If you're going to build an apartment, hotel or assisted living facility, you could stack wood on concrete platforms or use a steel frame.
VALPARAISO | Parks Director John Seibert and Kaye Frataccia, leadership co-chair of ValPLAYso The Next Generation, showed Irene Malasto and her daughter Judy Leetz around the grounds of the build out on Saturday afternoon as hundreds of volunteers worked to build the new playground.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Legislature's gaming study committee appears poised to recommend Indiana's permanently docked riverboat casinos be allowed to move on land adjacent to their current sites.
MICHIGAN CITY | Congress has approved short-term stopgap highway funding for years, instead of a long-term transportation bill that would spell out exactly how much roadwork would be done on the interstates over the next four years.
After a slight setback this winter, Northwest Indiana's industrial real estate market has surged back to its highest point in years.
You see them in Hammond, in Hobart, in Highland and Gary and Griffith and Portage, and all across the region.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University on Friday dedicated new classrooms for the science and health programs after 21 years of planning.
Steve Kasper, left front, department chair of Building Construction & Industrial Technology, demonstrates using a sledgehammer on Aug. 27 as students dismantle a house before rebuilding it at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Shaqeia Johnson, of Hammond, hammers nails out of a board in her carpentry class on Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Donnie Giles, of East Hazel Crest, practices stick welding beads on a plate in his Highway Construction Careers Training Program class on Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a need for 875,000 high-tech industrial jobs by 2020.
Darius Smith, of Calumet City, hammers nails out of a board as he works Aug. 27 on tearing down a house in a carpentry class at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Donnie Giles, of East Hazel Crest, practices stick welding beads on a plate on Aug. 27 in his Highway Construction Careers Training Program class at South Suburban College in South Holland. It's a 12-week, 450-hour program aimed at helping students get started with a career in the trades. SS…
Charles Rodriguez Jr., of Lansing, left, and Lekeif Sudor, of South Holland, take a break outside their welding booths during their Highway Construction Careers Training Program class at South Suburban College in South Holland. SSC is one of 12 schools around the state of Illinois to offer t…
Darius Smith, of Calumet City, left, Justice Allen, of Country Club Hills, and Kendell Godfrey, also of Calumet City, work on tearing down a house in their carpentry class Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. Local colleges are offering classes in the trades to close a coming…
Adjunct welding instructor Lisa Moran, left, watches as Lemoyne Smith, of Chicago, practices stick welding beads on a plate on Aug. 27 in the Highway Construction Careers Training Program at South Suburban College in South Holland. Training in the trades, such as carpentry and welding, offer…
Four years of steady improvement have kept construction workers on the job and low price inflation on materials is making life a little easier for for owners and customers.
The refrain has been familiar almost every time The Times Board of Economists has met over the past few years: The economy is improving but slowly, more slowly than anyone would like.
PORTAGE| Construction crossed a major milestone on MonoSol's $95 million expansion in Portage, which is expected to result in 157 new jobs by the end of the decade.
NIPSCO's Mike Hooper gave The Times a tour of one of its electric modernization projects, which will upgrade its grid and improve reliability.
MERRILLVILLE | The 73rd Avenue Bridge over Interstate 65 closed Monday for two weeks of repairs and maintenance, Indiana Department of Transportation representatives said.
Follow The Times
Mention this ad and receive 10% off all 1803 and Crossroad Candles!
At Divinity Funeral Home & Cremation Services we are dedicated to being there for you during your difficult time! Call today to schedule an appointment. (219) 397-2024
We have on on-site banquet facility and children's play room.
At Levin Tire & Service Center, we’re more than just a tir…
If you are looking for child care that provides the highly desired structure parents seek for their children, A Step Up Career Academy may be the answer you are searching for!
New Patient Special
Who do you support for Porter County commissioner?