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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Which Building Construction Materials Are Ecological?

June 14, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

In the current scenario of a climate crisis, thinking about an architectural project without defining ecological guidelines has become practically unacceptable. One of the main emitters of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, the construction sector is increasingly looking for new […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Infrastructure Projects: The New Future for Construction?

April 4, 2022

Via: ENR

Latest global predictions suggest that spending on new infrastructure projects has now overtaken spending on property construction and will continue to lead for the next decade. Kenny Ingram, Vice President, Construction & Engineering at IFS, looks at what this means […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Contractor optimism high entering 2022, per AGC report

January 13, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) has played a large part in this confidence boost. Respondents were most optimistic about highway and bridge construction, with 63% expecting a large dollar value of projects to compete for. They were also […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Achieving team agility through construction site visibility

December 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

In a time where everyone and everything is connected to the Internet of Things, visibility sounds like a given. With the world constantly connected, it would make sense then too that every industry was similarly plugged in. But for the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

To Take Advantage of Infrastructure Bill Opportunities, Contractors Should Manage Data Better

December 2, 2021

Via: ENR

After several decades of under-investment in U.S. infrastructure, the construction industry finds itself on the precipice of a significant capital injection – a new U.S. government infrastructure plan. Not only does the plan propose to deliver upgrades to the nation’s […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Interaction of Expertise

How to utilize tech expertise to improve construction industry

October 8, 2021

Via: ISHN

The construction industry has long been considered a relatively analog sector. Though there is certainly a great deal of machinery involved, it is still most often associated with hands-on activities. Experts in engineering, building, and architecture applying their talents to […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Selecting the right delivery method for the job

August 30, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

From the pyramids to the Burj Khalifa, for centuries the ability to create sophisticated structures has been the yardstick by which civilizations have been measured. Just as our capacity to build has evolved over time, so too have the methods […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

5 Ways to Improve Productivity in Construction

June 25, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction is one of the largest industries in the world’s economy that generates trillions of dollars every year. However, the industry faces many challenges like tough competition, low profit margins, cost overruns, and tight project delivery deadlines. These challenges are […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How To Successfully Determine Your Risk Response Strategy In Construction

June 16, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

The proper practice of managing risks is every construction contractor’s road to a successful business. Risks related to the construction industry are vast and varied given the industry’s inherent nature. As such, project success very much rests on how well […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

The Dotted Line: The difference between public and private projects when it comes to resolving payment issues

May 25, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Disagreements can arise on any size project and over a wide variety of issues. Consultancy firm HKA found in a 2020 report that scope changes drove the majority of construction disputes worldwide, followed by design errors; incomplete design; substandard management […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction will face a labor gap of 430K workers this year, ABC says

March 26, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The ABC study backs up recent findings from other groups that show a labor crunch is in the making for construction this year. For instance, the 2020 Marcum JOLTS Analysis of construction data released earlier this month found that despite […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

New Trend: Construction Data Integration to Improve Project Profitability

March 26, 2021

Via: ENR

Construction is often a rewarding and profitable business, but like everything, it also has its share of drawbacks. For starters, it has never been more difficult to find and retain a skilled workforce than it is today. Project durations may […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Over 220,000 U.S. bridges in need of repair, analysis of federal data shows

March 25, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

Over 220,000 U.S. bridges need major repair work or should be replaced, according to an analysis of the U.S. DOT 2020 National Bridge Inventory (NBI) database. That figure represents 36%, or more than one-third, of all U.S. bridges. The analysis […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Estimating a Construction Project

March 12, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction is a tricky business. Especially, when it comes to the initial stages of the project lifecycle such as estimating and bidding process, contractors are often found struggling with inefficiencies. Though it is very natural with construction projects that involve […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

3 Steps to Add Risk Management Into Your Construction Bid Preparation

March 5, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Effective risk management is key to every successful construction project. It can be the difference between making a nice profit and breaking even or worse, suffering a loss. So when should you begin your risk assessment? Are you doing it […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Granite sees opportunity from federal stimulus, addresses accounting irregularities

February 26, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

On the call, Larkin explained the company’s internal investigation uncovered issues related to the timely recording of forecasted costs in its heavy civil group. Since taking over leadership last fall, he said he’s headed a “cultural reinvigoration” to emphasize clear-cut […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs – January 2021

February 16, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

Below are six graphs recording 12-month moving averages of ConstructConnect’s nonresidential construction starts. When the value of the current month is higher than for the same month a year ago, the line will turn up; when lower, it will dip. […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Fortune magazine ranks construction’s most admired firms

February 5, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

AECOM released a statement in response to its ranking on Fortune’s list, saying that despite the coronavirus-related challenges of 2020, it still delivered strong financial results for its stakeholders, results that outperformed guidance on almost all of its key financial […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report: Early construction planning needed to speed drugs, vaccines to market

January 29, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Jason D’Orlando, a North America vice president at Turner & Townsend, wrote the research article dealing with pharmaceutical construction delays and said that the “need for speed” causes some pharma companies to hurry through planning and to rely too much […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Feds study Baltimore-Washington maglev train route

January 28, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The magnetic levitation form of transit allows for traveling at much higher speeds than traditional rail. According to the report, the SCMAGLEV would reach over 300 mph. In Japan, longer, high-speed maglev trains have been under construction for more than […]