ENR’s annual Best Projects award program is dedicated to honoring the best construction projects and the companies that designed and built them in all 50 states plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. Click here to read about the ENR Global Best Projects Awards program.
Audrey Copeland, president and CEO of the National Asphalt Pavement Association, spoke with ENR’s transportation editor Aileen Cho at CONEXPO-CON/AGG earlier this month about sustainable pavements and encouraging more women to join the industry.
Construction in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin is seen as essential infrastructure, so work continues on most sites in those states. Minnesota's order broadly exempts outdoor activities. Michigan's order includes public works construction as essential. Other states not yet ordering citizens to stay at home.
The public authority that owns and runs the Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco forcefully disagrees with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's independent expert panel that reviewed the 2018 brittle fractures in twin built-up plate girders.
The American Institute of Steel Construction has formed a task force to consider the recommendations made by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission peer review panel, on the fractured flanges in the Salesforce Transit Center, to determine if any changes need to be made to the AISC Steel Specification.
With seven months to go before the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation, or FAST, Act expires, there have been glimmerings of progress on a long-term successor for that $305-billion highway-transit authorization.
The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters was awarded its largest-ever backpay award by the Illinois Department of Labor in ruling that a developer and two subcontractors must pay $1.1 million for violating prevailing wage law on a senior housing project in Northbrook, Ill.
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!
Adverse and unpredictable weather conditions can wreak havoc on the ability to deliver construction projects on time and on budget. However, weather risk solutions are being developed and delivered to protect project income and lead to more predictable profit margins. Join this engaging discussion about deploying parametric weather solutions to balance risk and achieve better project outcomes.
Change will happen throughout the course of every project. It's our ability to manage scope change that helps projects come in on schedule and within budget. We'll look at the benefits of effective change control, key contributors to change, and review proper processes and procedures for proactive change control with the goal of generating awareness of best practices and providing actionable insights.
The insurance market for contractors continues to evolve with specific coverages seeing difficult times for rates and capacity. Worldwide capacity for underwriting construction risk remains a challenge. We'll discuss best practices that are driving favorable market responses along with alternative risk financing techniques that contractors are using to better finance losses and control rate impacts.
Many construction projects go over budget and off schedule because their office and field teams are looking at different data. But when contractors run their business applications in a connected cloud, they can easily share data. Three contractors will share how connected cloud technology is helping them make better business decisions that are leading to more profitable operations and growth.
Even with a poor track record for on-time, on-budget completion, cost estimating and project planning for CAPEX projects over the last half century has remained virtually unchanged. But thanks to the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), those processes are undergoing a transformation. During this webinar, you’ll learn how AI is now being used to proactively guide and validate the entire project planning process.
Learn how to make the most of your Deltek Vision or Vantagepoint ERP! If you are looking to improve cash flow by utilizing Electronic Invoicing, or want to integrate data into your Deltek system for your field teams, you'll want to view this webinar. This quick, information-packed session will help you find ways to be more effective and potentially improve your organization’s workflow and cash flow.
How leading firms drive higher margins with better data-driven decision making
What if you had a way to understand your profit margin potential BEFORE you started a project? Maybe even before you generated a proposal to pursue a project. During this webinar, leading firms are beginning to see the value in data that already exists within their organization to help them make better informed, data-driven decisions.
In this webcast, leading contractors share strategies and technologies they have adopted to cut costs and downtime through a more automated, proactive approach to preventive maintenance. These experts will also discuss how they link maintenance, scheduling/dispatching and field management workflows to optimize how they deploy, track, move and maintain their fleets.
Both public outreach during a project and crisis management when something goes badly wrong requires communication with the public. What are the strategies for each? What are the similarities? What are the differences? In this webinar, industry insiders will discuss keys to forming a communication structure during the public outreach phase of a project.