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Construction under way on $185 million proton therapy center in San Diego
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Construction under way on $185 million proton therapy center in San Diego Health care broke ground recently on a $185 million proton therapy center that Scripps Health will use to treat cancer patients. It will be the first facility in San Diego County and only the second such center in the Western United States to offer the advanced therapy. More

Lakewood Ranch firm to build $3.1 million church project in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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Stellar Development Inc., a general contractor and design-build firm in the region, has been chosen to build the Norwegian Seamen's Church and Scandinavian Center in Davie, near Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The $3.1 million project by the Lakewood Ranch-based Stellar includes the demolition of four buildings, construction of a new community center and rectory, and renovations and additions to the existing chapel. The new construction totals about 15,000 square feet. More

Legoland Florida selects PCL as design-builder for theme park
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Legoland Florida has selected PCL Construction Services Inc. as the designer-builder for the theme park going up on the former grounds of Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven, Fla. More

Door Engineering and Manufacturing, LLC

Door Engineering's Four Fold Door systems were recently installed at the Marshfield Fire and Rescue Station, in Marshfield, Wisconsin. The new station features 14, 14 feet wide by 14 feet high, electro-mechanically operated Four Fold door systems. Four Fold systems allow for full operating visibility, eliminating collisions and increasing productivity with a 7 feet per second operating speed. Congratulations to Marshfield Fire and Rescue on your new station!
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Wyoming wants water treatment partner
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The board of the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority will soon be looking for a business partner to design-build and run a treatment plant for wastewater from natural gas drilling operations. "We're taking solicitations of interest to see what kind of interest there is in a public/private partnership," said John Minora, president of Pennsylvania Northeast Aqua Resources, the authority’s consultant. More

Vacaville, Calif., City Council OKs plans for water, wastewater
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Water and wastewater issues brought before the Vacaville, Calif., City Council at its meeting recently resulted in intense discussion -- and unanimous approvals. First up was the city's 2010 Triennial Water Report on the quality of the city's drinking water, relative to public health goals. The council talked over upcoming improvements to the Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant, by way of the tertiary project. An estimated $150 million in updates is slated to commence according to a tight time line in order to comply with new permit requirements issued by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. More

Water, wastewater utility in Ontario, Canada selects CH2M HILL for O&M services
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The Canadian municipality of Huron East, Ontario, Canada recently selected CH2M HILL for operations, maintenance and management of the city's water and wastewater facilities. The initial five-year contract, awarded through a competitive bid process, is worth approximately $2 million Canadian and incldues an option for another five years. More

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One week left to register with the Early Bird rate for the 2010 Annual Conference
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Save $100 on a Full Conference Registration if you sign up by Friday, August 20. A Full Conference Registration includes access to all education sessions, all exhibit hall hours and all networking receptions. Register four or more individuals from the same company and receive an additional 15 percent discount. Register Now! More

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2011 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference - Call for presentations
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We are looking for presentations for the above conference, to be held March 30, 2011 to April 1, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. Read the details and then go to the online presentation submission page.

From the DBIA bookstore
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Members, this week you can save an extra 30% when you purchase the book "Construction Operations Manual of Policies and Procedures." Just enter Promotional Code Insight in the "Discount" field located at the bottom of your checkout page – this offer is good until August 18. As an added bonus, we offer free shipping and handling for all your book purchases through August 31.

Request for QualificationsDid you see "Skanska Delivers the New Meadowlands" in the June issue of Design-Build Dateline?  

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Region News
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August 17 - DBIA Mid-Atlantic Region Monthly luncheon meeting, focusing on DC-area water/wastewater For more information, visit the registration page.

August 18 - DBIA Mid-America Region, St. Louis Chapter Lessons from Legends: Architect-Led Design-Build

August 24 - DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region Formation of the Region's new Water/Wastewater Committee, with a luncheon program

August 24 - DBIA-Western Pacific Region Lunch Program: Empowered by the Energy of Integrated Delivery

August 27 - DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region Sporting Clay Tournament 

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RFQ: CM services for escalator modernization project (Seattle) deadline August 20, 2010

Design-build: replace emergency power systems, phase II, Menlo Park Division (Calif.)

Anticipated design-build RFQ (Bedford, NH)

RFQ for Sugarland (Texas) minor league baseball stadium 

Design-build park and ride shade-solar construction (Arizona) 

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