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Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Nonresidential construction spending falls in October

December 4, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.7% in October but is up 1.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Report: Scope of work changes top cause of construction disputes

December 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The categories of technology that are most helpful in avoiding disputes, according to Resolution Management Consultants of Marlton, New Jersey, are scheduling software, 3D modeling tools like BIM and data collection devices. All these tools can help contractors better plan […]


Sustainability

This world-first facility will turn human remains into soil

December 3, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Olson Kundig recently unveiled the design of the world’s first facility for “natural organic reduction,” a process that gently converts human remains into soil in about 30 days. The project was designed in partnership with, and for, Recompose, the company […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial, Procurement

Project Planning: Estimate, Budget, and Forecast

December 3, 2019

Via: ENR

The project planning process starts with a proposal estimate. Taking the time and effort to make a great proposal plan is a sure way to give the executing team the best shot for project success. The proposal estimate will have […]


Construction Processes, Design

Modular Monitor: Why does offsite construction matter?

December 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Hype for modular construction has hit a level of ubiquity. It seems like every month another prefabricated hotel tops out at a record height for the delivery model, or a city official lauds the practice as the panacea for affordable […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Private group starts construction of another stretch of US-Mexico border wall

November 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The wall, according to CNN, will include a roadway and a slope for boats. The project should be completed by Christmas. Brian Kolfage, founder of We Build the Wall, told WITI that his group has sent information to the USIBWC […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

Construction input prices unchanged in October

November 15, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices […]


Construction Techniques

The value catalyst for building advantage

November 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Isn’t it interesting when we talk about getting more out of something we say we need to ‘extract’ value? It’s a bit of an oxymoron when what we’re trying to do is infuse value into our work, our processes and […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction and real estate industry deals in September 2019 total $21.7bn globally

November 5, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Total construction & real estate industry deals for September 2019 worth $21.7bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 5.7% over the previous month and a rise of 44.2% when compared with the […]


Construction Techniques

New coal ash aggregate helps concrete cure

October 29, 2019

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

Coal ash is the less notorious byproduct of coal-fired power plants. It’s the residual solid waste that comes from burning coal. While it doesn’t have the same deleterious reputation of its airborne counterparts, tens of millions of tons of ash […]