Owner’s who demand the highest standards of care and want to attract the best Suppliers are best served by more balanced contracts
As we continue our recovery from the impacts of the pandemic, inflation rates across the globe are on the rise.
As we continue our look at construction technology, I wanted to cover what is currently the most disruptive technology in construction.
Conventional methods of construction are extremely labor intensive. They require many skilled tradesmen working many hours.
As we saw in our look into robotics, there are several companies working to replace workers with machines.
3D Printing however, takes queues from existing technology and scales it up to completely change the way we build.
3D printing technology has come a long way since the concept was first patented in 1986 by Charles Hull. Today 3D printing is becoming more and more mainstream and more companies (and industries) are embracing this technology. From the early “on-demand” concepts of 2006 to recent large scale developments, this technology has captured our imagination.
There are several innovators at the forefront of this technology. Today I want to share who the key players are and where this technology is receiving the greatest attention.
These policies are most effective when you are using a Cost Plus Open Book contract.
This infographic shares the various supplier profiles available and assesses the pros and cons of each.
Hundreds of the top Procurement Professionals in Facilities gathered to share industry best practices.
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly is a delivery model that could, “change the industry…to build better quality housing on time and at speed.”
Hackitt’s comments on procurement are one of many recommendations which are part of an integrated systemic changes.
This is not a case anyone would want to emulate. This is a case to be regarded as the perfect storm of what NOT to do in construction.
Change Orders – How to Plan, Mitigate, and Minimize the impact of Changes on Your Construction Projects.
This week in the news we find an article from Passenger Terminal Today.com about a request for proposal for a new terminal at Newark International Airport. The story tells us that three joint-venture (JV) firms have been shortlisted for a design-build agreement to build a new Terminal at Newark Airport. The three JV firms feature…
Over the last few years, I have noticed an increase in the number of construction contracts using “open book” provisions. The term “open book” describes a contract provision that allows Owners full transparency into the General Contractor’s sub-contracts. It should be noted that “open book” provision are not the same as audit rights. Audit rights…