Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / News / Construction (page 80)

Construction

Coeur d’Alene Tribe opens event center as part of facility upgrade (access required)

Another Idaho tribal casino is betting that upgrades to its gaming floor and event center will increase visitation. Just two months after the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe unveiled a $35 million casino expansion at its Fort Hall location, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe ...

Read More »

Boise Cascade to buy lumber distributor (access required)

Boise Cascade Co. has acquired Birmingham, Alabama-based American Lumber Distributors and Brokers — the fourth regional distributor the wood product company has purchased in the past year. In the last 12 months, Boise has acquired Arling Lumber of Cincinnati, Ohio; Lumberman’s Wholesale ...

Read More »

Construction sites taking on a new look with more women

NEW YORK (AP) — Tameeka Gwyn is used to schlepping concrete weighing as much as 60 pounds around a construction site. For Janna Rojas, it’s a cinch to carry metal pipes as heavy as 100 pounds going into new plumbing. ...

Read More »

Arena plans moving forward at U of I (access required)

The Idaho State Board of Education voted unanimously March 14 to approve the University of Idaho’s funding request to build the planned $46 million Idaho Central Credit Union Arena. As part of the financing package, U of I officials asked ...

Read More »

Fed set to signal no expectation of rate hikes anytime soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patience. A focus on incoming economic data. And no interest rate hikes likely soon. The message the Federal Reserve is poised to send when its latest policy meeting ends this week is a soothing one. It reflects ...

Read More »

Caldwell chipping and grinding manufacturer acquired by Ohio company (access required)

Caldwell-based chipping and grinding manufacturer Diamond Z has been acquired by an Ohio maker of crushing and screening machines. Screen Machine Industries of Etna, Ohio, said it is now the parent company of Diamond Z. The acquisition will service a ...

Read More »

National Association of Realtors: Majority of real estate firms are optimistic, evolving technology a challenge

The evolving technological landscape, competition from nontraditional market participants and housing affordability continue to be among the biggest challenges facing real estate firms in the next two years, according to a report by the National Association of Realtors. NAR’s 2019 ...

Read More »

Family Dollar will shutter stores; unclear how many in the Gem State (access required)

Family Dollar stores and their employees in Idaho are facing a murky future with the news that 390 underperforming locations will close this year in the U.S. and another 200 will switch to the Dollar Tree brand. The closures will ...

Read More »