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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Transit group: Trump administration behind on $1.4B funding

August 15, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

In June, Sound Transit reported that it would award major contracts for the Lynnwood Link extension by fall, even though it has not yet received federal grant money. Echoing the concerns of Transportation for America, the agency has been planning […]


Construction Techniques

How technology is streamlining the preconstruction process

April 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors used to have to swim through a sea of paperwork to perform any number of preconstruction tasks, including quantity takeoffs, collecting bids from subcontractors, checking vendor qualifications, communicating with the owner, and clarifying design issues with the architect and […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Trump FY19 Budget Mixed for Construction

April 3, 2018

Via: ENR

President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget request seeks deep cuts for many construction accounts and some increases. But if the proposal, released on Feb. 12, gets the same Capitol Hill reception as his 2018 plan did, Congress will go its […]


Construction Processes, Design

6 urban design trends to watch in 2018

April 3, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Cities and suburbs are constantly changing and 2017 served up more than its share of challenges—some we saw coming (massive retail closures), while others took us by surprise (historic flooding and other natural disasters). 2017 saw the continuation of the […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

6 Tips on Buying Used Construction Equipment

April 2, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Most businesses prefer bringing in a new equipment if their old one fails, but there may be times when you would prefer buying used equipment. While it may not be very different from making a new purchase altogether, it is […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How to combat the busy construction season

March 30, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

There is always that demanding construction season, depending on the state, that we get slammed. Plans are piled on your desk, the phone is constantly ringing, and everyone is hanging over your desk waiting, waiting, impatiently sighing… So, you sink […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Can construction connect more with technology?

March 30, 2018

Via: Construction Global

Last year, the construction industry was found to be one of the least digitised industries. Alongside the fact that construction labour productivity has not kept pace with overall productivity, it seems the need to invest in technology to keep the […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Construction Spending Remained Flat in January

March 28, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction spending remained flat in January, kicking off the year with a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,262.8. This is nearly identical to December’s estimate which has been revised up from $1,253.3 billion to $1,262.7 billion. November’s estimate of $1,245.1 […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Oregon House passes construction wage protection measures

March 28, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

This bill is similar to a measure that went into effect in California on Jan. 1 but has fewer teeth. In California, general contractors must pay valid wage claims whether or not the subcontractor has been paid in full. However, […]


Construction Techniques

6 Key Elements to Assessing Technology Costs in Construction

February 20, 2018

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

One of the most important things you can do when picking out new construction management software (or hardware) for your business is to evaluate how much it’s going to cost—not just up front, but over time as well. This is […]