TITLE

Construction Week

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/13/2006, Vol. 256 Issue 10, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to the construction industry. Machinery builder Caterpillar Inc. dropped a lawsuit that it filed against an inventor who had previously challenged the company's "ACERT" line of clean diesel engines. Investigators from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration are trying to determine the cause of fire, which broke out on March 4, 2006 in the chimney of a 100-story smokestack at American Electric Power's Kammer-Mitchell plant in Moundsville, West Virginia. It also reports on the United Nations' international effort to encourage construction of green buildings.
ACCESSION #
20267910

 

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