Posted on 1/24/2017 7:10 PM By Lauren Pinch
Typically, disruption in the workplace is counterintuitive to productivity. But in terms of creating innovative ways to manage people, processes and technology, the concept of “disruption” isn’t such a bad thing for the construction industry. Change is stirring whether contractors are ready for it or not, and firms that have adopted new ways of managing scheduling and workflows are seeing stellar results—earning the accolades of repeat projects for key clients, as well as happy project partners.
Posted on 8/24/2016 12:03 PM By Ron Antevy
Facility owners have historically been left out of the construction project management technology game, as most platforms and tools focused on innovations for contractors, architects and engineers. That trend is changing with the rise and expansion of project management information systems (PMIS) designed specifically for owners. Even so, PMIS usage among owners and contractors has room to improve to facilitate better project execution.
Posted on 8/24/2016 11:14 AM By Joanna Masterson
Public agencies developing infrastructure projects now have access to a guide that emphasizes factors local policymakers should consider before entering into a public-private partnership (P3). Additionally, a new study is available that focuses on comprehensive development agreements, which often are associated with toll road P3s.
Posted on 8/24/2016 10:43 AM By Christian Burger and Todd Ellsworth
With the promise of IoT, mobile, cloud and other emerging technologies, contracting companies cannot slow their pursuit of technology. In fact, construction companies are going to be faced with more options, greater demand, increased complexity and higher costs.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:57 PM By Joanna Masterson
Missouri, Alabama, Nebraska and New York advance design-build legislation.
Posted on 4/25/2016 6:40 PM By Jessica Porter
In any industry or company, the poor actions of a few can overshadow the good work of the majority. To combat this in the construction industry requires consistency, dedication and a commitment to getting the job done right the first time. Just take it from McGann Construction and Trunnell Electric, two contractors that have built a reputation for consistently producing high-quality work.
Posted on 2/17/2016 12:47 PM By Perry Daneshgari
Contractors don’t need to look far to find organizations that specialize in moving materials. Distributors and suppliers, and even manufacturers, can be considered part of the food chain.
Posted on 2/17/2016 8:33 AM By Joanna Masterson
Upcoming free webinars include: The Survival Guide for Project Managers (March 9); Navigating Your Journey to Lean (March 16); Top 10 Critical Processes to Automate (March 22 ); and ELD Is Here: Is Your Fleet Prepared? (April 27).
Posted on 10/29/2015 8:07 AM By Joanna Masterson
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed AB 1358 into law, authorizing school districts to procure design-build contracts for public works projects in excess of $1 million through 2025.
Posted on 8/27/2015 9:13 AM By Joanna Masterson
To keep projects on or under budget, we consult with the client and coordinate plans, design specifications, phasing and operation methods with the design team and the state and local authorities. All of this is done during preconstruction.
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