Agencies relying on the traditional design-bid-build process will struggle to make progress on the backlog of facilities work needing to be done.
Posts Tagged: construction
Look at your own skillset and research an industry that you might not have considered before and try to imagine how that sector could benefit from what you have to offer.
One of the central goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is the appropriation of billions of federal dollars to be used to fund thousands of public construction projects in the U.S. Construction procurement opportunities can be found in one of several places, but the best places to start is to searchRead… Read more »
A CH2M Hill subsidiary has been awarded a $6.4 million project by the U.S. Navy to restore a building at the Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquarters in Washington following the Sept. 16 Navy Yard shooting. CH2M Hill Constructors will also assess damages and develop alternative concept designs under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Navy said Monday.Read… Read more »
It’s been suggested in the past the construction industry is slower to adopt new technology than many other industries, and there’s some truth in that. Part of the problem lies in the sheer number of sectors within the industry, from architects and designers to heavy machinery providers and construction crews. Getting everyone involved to adoptRead… Read more »
The WGES DC takes place on June 21, 2012 at the Washington Post Conference Center. The attendees will meet a Veteran Actor of 85 Films, a Scientific Leader of Energy & Environment, Officers Leading some of the Largest Contracts in the World, Representative from the Pentagon, learn about the Hydrogen Superhighway project, innovative energy savingRead… Read more »
Do you want to be a leader in your field at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – a groundbreaking organization solely devoted to the economic strength and vitality of American Families? Do you want to challenge yourself and others? If you answer “Yes”, then we have a career for you! CFPB professionals have unparalleledRead… Read more »
BIM Construction Cost Estimating – Top Ten List First and foremost BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. While the industry is currently fixated upon 3D visualization tools, aka Revit, Archicad, Bentely… they only represent optional components of a BIM solution. Construction cost estimating, and robust, proven project deliveryRead… Read more »
Key Words: Acquisition, Procurement, Purchasing, Contracts, Contracting, Supply, Supply-chain, Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Construction, A/E/C, Public Works, A & E Design, Tendering,Sourcing, Strategic Sourcing and all of the former in 2.0 It’s not rocket science. If “a rose is a rose is a rose”, then acquisition is acquisition is acquisition, right? If you workRead… Read more »
If your community is like ours, you have received very little information about the much publicized economic stimulus package currently under consideration by our legislators and President-elect Obama. For a small town, this is frustrating because if this does happen, the opportunity will be a once-in-a-lifetime deal. So we sit on the edge of ourRead… Read more »