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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Pindan awarded $90mn Rio Tinto camp construction contract

October 14, 2019

Via: Construction Global

The $2.6bn Koodaideri project, in Western Australia’s Pilbara, will be Rio Tinto’s most technologically advanced mine and will have a capacity of 43 million tonnes of iron ore a year, which is expected to commence in late 2021. The contract […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Benefits of specifying insulated metal panels

October 9, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

When it comes to specifying building materials, we know you have options, but when it comes to your next project or retrofit, there are benefits of insulated panels (IMPs) that will take your commercial build-out to the next level. The […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report: Construction faces widest foreign language skills gap

October 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Seth Sandler, CEO of Florida-based Superior Skilled Trades, which helps contractors staff projects, said many of his construction firm clients don’t employ non-English speakers because of safety concerns. Communication about a potential jobsite hazard needs to happen in the moment, […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction unemployment returns to 2009 low

October 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

As far as nonresidential construction is concerned, employment increased by 3,800 positions in September, according to an analysis by Anirban Basu of the Associated Builders and Contractors, bringing the total of additional nonresidential jobs during the last 12 months to […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Contractor Giants are all in on offsite construction

October 7, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The complete findings from our inaugural Giants 300 Technology and Innovation Study are now published and available for download at BDCnetwork.com/2019TechSurvey. This 12-question survey was emailed to all 486 firms that participated in BD+C’s 2019 Giants 300 Report; 130 firms […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Global construction output growth will decline to 2.7% in 2019

October 4, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The deterioration in construction output growth across emerging markets has been worse than previously expected, particularly in the US and the Middle East. Therefore, the forecast for global construction output growth in 2019 has been revised down to 2.7%, which […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Market watch: Track construction’s economic health

October 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Industry experts, economists and construction executives rely on a long list of economic indicators to help them forecast the future of the business. But predicting what’s on the horizon is tricky, said Associated Builders and Contractors chief economist Anirban Basu, […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

US tops global hotel construction pipeline

October 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The U.S. cities of New York City (166 projects), Dallas (162 projects), Los Angeles (158 projects) and Houston (146 projects) grabbed the largest share of the hotel project pipeline. Globally, four hotel companies made up more than half of construction […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Market watch: Indicators crucial to planning for a construction downturn

October 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

While no one can claim to know exactly where the U.S. economy is headed, there is no shortage of indicators that help provide a reading on the nation’s economic health. These include manufacturing indexes, the stock market, the performance of […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery: Northern California Project of the Year 2019

October 1, 2019

Via: ENR

When the 770-ft-tall Oroville Dam, the tallest in the U.S., was completed in 1968, it was equipped with a 3,055-ft-long main spillway—and an emergency spillway that had never been used. That changed in February 2017 when weeks of heavy rain […]