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Mt. Home air base plans for springtime bid (access required)

After being awarded more than $20 million in a federal appropriations bill late last year, the Mountain Home Air Force Base is making plans for a new Logistics Readiness Center. The project’s design will be 95 percent complete by the ...

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Urban renewal leaders cautiously optimistic on growth (access required)

When it comes to the growth of design-build construction, the tide seems to be turning, or at least slowing temporarily. The method of construction, which involves the project owner, architect and builder working together from the infancy stages of the ...

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Idaho safety engineers win national award

The American Society of Safety Engineers has awarded its small chapter of the year award to a branch in Boise. About 100 occupational safety and health professionals – who work in the construction, industrial, mining, insurance, health care, government, oil ...

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Bonds bring new public health center to Caldwell  (access required)

Site work is under way for a new Caldwell public health facility, the first public building to use funds from the Build America Bond program. Jordan-Wilcomb Construction of Boise was given the go-ahead on Feb. 23. “As soon as I ...

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House committee approves fire code exemptions (access required)

A bill exempting certain rural homeowners from fire code regulations has just one more hurdle to jump before becoming law. After cruising through the Senate Feb. 23 with an almost unanimous vote (33-1-1), the House Business Committee agreed March 15 ...

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