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Avoid Lifting Gear Failure

June 7, 2018 - in Buildings, Project management

Age Awareness Lifting gear failure can have dramatic consequences for both those directly affected and those held responsible. To ensure safe practice it is crucial that users are fully aware of issues surrounding Design Working Period and maintenance responsibilities,…

Video: Port of Los Angeles Automated Terminal

September 18, 2017 - in Buildings, Project management, Video

The Port of Los Angeles TraPac Terminal is a fully automated technologically advanced terminal. The TraPac Terminal Automation Project features automatic…

Seventy-Percent of Contractors Have A Hard Time Finding Qualified Craft Workers To Hire Amid Growing Construction Demand, National Survey Finds

August 30, 2017 - in Buildings, Project management

Seventy percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce,…

Viewpoint, BKD & FMI Corporation Form Industry Alliance to Address Construction Productivity Issues

Portland, OR - Industry leaders Viewpoint, BKD LLP & FMI Corporation have teamed up to perform deep research into construction productivity issues in order to make practical recommendations for areas of improvement. The lag in global construction productivity…

AECOM Wins Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Contract

LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2016 — AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide program management and construction management (PM/CM) services at the Dallas/Fort…

Atkins Launches New Advisory Business to Manage Uncertainty and Complexity in Infrastructure Delivery

Atkins today announces the launch of a new end-to-end advisory consulting business - Atkins Acuity - that will combine the company’s extensive engineering and master planning capability with new structuring, financing and project preparation expertise. This…

U.S. Construction Industry Buoyed by Reduced Dispute Time, Costs for Construction Disputes

Highlands Ranch, Colo., June 6, 2016—The 2016 Arcadis Global Construction Disputes report shows that while the cost and time involved solving construction disputes is rising in some parts of the world, the costs have decreased for the third year in a row…

WSP Intends to Acquire Sweett to Strengthen Its Expertise in Project Management

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, May 25, 2016—WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with the Board of Directors of Sweett Group plc (AIM:CSG.L) ("Sweett"), based in London, U.K., on the terms of a…

AECOM Capital Announces Hiring of Bill Smith to Oversee National Design and Construction Development

April 27, 2016 - in Construction, People, Project management

AECOM Capital, the investment and development arm of AECOM, announced the hiring of Bill Smith to serve as executive vice president of design and construction, responsible for managing the design and construction of all AECOM Capital developments nationally.…

The Korte Company Streamlines Construction Project Efficiency with CTERA

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016—CTERA Networks today announced that The Korte Company, a leading U.S.-based construction and design firm, has selected CTERA's Enterprise File Services Platform to improve IT efficiencies and increase organizational productivity for…