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Augusta-area high school students test trade skills in East Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge

The Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds smelled like sawdust and sounded like a construction site Thursday as high school students participated in the first East Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge.One group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/augusta-area-high-school-s
Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...Meanwhile, Selleck called airless tires a potential game-changer for the "high-flat segment." Vehicles on construction sites tend to get a flat tire weekly; the airless Tweel doesn't get flat and can be retreaded several times, Selleck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/michelin-making-airless-ti
Year is over for Redskins' Orakpo

...will be finished on schedule in 2016, officials said Monday.Reporters and photographers were given a tour of the construction site, where officials said $184 million of $803 million of contract work has been finished and more than $1 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-20/year-over-redskins-orakpo
Airplane dropped copies of 'Augusta Chronicle' at Stevens Creek dam construction site in 1913

...involved the use of a famous flying school's aircraft to deliver The Augusta Chronicle to spectators visiting the construction site.On Jan. 22, 1913, when wealthy Northern investors and other dignitaries were scheduled to visit, the newspaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/airplane-dropped-copies-augus
Plant Vogtle expansion marks another milestone with placement of module

...various rooms in the containment structure.The last big move at the construction site near Waynesboro, Ga., was a 1.9-million-pound, 50-foot-tall...three decades.More than 5,000 people are employed at the Vogtle construction site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-22/plant-vogtle-expansion-marks
Nuclear Regulatory Commission names new inspector to team at Plant Vogtle site

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has named a fourth inspector for the Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 construction site, according to a news release.Resident inspector Sarah Temple joins senior resident inspector Justin Fuller and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/nrc-names-new-inspector-plan
Young nuclear workers meeting in Augusta for annual conference

...conference begins Tues day with a service project in Augusta and concludes Friday with a tour of the Plant Vogtle reactor construction site.Southern Nuclear Co. is the host company of the conference, which is being held at the DoubleTree Hotel on Perimeter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/young-nuclear-workers-meetin
Joe Gibbs defends Redskins nickname

...largest cranes in the world will be used to help build the $1 billion stadium.The crane will start arriving at the construction site in downtown Minneapolis on Monday morning. The crawler crane will arrive in 70 truckloads over 10 days. When assembled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-28/joe-gibbs-defends-redskins-ni
2016 Olympic Games next big challenge facing Brazil

...of the main Olympic Park in the suburb of Barra da Tijuca."It's going, it's going," said a worker at the construction site, introducing himself as Mauricio Lima.Rust-orange beams sprouted behind him as he talked, a superstructure that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-15/2016-olympic-games-next-
Cardinals cornerback says Falcons have best receiving duo

...But to say they are the best tandem, I'd probably have to say that he's probably right." VIKINGS: Stadium construction site has an important delivery on the way.Portions of a 400-foot mobile crane began arriving Monday, with a total...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-30/cardinals-cornerback-says-fal