mixer
Nov. 20, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Breakfast Program
Nov. 29, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Annual Meeting, International Construction
Nov. 29, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Southern California Board/Annual Meeting
Dec. 6, DBIA-Southeast Region, Project Awards/Annual Meeting
Dec. 16, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Northern California (San Francisco) Evening Mixer

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