Posts Tagged ‘Construction Collaboration’

ONE NATION UNDER CONSTRUCTION : What does it really mean???

The exercise of building is a combination of equal parts art and science. At the core every construction project encompasses the assembly of hundreds of thousands of individual pieces and components into one integrated collectively functioning system.  These constructed systems take on many forms, from facilities such as apartments, office buildings, and retail outlets that…

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The Mobile Computing Impact On Construction Project Management

Technology is increasingly becoming an integral part of the way in which construction services are executed and delivered.  Mobile computing and mobile applications are playing a major role in the way projects are being planned, designed, and built.  Regardless of size and scope projects must be efficiently managed in order to meet schedule demands and…

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Building a Diverse Construction Service Provider Supply Chain

    The construction industry is a major contributor to the United States economy. The industry generates approximately $600 billion in revenue and creates nearly $1 trillion worth of structures each year. Based on current economic projections the construction industry is on a trajectory for sustained and consistent growth, which will provide a broad range of…

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XL Collaboration For An XXL Construction Project

The Blue Lake Dam Expansion project located in Sitka, Alaska typifies the definition of collaboration. Outside of its rural location, the project was extremely complex, required sophisticated multi-disciplined team members, and presented a number of logistical and access challenges. The project scope involved increasing the 145-ft-tall height of the existing dam an additional 83 feet…

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