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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How Technology Is Reshaping the Construction Industry

December 5, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

What do a pickup truck, a nail gun, a portable circular saw, a cement mixer truck, and a modern hydraulic excavator all have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all tools and equipment commonly found on construction […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction begins on Texas border gates

December 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Border wall construction and repairs are ongoing, despite a resistance on the part of many lawmakers to commit to additional funding. President Donald Trump managed to squeak $1.6 billion in border wall funds out of Congress in the last spending […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Why You’re Not a Construction Company Anymore

November 30, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Netflix and Apple are not media companies. Tesla isn’t known as a manufacturer. They are tech companies. They use technology to deliver pieces of technology. Walk onto any commercial construction site, and you will see project managers reviewing plans on […]


Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

To build water-efficient cities, water managers and urban planners must coordinate better

November 28, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

For improved water efficiency in cities, water managers and urban planners must coordinate their efforts better, according to a new report led by University of Arizona landscape architecture and planning researchers. Lack of time and resources and practitioners not in […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

4 strategies to get construction projects back on track

November 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors usually see indicators in their jobsite and financial data when something is going wrong with a project. But sometimes, a project succumbs to troubles even when the data looks great, two construction industry veterans said during a session at […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Tellurian on track to start construction on $27B Louisiana LNG terminal

November 14, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Tellurian already has a construction expert at its side. Not only did Tellurian award Bechtel with $15.2 billion of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for the Driftwood terminal in November 2017, but a Bechtel affiliate invested $50 million into […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Wieland chalks up productivity gains to paperless project

November 12, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Construction is about 60% underway on a Pratt Industries Recycle Paper Mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, and not a sheet of paper can be found among the Wieland Construction team or its 60 subcontractors. Instead of pocket notebooks and hard plans, […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Atlantic Coast Pipeline costs reach $7B

November 7, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

At the same time that Duke and its partners were working on meeting Atlantic Coast Pipeline regulatory demands this summer, Mountain Valley Pipeline developers and construction crews were dealing with similar issues — cost increases and delays. FERC slapped the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Honolulu votes to help fund beleaguered $8B rail project

November 6, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As it stands now, projected costs for the rail are $3 billion higher than original estimates, and the project is approximately nine months behind schedule. However, costs could escalate further if the authority has to make good on a $200 […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How the built environment can help the climate crisis

November 5, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The recent report delivered to the United Nations by the International Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) paints a dire picture of what will happen to the world if global temperatures rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit), a threshold […]