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Can You Dig It Archive Page 2

Raising awareness for a critical resource

Few of us ever think about the importance of a resource such as a specialized hospital until it’s needed. Particularly one that’s devoted to babies, children and teens.

A chance to build some business

It's rare to find a free all-day expo that showcases the many facets of the construction trades in the Greater Lehigh Valley — from architects and engineers to contractors.

Reaching for the sky … and beyond

Is the mile-high tower inevitable? Some people think so.

Give your people what they want

Do you know what your employees really want?

Building relationships to expand your network

Often, when we are looking to boost our business, it’s all about the connections we make.

The year of living in luxury

If you are looking for living space, particularly of the high-end variety, there's no shortage of new residential units under construction in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

You can't rush quality work

Patience is a virtue that takes too long.

Our bodies were meant to move

Each time I see construction workers outside in winter temps that are in the teens, or even lower, I wonder, how do they do it?

Building 'synergies' with adaptive reuse

The completion of the Best Made Center in Quakertown signals the start of a new era for the downtown's development.

Inspiration springs from waterfront developments

Development continues to transform Allentown this year, but so is another project about to rise along the Lehigh River away from the downtown.

Fun in the 'city of brotherly run and sisterly endurance'

Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday night was a massive health and fitness expo that offered booths for everything related to running.

Complex systems and critical missions – today’s data center

The need to store data will not go away, and as more companies require space for critical data storage, construction of data centers won’t be going away, either.

Construction at a click

I'll admit it. I can be just as guilty as the next person.

Digging deep

Can you build on a quarry?

A chance to listen and learn, for free

With so many conferences and events to attend throughout the year, it pays to attend those that are useful and worth your time. You want to be connected to the right people at the right time.

Over worn words and the workplace

A recent survey of the most overused and annoying business buzzwords sheds light on many common phrases and terms. These words are so familiar that it's hard to be aware of how tired these terms truly are. I've been guilty of using them too, but I...

Elevating the image of affordable housing

One nonprofit developer is helping to point out the need for quality, affordable housing in the Lehigh Valley.

More work ahead

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that the Construction Backlog Indicator reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014.

The first step of many

The revitalization of Allentown is extending farther away from the downtown with the start of demolition on the $300 million Waterfront project along the Lehigh River that’s expected to bring up to 3,000 jobs upon completion.

We were born to run

For me, there are few things more enjoyable than running outdoors, enjoying the fresh air and changing scenery. I’ve been making a consistent effort to decrease the amount of time it takes me to run a set distance and go at a faster pace. One...

The ever-evolving landscape

Could new housing sales be on the rebound? Several sources think so.

A wheel good time

My son, who turned 3 in February, occasionally enjoys hopping into the driver’s seat of my Volvo after I pull it into park, turn it off and unbuckle him from the constraints of his child seat.

Innovative work, found close to home

As you go up and down the many concrete stairs at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown on Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball game nights, you may not know that the stadium staircases were built by a Bethlehem manufacturer, covering 10,000 seats. And when a new...

Capturing potential of early stage firms in Greater Lehigh Valley and Pa.

The life sciences industry in the Greater Lehigh Valley and throughout Pennsylvania produces medical breakthrough products benefiting not just those who live and work in the region but throughout the world, giving the state’s economy a boost...

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