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.
The reality that more structures fail during construction than after completion spurred the forensic engineer, who died Jan. 3 in Manhattan, to champion the first load design standard for temporary and partially completed structures.
Engineering News-Record invites you to learn about RSMeans data from Gordian. Get the tools you need to create budgets, estimate projects, validate your own cost data and plan for ongoing facilities maintenance.
Succeeding with Lean Construction’s systematic approach to reducing waste, rework and delay requires the implementation of a set of inter-related production management policies. Getting the right technology is key, but without implementing the right policies, the hoped for results won’t be achieved. In the webinar, the experts who understand Lean Construction will share their tips for setting it up and doing it right.
Discover your firm’s super power — the power to quickly create 3D experiences in real-time from your design files for VR/AR devices, using tools you probably already have, or can easily acquire. We'll talk to field supervisors putting VR and AR to work to enhance project understanding, and business strategists with their eyes on advanced visualizations that will impact their company’s future.
Resource management is an essential element of how every architecture and engineering firm delivers professional services. Most firms, though, need a better picture of who is doing what to optimize resource management outcomes. In this session, we will discuss what the ideal picture of resource management looks like and how you can create a resource management masterpiece for your A&E firm.
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.
Building solar and wind energy generation efficiently in the field can often be more like manufacturing than construction. But as with every construction job, the work requires careful planning and program management. We'll discuss the software the experts use for every step of the process, from planning to operations to how new manufacturing techniques and robots are helping execute.
Driving innovation is never simple. Infrastructure can be a barrier. But cultural and process challenges can be equally – if not more difficult – to overcome. Sundt Construction will share the lessons they've learned in introducing innovations like drone imagery and analytics – and the impact of innovation to company performance and employee safety and engagement.
Join us for this webinar as Steve Jones, Senior Director at Dodge Data & Analytics presents key discoveries from a new SmartMarket report that reveals current methods of gathering and analyzing data, as well as the potential for leveraging technology to further improve project performance, profitability and competitiveness.
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.
During this webinar, we’ll discuss how working in a collaborative manner with input from agency leadership, employees and stakeholders can successfully create and-roll out entirely new, consistent protocols, supplemental training and hands-on instruction, and pilot programs that allow best practices to thrive and set the stage for positive outcomes.
Case Study: Learn how DocuSign and Procore developed the Best Tech for Construction Execs
Going digital makes your construction business and contract approval process go faster. In this webinar, we’ll share how Procore and DocuSign are helping thousands of construction firms digitize their workflows helping keep their projects on time and on budget. We'll demonstrate how using DocuSign and Procore helps them deliver more agreeable construction projects.