Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

The Construction Manager as an Enterprise Risk Management Solution

Construction is a complex activity. Any task that involves assembling thousands of individual pieces into one functioning form takes skill, intelligence and in some cases a little bit of luck. The practice of successful construction project execution is embedded with inherent risk that comes in many forms: Weather Project Financing Worker Safety Job Site Security…

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Understanding Construction Project Delivery Methods

Construction is an extremely broad industry and every construction project is unique in its own way. Projects differ in physical size, cost to construct, geographic locale, and construction market sector. Regardless of the unique attributes that may define a project the primary objective of almost every project is on time completion that comes in on or…

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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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