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$1,800 worth of lumber stolen from construction site

Deputies are trying to figure out who took $1,800 worth of lumber from an Augusta construction site Wednesday.JJ & Z Builders had three stacks of lumber taken from the 2900 block in Orchard Road, according to an incident report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-22/1800-worth-lumber-stol
No construction contractors cited in Columbia County for 2 years

...more contractor licensing checks would be conducted.In August, Scarbary said, his staff randomly visited 16 construction sites to ensure that all contractors and trade professionals were licensed.He said two site visits found subcontractors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-03/no-construction-contractors-c
Electrical problem causes temporary outage at Waynesboro nuclear site

...caused a brief outage to the Plant Vogtle 3 and 4 construction sites Tuesday, Georgia Power spokeswoman Ashley Stukes...continued operating at full power. Workers at the construction sites were sent home. Work is expected to resume Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-25/electrical-problem-causes-te
Backhoe pushed car through intersection, woman says

...Parkway used the backhoe to push her Subaru Forester through the intersection. She followed the backhoe driver to a construction site at Augusta West Parkway and Amli Way, where he hopped out of the backhoe and into a pickup, fleeing the area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-24/backhoe-pushed-car-thr
Chase ends in arrest on weapon, drug charges

...to pull him over as he left Butler High School's parking lot, the report stated.Walker fled but wrecked at a construction site at Butler High. He ran off but was caught in a backyard on Virginia Avenue.A search of the moped turned up a loaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-08/chase-ends-arrest-weap
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission names resident inspector for Plant Vogtle expansion

...Sarah Temple as resident inspectors at the Vogtle construction site. "Pauline Braxton has the background and dedication...can serve for up to seven years at any one site. Construction sites have their own NRC resident inspectors and the number...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-28/us-nuclear-regulatory-comm
Let this plant grow

...our electric rates have been historically lower than the rest of the nation.The current problems at the Vogtle construction site will be trivial footnotes decades from now when your great-grandchildren and millions of other future Georgians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-20/let-plant-grow
Columbia County cracks down on unlicensed contractors

...cyberdefense jobs at Fort Gordon.Last month, building inspectors and code enforcement officers randomly visited 16 construction sites to ensure all contractors and trade professionals are licensed and operating as permitted under Georgia law, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-14/columbia-county-cracks-down-u
Berckmans Road construction on schedule officials say

...There may be an occasional delay, but overall the traffic moves pretty fluid," Kaspriskie said. "I've seen construction sites shut down an entire road, but thankfully that hasn't been the case."Jordan Garnett, who lives at Brookside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-16/berckmans-road-construction-s
Nuclear institute helped teachers promote STEM

...included a tour of Georgia Power's Vogtle nuclear power station in Burke County, with visits to the Vogtle 3 and 4 construction site; simulator exercises; and meetings with nuclear power reactor personnel. The institute also featured a tour of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-16/nuclear-institut