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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction begins on Texas border gates

December 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Border wall construction and repairs are ongoing, despite a resistance on the part of many lawmakers to commit to additional funding. President Donald Trump managed to squeak $1.6 billion in border wall funds out of Congress in the last spending […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Chicago’s $5B-$6B Lincoln Yards still up in the air

December 3, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Lincoln Yards project, which could create 2,500 construction jobs during the first decade of building, reportedly was one of the developments included in Chicago’s bid for Amazon’s $5 billion second U.S. headquarters, which the internet retailing giant ended up […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

4 strategies to get construction projects back on track

November 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Contractors usually see indicators in their jobsite and financial data when something is going wrong with a project. But sometimes, a project succumbs to troubles even when the data looks great, two construction industry veterans said during a session at […]


Construction Techniques

Tech strategy requires a new type of construction worker

November 15, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

AUSTIN, Texas — Introducing technology at a construction company isn’t as simple as supplying iPads and downloading “freemium” project management apps — it involves a plethora of hardware, software, people and processes and requires someone at the helm who understands […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Tellurian on track to start construction on $27B Louisiana LNG terminal

November 14, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Tellurian already has a construction expert at its side. Not only did Tellurian award Bechtel with $15.2 billion of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for the Driftwood terminal in November 2017, but a Bechtel affiliate invested $50 million into […]


Construction Processes, Financial

U.S. Construction Spending Hits $1,329.5 Billion in September

November 1, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction spending increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,329.5 billion in September 2018. This is just 0.05% higher than August’s estimate which has been revised up from $1,318.5 billion to $1,328.8 billion. July’s estimate was also revised up […]


Construction Techniques

Q&A: How AECOM’s construction president tackles challenges, uses tech for success

October 25, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Over the many years of its storied history, AECOM has delivered increasingly massive projects and has grown tremendously both through acquisitions and internal expansion. One acquisition — the 2010 purchase of Tishman Construction — brought with it Jay Badame. After […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

$1B New York NHL arena targets spring construction start

October 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Oak View Group is also leading the $700 million KeyArena redevelopment project in Seattle. Oak View will be responsible for the cost of design, permitting and construction and must absorb cost overruns and liability for defects that might arise on […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Fighting the Fatal Four: OSHA-Based Solutions to Construction’s Deadliest Hazards

October 10, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

At first glance, the concept of the “fatal four” may sound like a scare tactic implemented by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to keep construction workers on their toes. However, these four hazards accounted for nearly 64% of […]


Construction Processes, Design

5 Ways Virtual Design and Construction Improves Business Performance Objectives

October 3, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

If you’re a construction project manager, you’ve probably heard about the great benefits of virtual design and construction (VDC) and how fantastic it is to be able to construct a three-dimensional, visual model of your project before you ever break […]