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811-group pushs call-ahead to dig importance

The Common Ground Alliance, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, is stepping up awareness efforts in Idaho. The alliance is now partnering with The Home Depot to ...

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Commentary: Find market velocity by reviewing project design (access required)

by Tim Schauer A few years ago, in the midst of a housing market in which thirst seemed unquenchable, many projects were driven by maximization of the quantity of lots without a focus on quality design. Speed of delivery was ...

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Commentary: Why a professional construction project manager? (access required)

by Christian Steinbrecher The practice of professional project management is often taken for granted. The benefits of hiring a qualified project manager, particularly for construction projects, far exceed the cost. Project risk, timing, and cost are better controlled, and failure ...

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Alarmco on National (Park Service) stage

Corrine McKague on May 26 will go to Mount Rushmore National Memorial near Keystone, S.D., for the first time, but the vacation will have to wait. The co-owner of Alarmco Inc., Boise, is delivering a presentation to the National Park ...

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Boise officials recognize local businesses (access required)

Six local businesses were recognized for their building safety, accessibility and sustainability improvements during the past year. “Businesses like these help make Boise the most livable city in the country,” Planning and Development Services Department Director Bruce Chatterton said. This ...

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