The focus of IBHS outreach in 2019 is calling out details of landscaping, construction materials, and the assembly of decks, roofs, siding, soffits and vents as ignition-point risks when seeded by wind-blown embers. It also is looking at the fire resistance of manufactured lumber, versus natural materials.
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers and the International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES) launched a new set of contract documents specifically tailored to the challenges of underground works that involve geologic uncertainty, including tunneling and foundations.
The independent panel reviewing the investigation of San Francisco’s troubled Salesforce Transit Center is tasked with both determining the cause of brittle fractures in two bottom flanges of twin built-up plate girders and assigning responsibility for the fractures, according to Ron Alameida, director of design and construction for the public owner, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority.
Geography and time weren’t on the side of Mortenson when it needed to design and build a new siphon to move 22 million gallons of wastewater as part of an upgrade to a 42-year-old water system in Oregon.
The STARC temporary containment system segregates the noise and dust of renovations, so you can continue with your critical work without disruption. We will discuss how the installation process is quick and quiet - 100 feet of wall can be installed in one hour limiting labor/material costs and waste - and more!
Although audits are a fact of life, the level of time, effort, and stress is 100% manageable. During this webinar, we will share the top 3 secrets from industry leading owners managing ongoing capital construction projects and provide a summary of the strategies they undertook to eliminate stress and drive cost from their audit process.
Drones are transforming the way large companies do business across the entire enterprise. Once small programs prove their value, they tend to grow quickly, so starting with a strong foundation is key. In this webinar, we’ll present case studies from some of the most successful in-house drone programs in the industry as well as advice from top drone consultants.
Construction work starts and progresses as decisions are made, obligations are accepted and commitments are communicated. Until that happens, progress stalls and everything that’s waiting on a decision is at risk of delay, disruption or dissolution. In this webinar we will talk with construction industry executives about the changing technologies and techniques that help them smooth out and de-risk critical project information flow.
As a project leader, the success or failure of a project rests on your shoulders. Come in late, or over-budget and it’s you that will be answering the tough questions. During this webinar, we will explore proven strategies for consistently exceeding customer expectations through successful project delivery.
Project and technology managers at many mid-sized construction companies are eager to implement new technologies to improve project delivery. During this webinar, ENR will interview successful innovators at several firms who have broken through the barriers to get their organizations to embrace new technologies, and we will hear about the techniques they use to keep tech adoption simple, successful and standardized.
The majority of construction projects finish late and over budget. Can drones help project managers and site superintendents keep projects on schedule? You'll learn how the latest drone hardware and software can be used to survey sites, monitor progress, manage subcontractors and streamline communications—ultimately keeping projects running on budget and schedule.
Find out exactly how a platform will help you run your company, learn how the technology works, and see what the future of construction looks like when you can connect all your people, devices, and software. Viewers will gain insight into the benefits of a platform approach, how to remove friction on your projects, and the value of having all your data in one place.
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 rising frequency of extreme weather events has created new demands to build or adapt buildings to deliver superior performance over a widening range of conditions. This webinar will discuss how to prepare for the next extreme weather event by transitioning to more resilient building materials, systems and designs, and by ensuring critical systems maintain functionality when disaster strikes.