Engineering and construction firm mergers and acquisitions; corporate branding; lists of top engineering and construction firms in the US and abroad with market analyses; company profiles, key executive and C-suite changes and growth strategy; large contract awards
Plans to build the nation’s largest solar energy farm took a major step toward reality in late December with the release of the federal Bureau of Land Management’s final environmental impact statement for the proposed $1-billion Gemini Solar Project in Nevada.
Shale oil and gas are making the U.S. a net exporter of energy for the first time in more than 50 years. Yet, even as oil and gas production is surging, wind and solar power capacity growth is frequently outpacing that of new fossil fuel plants. What kind of impact will these developments have on the domestic construction market? ENR will discuss the pressing questions with the experts.
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.
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.
When CMiC released CMiC Field several years ago, JE Dunn was one of the first customers to offer their assistance to refine its feature set. We'll focus on their rollout of CMiC’s Mobile Field application, including a live demo of CMiC's Drawing Management and QA/QC capabilities — as well as lessons learned from deploying a suite of mobile applications to over 1,500 field employees across 22 regional offices.
Today there is a wide assortment of tools available to benchmark and assess operational and financial performance, and many construction firms are sitting on a treasure trove of data from past projects. We will hear from industry experts about uncovering insights from the data you already have to pick better targets for bids, make more accurate estimates and perform with greater efficiency—and profitability.
From a new Panama Canal to sea-level rise to near-limitless cloud storage to a rumored WSP-AECOM design mega-merger, the last 10 years had big industry impacts. What's ahead for firms, owners and professionals?