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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

NY-NJ Port Authority approves $4.5B of airport projects

October 28, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The AirTrain project at LaGuardia, which is still undergoing an environmental review, will use the design-build-operate-maintain (DBOM) delivery method. The authority has not yet awarded the construction contract for the project. The new AirTrain at LIA could also be delivered […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Architecture Billings Index downturn moderates as challenging conditions continue

October 24, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

While architecture billings moderated in September, design activity shows signs of remaining sluggish at U.S. architecture firms, according to a new report released today from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in September is […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

NTSB determines probable cause for deadly FIU bridge collapse

October 23, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the probable cause of the deadly March 15, 2018, Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse was related to load and capacity calculation errors made by FIGG Bridge Engineers Inc. The board also […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

U.S. Construction at a Crossroads

October 21, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

ConstructConnect’s grand total construction starts statistics two-thirds of the way through 2019 are almost even with January-August 2018, -3.3%. The composition of starts this year, however, has undergone a dramatic change. It is much more heavily weighted towards very large […]


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 […]