How to Enact a More 'Quality' Jobsite Quality Control Program
By Kim Slowey, Contributing Editor of Construction Dive.
When construction companies don’t pay attention to quality, a project may end very badly... The benefits of a written quality control program are hard to deny."
Input Prices up 6.2 Percent Year-Over-Year in August
By Dan Shaw, the associate editor at The Daily Reporter.
Price changes for construction materials in August were mixed, but contractors are likely to be hit with additional cost increases as new tariffs take hold, as well as significant labor cost escalation”
Distribution Centers Are Being Built Faster Than They Can Be Staffed
By Matthew Rothstein, BisNow East Coast
The American economy simply can't get enough distribution centers. Aggressive demand for the assets is creating another barrier to the sector's continued growth."
When will the Opportunity Corridor be finished?
This article was written by Robert Higgs, cleveland.com
The final phase of a $306 million roadway project which Cleveland hopes will bring new life to a forgotten neighborhood is expected to begin within weeks."
How Three Contractors Expanded Thin Profit Margins
This article is from the webpage of American Express.
The key to keeping your cash flow positive in shifting circumstances is flexibility."
Which Standard Contract Best Fits Your Project, AIA or ConsensusDocs?
From the webpage of Construction Dive.
Success on a construction project can rise or fall on the contract you choose. Remember, financial solvency often depends on it."
When Should Contractors say no to new Business?
This article is written by Kim Slowey, Construction Dive.
experienced contractors warn there are a number of good reasons not to take on too much."
Blending Lean and CPM Scheduling for a Competitive Advantage
By Mark Jenkins, Director of Engineering & Construction Product Strategy, Oracle, on the Engineering News-Record website.
It is time to harness the exponential power of cloud-based tools that combine the key capabilities of the time-tested CPM approach with those of Lean Construction."...
The True Cost of Project Delay
From the website of the Engineering News-Record and White Paper/Deltek.com
The average delay caused by a widespread event seems to fall somewhere in the 20 percent to 30 percent range. So what does that mean in terms of costs?"
The Team of Turner Construction and Hunt Construction to lead HOF Efforts
This news article is by Alison Matas (GateHouse Media Ohio), CantonRep.com
Foundation work on the four-star Hall of Fame Hotel is expected to restart this fall, according to the new team that will manage construction of Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village."