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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Duke University’s snub a ‘major setback’ to $3B North Carolina light rail project

March 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel suggested that GoTriangle might resort to eminent domain in order to see the highly anticipated light-rail project through to fruition, The News & Observer reported. A $237 million tunnel underneath Durham increased construction costs to from […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Diverting funds for border wall could be slow going

February 26, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

This past weekend, Shanahan visited a portion of the U.S.-Mexico border with other defense officials, according to a DOD news release. The agency said Shanahan and others wanted “to get a feel for the situation at the Southwest border.” U.S. […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

$12B Texas bullet train construction could start this year

February 22, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The Dallas-to-Houston bullet train has been under fire from landowners along the proposed route since development began. However, the rail now has another public relations obstacle to overcome — the inevitable comparisons to the $77 billion, Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Concrete issues delay Denver airport project indefinitely

February 21, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The Denver City Council inked a $1.8 billion deal with Great Hall Partners in August 2017 for the airport renovation, which also includes a 34-year concession management contract. This is the first major public-private partnership for a city-owned property in […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive Bridge Closes for Emergency Repairs, Reopens With Temporary Fix

February 18, 2019

Via: ENR

Lake Shore Drive, a part of U.S. Highway 41 that runs parallel with and along the shoreline of Lake Michigan in Chicago, was closed to northbound traffic from the morning of Feb. 11 to the afternoon of Feb. 12 due […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Google embarks on $13B data center expansion

February 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Silicon Valley is becoming too small and too pricey for tech workers to flourish and the same is true for their employers. The West Coast has long benefited from the economic impact technical powerhouses like Microsoft, Google and Amazon have […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

The basics of building commissioning

February 12, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Commissioning isn’t a new concept. The term actually dates back to shipbuilding; a commissioned ship is one that’s deemed ready for service. However, a ship must pass several milestones before setting sail. The equipment has to be installed and tested, […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report: Elevator-related construction deaths on the rise

February 11, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

On Feb 2., a worker who fell 40 feet down an elevator shaft at the $3.6 billion Salt Lake City International Airport redevelopment project a few days earlier succumbed to his injuries and died. He was reportedly an employee of […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum announce plans to build $10B LNG export facility

February 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

McDermott International on Tuesday said that it had been awarded — along with joint venture partners Chiyoda International Corp. and Zachry Group — a “mega contract” to build the Golden Pass project. McDermott did not release the exact contract amount […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Construction fatalities up in New York state, down in NYC

February 5, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In New York City, construction safety has a champion in Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., as well as in the Construction Fraud Task Force his office created. The task force goes after contractors that commit safety, wage and other […]