E. Mitchell Swann, PE, was appointed Treasurer of the Philadelphia Energy Authority Board (June 2017). Mr. Swann previously served as Secretary. Link to the Philadelphia Energy Authority website and specifically the PEA Board of Directors.
Archives for June 2017
E. Mitchell Swann, PE, Principal, MDC Systems®, presented as part of three panels over the course of this four day conference. See details of Mr. Swann’s presentations below. June 23 Chair: Michael Cooper, P.E., Member, MCC, Metairie, LA The session presents an actual case in which a practicing engineer was sued for negligence and malpractice. The
June 23, 2017 Nebraska Architectural Engineering Institute Conference Can We Just Get Along? (Alternative Dispute Resolution in Construction) Presenter: E. Mitchell Swann, PE Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has a long history of use in labor, workplace and construction disputes. In fact, the construction industry is often seen as the lead innovator in the use of
March 8-9, 2017 Robert McCue, PE, CIArb, MDC Systems®, is a long-standing CIArb Member and attended this International Arbitration Conference in Dubai, March 8-9. While in Dubai, Mr. McCue visited with several clients in the region. This conference is the first of three new International Arbitration Conferences which examine the crucial theme of ‘The Synergy and
February 2-3, 2017 MDC Systems® joined distinguished colleagues at the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry’s Midwinter Meeting in Palm Desert, CA. Rich conference discussions included green building and sustainable development in addition to best practices for resolving environmental issues affecting today’s projects. Thank you to all who stopped by MDC’s exhibit,
by Robert C. McCue, PE; E. Mitchell Swann, PE; and Michelle N. Delehanty, PE Where is the critical path? This is one of the questions most often asked concerning schedule analysis. For some types of projects it is easy to anticipate where the critical path should be; for instance in high-rise building construction, the critical