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12/12/2017

SUPERVALU and Instacart have teamed up to expand grocery delivery services to all of the retailer's stores, the company said Monday. SUPERVALU has also expanded its click-and-collect service to more stores, with plans to grow it further in the future.

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12/12/2017

Even as ASCE's giant-screen spectacle, Dream Big: Engineering Our World, continues to inspire audiences in museum theaters worldwide, the Society has a new objective to spread its message -- placing a DVD copy of the film and an educational toolkit in every U.S. public school next year. See how you will be able to support a school in 2018 for just $5.

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12/12/2017

Startup AEye has produced a sensor for autonomous vehicles that includes a low-light camera and artificial intelligence that can adapt to surrounding changes. The AEye camera can change its sight to focus on cars or pedestrians, depending on what the AI deems important.

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12/12/2017

Good leaders listen, follow through on promises and treat others as they'd like to be treated, writes Dennis Miller. "It may take some practice, but by learning to build trust and respect among your colleagues, you will dramatically increase your leadership potential," he writes.

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12/12/2017

US companies posted slightly fewer jobs in October than in September but added more workers, the Labor Department said. As October ended, just under 6 million jobs were available, down from 6.18 million in September, but total hiring was up 4.4% in October compared with September.

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12/12/2017

A development planned on 27 acres in Atlanta would include nine towers from 225 to 500 feet tall. The project would be a mix of hotel, office, retail and residential space, and it could be an effort to lure Amazon to locate its new headquarters in the city.

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12/12/2017

The first phase of an $800 million mixed-use development in West Baltimore should wrap up in the middle of 2018 and includes a pool and retail and residential space. The project eventually will be home to 1,600 apartments and 3.2 million square feet of residential and commercial space, but the full build-out will take a decade.

12/12/2017

Insurance companies see wearable technology as way to reduce injury claims, which can reduce construction costs. If "you can mitigate the incidents that have already happened or prevent incidents that have not happened, then you're going to see claims go down," according to a recent report by McKinsey & Co.

12/12/2017

The House and Senate are reconciling the two versions of a tax bill, but the architecture, engineering and construction industry has mixed feelings about the legislation. The Senate version gives the construction sector potential tax breaks, but architects and engineers were not included in the reduction to the pass-through taxes for corporations and partnerships.

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12/12/2017

British Columbia has spent more than $3.1 billion to build a hydroelectric dam, but the cost to finish the project has ballooned to more than $8.3 billion from the initial $6.5 billion. The government has decided to complete to project but noted that it "should never have been started."

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