In this edition: Presentation, “New Challenges and Opportunities with High-Tech Building Construction” at The Contractor and Construction Manager Issues International Superconference in London, UK on May 20, 2005, by Robert C. McCue ofMDC Systems® and E. Mitchell Swann of MDCSystems®, & Duane Morris LLP Stucco and Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) – Latent Defects
In this edition: Allocating Risks In Construction Contracts Building Energy Benchmarking Program in City of Philadelphia ABA Forum on Construction Industry, 2013 Fall Meeting View HTML
In construction projects there are three main areas of importance to a successful project – scope, schedule, and budget. It is vital to have a clear definition of the scope of work, a defined schedule including milestones, and the cost of performance based on the scope and schedule. These “Big Three” must be in balance at bid submission time, remain in balance when the actual work starts, and continue to be balanced until project completion.
In this edition: Changing Climate and Water Management Processes Meet the MDC Systems® Expert: Lawrence M. Poli, PE MDC Advisor Newsletter Survey Results View HTML
In this edition: A Change of Seasons by E. Mitchell Swann Real Risk Managment: Read the Contract The Project is Flat: Technology Blurs the Line and Sharpens the Edge
In this edition: Project Risk Reduction, article by Daniel J. Sporer, Consultant for MDC Systems® Risk Management in Design, article by E. Mitchell Swann, P.E., Partner of MDCSystems® Can Clean be Green? How can Cleanroom-based industries climb aboard the ‘green train’? presentation by E. Mitchell Swann, P.E. A Global Owner,Joe Gionfriddo,Corporate Engineering at Proctor &
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The fast-paced design and construction industry continues to make impressive progress across the country and around most of the world. While many worry about the inevitable slow down / recession a more immediate problem confronts both Owners and Builders. Capacity constraints evidenced by shortages of materials, equipment and skilled labor are overshadowing all parts of
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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