U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) says the new contracting arrangement pioneered by Bechtel National Inc. on the Dept. of Energy’s Hanford nuclear-waste site’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant—a $16.8-billion project now four times above its original budget, with 17 years of added schedule—comes with risk to taxpayers.
Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) put two engineer-procure-construct packages out for bid in June for an onshore substation and submarine cable and installation for its planned
18-MW lake-based wind project in Cleveland.
Behind a bitter legal battle that has stalled plans for an $800-million “signature” bridge project on the Miami skyline, there are two dramatically different interpretations of just how the winning team was to be selected.
During this webinar, a professional litigator offers her perspective on the risk pitfalls that derail most construction projects. She’ll discuss do’s and don’ts from her experience counseling and representing engineers to resolve disputes during the project, before litigation, and in litigation.
In this webinar, ENR will sit down with industry experts to hear about best practices for identifying, tracking and mitigating risk, and their predictions for where risk management practices are headed in the future.
Setting process goals and expectations collaboratively with the project team at the outset of the work will help set the tone for the teamwork ahead and that the correct communications & document management resources are in place to support expectations. ENR will chat with three project managers about setting up at the outset, with the end in mind.
During this webinar, we will hear from veterans who have steered their companies through the transition to paper-less systems, as well as gain insights from their guidance and the metrics of their results.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.