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 second of two major sediment diversion projects in Plaquemines Parish, La., is closer to construction following the naming of a contractor to build the $700-million structure that will use mud from the bottom of the Mississippi River to help rebuild the state’s disappearing wetlands.
The steel subcontractor and the fabricator for the problem bridge-like spans at San Francisco's Salesforce Transit Center are vigorously countering the Transbay Joint Powers Authority's contention that a construction error caused the brittle fractures of the hub’s two built-up plate girders.
Renovation of the Great Hall of Denver International Airport’s iconic Jeppesen Terminal has hit a bump. Tests are under way to determine whether the existing concrete slab can handle construction equipment loads.
Digital systems that manage processes with precision have been taken up by many project managers to ensure the timely exchange of accurate deliverables and to gain instant visibility and auditability into each step of the process. In this webinar, we will get advice from project managers who have made the transition to a digital workflow.
A shared understanding and agreement is the foundation of successful projects. We will talk with designers, construction managers and contractors about how they reach this state, and how modern technologies are making it easier to reduce disputes throughout construction and speed up the signing of agreements to save money and boost efficiency.
Collaboration with digital data is helping the construction industry head-off safety issues that arise from miscommunication and faulty coordination, as well as prevent rework and enhance productivity and quality. During this webinar, we will talk with project managers about how they use connected digital data to help keep their jobsites coordinated, productive and safe.
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.
Drones have earned their place on the jobsite, and now construction firms and agencies across the country are looking to build enterprise-wide drone programs. We will hear from industry leaders who have transitioned from early adopters and experimenters with the use of drones in construction into industry leaders implementing new systems for drones in the enterprise.