The construction industry experiences some of the highest incidences of litigation. Here are the contractual clauses most often involved in disputes and suggested variations that could help avoid the headaches and costs of litigation.
There is one bright spot in the December “termination for convenience” of the main contracting joint venture on the Boston area’s Green Line Extension light-rail project: No one is pointing fingers at the contractor as the key culprit behind the project’s soaring cost, which currently is $700 million to $1 billion over its roughly $2-billion budget.
Because of recent technology advances, today’s 3D LiDAR, Nadir and Oblique aerial images can be used to quickly tease out and report surprisingly deep and accurate information about project sites and surroundings. During this webinar, we will talk with several construction industry users who are discovering new ways to get the most out of 3D aerial images to reduce costs and improve project outcomes.
Mobile technology and cloud services are improving productivity on job sites by sharpening the tools managers use to understand the financial impacts of decisions and changes. Join us for this webinar to hear from project managers in the field who will tell us how they are using cloud services and mobile technologies today to reach better outcomes, control costs and stay on—or even ahead—of schedule.
The insolvency and liquidation of the UK's second-biggest contractor, Carillion, and the abandonment of the V.C. Summer nuclear expansion project in South Carolina, raise questions about the interpretation of financial data for an accurate picture of the cost to complete work. ENR’s panel of experts will discuss how best to ensure the accuracy of cost to complete on complicated projects.
Construction-specific solutions improve planning accuracy, expose inefficiencies through visualization of problem areas, & provide documentation to support or justify change order requests and construction claims. Learn how CMiC’s Mobile Crew Time (MCT), a mobile time tracking solution with automated time-in/time-out data capture capabilities and RFID technology enabled features, can help!
Estimating construction costs has always been a challenge due to volatile material prices and the cyclical nature of the market. Trending factors, such as labor availability, material pricing and owner roles will all effect planning processes, making flexibility in response necessary. During this webinar, attendees will learn key strategies for adjusting estimates with real-world market conditions in mind.