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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

How Biden’s Inauguration Day executive orders will impact construction

January 20, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

After being sworn in today, President-elect Joe Biden will take a number of actions aimed at advancing his agenda and undoing some of President Donald Trump’s directives. Through executive orders, proclamations and other memoranda, Biden will address issues such as […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Fluor reports lower revenues and backlog, but sees opportunity ahead

December 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The results came as Fluor looks to regain its footing after a restructuring to put accounting mishaps behind it. The company is now pursuing higher-quality contracts, even as it continues to work through older, “zero margin” jobs. The firm didn’t […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise, Procurement, Sustainability

The Future of Preconstruction is a Complete Data Journey

November 20, 2020

Via: ENR

A construction project starts well before the first shovel breaks ground, and its margin can be won or lost in this early stage. Preconstruction is becoming widely recognized as the most critical phase of a project when it comes to […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

A roundup of coronavirus outbreaks on construction sites

November 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry hasn’t been portrayed as having the widespread outbreaks of COVID-19 that have plagued other sectors such as meatpacking plants, nursing homes and health care facilities. But there is no national data clearinghouse that tracks COVID-19 outbreaks by […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Dodge: U.S. construction starts will increase 4% next year

November 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

“Uncertainty surrounding the next wave of COVID-19 infections in the fall and winter and delayed fiscal stimulus will lead to a slow and jagged recovery in 2021,” Branch said in the release. “Business and consumer confidence will improve over the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Mass timber construction reaching for new heights

November 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is set to erect a 25-story mass timber apartment building in the summer of 2022, marking the world’s tallest building of its kind — that is, until it’s eclipsed by a 40-story mass timber office building expected to […]


Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Interaction of Expertise

The 2 Types of Welding Helmets You Need To Consider

November 3, 2020

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

A welding helmet is arguably the most integral piece of protective equipment a welder must use. Aside from physically covering your face from sparks, a welding helmet also protects your vision from dangerous infrared and ultraviolet rays, which are emitted […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Structural Fire Engineering Can Improve Building Safety, Schedule

October 14, 2020

Via: ENR

Performance-based structural fire design of steel frames can eliminate fire protection on up to half of a building’s floor beams, according to a two-year study of PBSFD. Still, structural engineers leading the way toward more common use of structural fire […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

A Deeper Dive Into the U.S. PIP Construction Statistics Reveals a Deeper Dive

September 9, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

From an overview perspective, the Census Bureau’s put-in-place (PIP) capital spending statistics are providing a misleading picture of what is happening in the construction marketplace. They are too buoyant. In July, total PIP spending, seasonally adjusted and annualized (in ‘current,’ […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction Industry Weekly News Recap – August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Here’s a quick rundown of this week’s top news and happenings in the construction industry. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the interesting local, regional, and national stories about construction to keep you better informed of the […]