Research conducted by the Construction Industry Institute (CII), the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) and Stanford University found that exposure to defect claims may be reduced through the implementation of formal quality management programs.
As an owner, you are a leader in your core business. You take proactive actions in your primary business, like financial services, pharmaceutical [...]
As an owner, why is quality important?
Unlike construction managers and general contractors, the owner's core competency is not construction – it is our primary business, like financial services, pharmaceutical manufacturing, or home goods retail, for example. However, owners do put a high volume of construction in place on annual basis, including retrofits and renovations to [...]
CONEXPO-CON/AGG is the international gathering place for the construction industry. Held every three years, the exposition showcases the latest equipment, products, services and technologies, across all sectors of construction worldwide from heavy to civil to commercial. This year's event featured over 2,000 exhibitors and about 130,000 attendees from around the globe.
The conference and expo includes [...]
A happy iPad 2 user
So much as happened. It’s hard to believe it’s been only one month since:
1. We first heard about the great new features of the iPad 2;
2. We got hands on some new iPad 2’s (hint: if you’re looking to buy an iPad 2 for your construction project, scroll down to [...]
When carrying the iPad out in the field and jobsite, some jobsite conditions and project requirements may warrant the use of a tool safety tether. The same goes for any other tool, such as a drill, when on a roof, scaffold, ladder or catwalk (such as in a power plant or cogeneration facility), for example.