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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Accident in construction area near Lewes  claims life

A man was killed at an accident in a construction area near Lewes. The accident  occurred at  12:57 p.m. when a 2016 Freightliner concrete pumper truck was stopped on Hazlett Road within the Governors development which...

Office vacancy rate rises  as banks downsize space in downtown

Office vacancy rate rises  as Capital One downsizes space in downtown The office leasing vacancy rate in northern Delaware rose throughout 2018 as downtown Wilmington saw additional office space enter the market. A report from the...

Study sees big benefits from investing in Delaware’s infrastructure

An analysis from the national Business Roundtable reveals that a significant reinvestment in U.S. public infrastructure systems would add $1,000 in disposable income for the average Delaware household every year for 20 years and...

DuPont breaks ground on new industrial biosciences center in the Netherlands

DuPont Industrial Biosciences officially broke ground on its new site at the Leiden Bio Science Park in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands. The  facility will utilize the tools of modern biotechnology to make industrial processes more efficient...

PA company wins Claymont train station contract

Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc. has been awarded the contract for the Claymont Regional Transportation Center in New Castle County. The Claymont SEPTA stop is the northernmost of the state’s four train stations and links Delaware to...

Demolition accident at former GM plant site claims life

Delaware State Police are conducting an investigation into a fatal industrial accident that claimed the life of a demolition supervisor.  The accident occurred at 4:09 p.m., Friday at the former GM plant at 801 Boxwood...

Cat dealer Foley Equipment rebrands former Giles & Ransome location in Bear

Foley Equipment has rebranded the former Giles & Ransome location in Bear to its name. The northern New Jersey-based Caterpillar construction equipment dealer acquired the Delaware Valley-based Giles and Ransome last year. Included in the transaction was...

Developer of former Claymont steel site donates 15.5  acres for rail station

The developer of the former Evraz Claymont Steel site has donated 15.5 acres for a new Claymont SEPTA train station. St. Louis-based Commercial Development Co. made the donation through its Claymont Properties LLC affiliate. Ground is...

DNREC extends deadline for comments on construction slag plant on Christiana Ave.

In response to requests from people who attended a November  DNREC public hearing on Walan Specialty Construction Products, LLC’s application for a  permit, the department has extended the public comment period on the company’s...

Linde, Delaware City refinery owner team up for $100 million hydrogen plant project

Linde and PBF Energy broke ground yesterday for a new $100 million-plus hydrogen plant that is being built in Delaware City in partnership with PBF subsidiary Delaware City Refining Company. Investments by Linde and Delaware...