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State Forces Closure of Oilfield Waste-Treatment Facility

KILLDEER, N.D. (AP) — State officials are forcing the closure of a waste-treatment facility in the North Dakota oil patch that has a history of violations. The Renewable Resources facility north of Killdeer took oil-contaminated waste and recycled it into usable materials. State officials said problems in recent years included unreported spills and storing more […]

Illinois Announces Plans For $132 Million Stadium Renovation

By David Mercer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Work could begin in early 2018 on a $132 million project to build new football offices, locker rooms and training facilities at the University of Illinois’ Memorial Stadium, athletic director Josh Whitman said last month. The school’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is raising money for the project that […]

Big Savings on Natural Lighting with Smart LED System

By Del Williams Commercial property owners of hotels, resorts, condominiums and apartment buildings hammered by the rising cost of electricity, have turned to solar in growing numbers to protect their pocketbooks. Beyond rooftop solar, one of the most popular strategies to cut electrical bills as well as functionally beautify living space is residential daylighting, which […]

Stillwater Project Manager to Retire After Bridge Completion

By Mary Divine STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Terry Zoller has a unique perspective for a Minnesota Department of Transportation employee working on the new St. Croix River bridge: He can see it from his back yard. Zoller, the bridge construction manager, lives on South Broadway Street on the city’s South Hill, the Pioneer Press reported. He […]

Mortenson Construction Moves Illinois Headquarters to Itasca

Chicago — Mortenson Construction relocated its Illinois headquarters October 3 into larger office space at 300 Park Boulevard in Itasca. Having outgrown its current Elk Grove Village (Ill.) location, where its employees were scattered among three different suites in one building, Mortenson’s move consolidates its operations into a single space designed for continued growth and […]