Consequential damages. Pay-if-paid. Indemnifications. These can dirty words in the design and construction business. We know because ENR just surveyed contractors about what they try to steer clear of. But we won’t censor those words in ENR or at ENR’s Risk Summit in Dallas June 16 th.
Monday, May 18: T his was actually the first day that Dan and I truly spent a whole day together on our road trip - and it was hard. Really, really hard. Mrs. Martin got stuck in traffic in Philly, on our way to a visit with the local DPW. It was hot – exactly the kind of weather we were trying to
People have been confused about the start of our road trip. I’ve been walking into my neighborhood watering holes and they go: “Wait, what? I thought you were on the road!” (Hopefully with pleasantly surprise, as in "Oh, glad you're still here" and not disappointed surprise, as in "Why the hell are you
She’s a rust-covered ballerina. She glided through the slow lane quite gracefully. However, her upholstery is the original horsehair material that it was in 1969. I popped two Benadryls in an attempt to keep my nose from leaking all over said upholstery and to keep my face from swelling like a roasting marshmallow.
The really big win for the construction industry is to send all workers home safely every day. Safety Week 2015 is an excellent program every construction company can be part of that can help. It was off to a good start last year, and it is ramping up to have even more widespread participation this year. On the week staring May 4, contractors across the U.S. will pledge time every day to special programming on safety.
The Engineering News-Record editorial team came home with four prestigious awards from American Business Media on March 27. ENR Deputy Editor Richard Korman won one of the group’s top honors, the Timothy White Award for editorial integrity.