Construction making a comeback; Online system tracks drugs;

> An analysis of new builds for the North American biopharma industry finds 40 new manufacturing plants and research centers. Release

> Bryant Ranch Prepack has announced a barcode-based online pharmaceutical tracking program. Release

> Covance has doubled service capacity for large-scale, long-term stability and release programs supporting preclinical, clinical, and chemistry, manufacturing, and control (CMC) development of pharmaceutical and animal health products at its Madison, WI, facility. Release

> Singapore's manufacturing rose for a second month in May as pharmaceutical production more than doubled amid signs a severe recession is loosening its grip on the Southeast Asian city-state. Article

> Corporate Health Initiatives Consulting says it has developed a toolset that allows clients to determine where supply chains are most vulnerable and what measures they need to take to minimize risk. Release

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