MDC Systems® has recently entered the commercial drone industry with its drone for various inspection and engineering evaluation services. The future for the commercial drone industry looks very bright. In 2015 the U.S. commercial drone market size was an estimated $400 million, and by the year 2022 it is projected to grow to over $1 billion.
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Client Name: Bristol Myers Squibb MDC Systems® conducted a structural assessment of three, two-story, precast concrete parking garages at the Bristol Myers Squibb facility in Plainsboro, NJ. The three garage structures had experienced rapid, aggressive, premature deterioration of the garage deck, surface coating, joints and some structural elements. MDC Systems® was retained to investigate and
Client Name: Turner Construction Company The project consisted of approximately 300,000 sq. ft. of court/office space and underground parking. The building is 15 floors high and occupies almost an entire city block in downtown Minneapolis. The initial project price for the project’s lump-sum design/build contract between GSA and a Developer Team, including Turner Construction Co.,
Client Name: Sun Oil Company MDC Systems® was retained to review engineering, procurement and construction issues concerning the development of a coke (coal) manufacturing plant in Indiana. Our client’s damages stemmed from the differential movement of the sub-grade beneath the coke oven battery foundations and the failure of the coke ovens’ exhaust gas system to
Client Name: Travelers Insurance Travelers sought expert assistance from MDC Systems® analyzing circumstances leading up to the termination of Manshul Construction by Nassau County in connection with Manshul’s work on a project at the Nassau County Community College. The County also had subsequently debarred AETNA Casualty (Manshul’s surety) from underwriting other contractors in the county
Client Name: Turner Construction Company MDC Systems® was retained by counsel for Turner Construction to assist in the evaluation and defense of a $60 million claim involving $14M in alleged remedial work and $23M in delay damages. MDC Systems® also assisted in prosecuting Turner’s counterclaim of $20M for the $8.6M balance due on the construction
Client Name: NJDOT MDC Systems® was asked to investigate and analyze a contractor’s claim for the construction of an interstate highway interchange and inspection station. Unique geological conditions were alleged by the contractor to be responsible for a doubling in the value of the completed project. MDC Systems® conducted a detailed Forensic Project Management and
Hiring an engineering expert shouldn’t be an arduous task, although sometimes the process may seem overwhelming. Usually the claim is at the point where you want answers yesterday but because of resourcing, workloads, or budgets you are in a time crunch to find them. Even if you are not initially intending to use the services of an expert, gaining access to certain portions of data during discovery is a proactive way to ease trouble or scrambling down the road. Whether it’s for a third party opinion, an independent design, a mediation statement, or a testifying expert, the engineer you hire will likely need information from the sources discussed below.
Client Name: Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP MDC Systems® was hired by outside counsel to provide expert assistance in a matter involving the construction of a fiber optic highway extending through the states of Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. The project owner andMDC Systems®‘ client was sued by the contractor for the following:
Client Name: Talley Industries MDC Systems® was retained by an airbag manufacturing company to consult and provide expert witness services for the evaluation of a $40 million claim against our client for defective design and construction of an airbag manufacturing plant. After the plant was sold to a third party, our client constructed additions and