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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction planning numbers leap in October despite recession fears

November 8, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Demand for data center construction bolstered the commercial component of the momentum index over the past several months, according to Dodge. This time around, the commercial component increased 13% in October largely due to a jump in office and hotel […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How a corner bead eliminated rust and cracks for coastal custom home

November 7, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Any drywall finisher in highly humid climates like the one you’ll find in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl., knows you have one beastly enemy you need to conquer: moisture. For properties like this upscale custom home from Coastal Oaks Construction — […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

EPC, EPCM OR EPCOM – The Evolving Complexity of EPCs

October 19, 2022

Via: ENR

EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) companies are responsible for designing and constructing some of the most complex bridges, buildings, energy grids, power plants, etc – in the world. Whether it is offshore, at high altitude or on uncertain terrains like […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Building group launches national BIM program

September 13, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Unlike other sectors such as manufacturing, the construction industry hasn’t realized significant productivity gains through the implementation of technology. Indeed, construction has averaged just 1% productivity growth in the past 20 years, according to the NIBS release. The BIM process […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

What Contractors Need to Know About Risk Management in Construction

August 26, 2022

Via: ConstructConnect

As a construction contractor, you likely contend with multiple risks each day. Every project on which you perform work is unique and likely involves both risks and potential benefits. To be more successful, you must understand how to identify and […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

5 Green Buildings in California

August 22, 2022

Via: gb&d magazine

California doesn’t mess around. The state takes sustainability seriously and ranked 10th among the 2019 Top 10 States for LEED, according to the USGBC. CALGreen is California’s first green building code and the first in the nation state-mandated green building […]


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 […]