For years, construction productivity has been on the decline, hindering progress and improvements. It's time to pick up the pace by adopting an integrated team approach to streamline processes and increase efficiencies. This issue looks at how to shake up tradition on the job site.
As a global community, our growing needs in infrastructure upgrades, the revitalization of the energy market from the abundance of unleashed oil and natural gas, and generally strong economies make now a great time to build.
Our current market is more disjointed and risk-averse than ever, with high customer expectations and the need to deliver predictable outcomes, free of surprises, for peace of mind.
The demand for construction services in a world of complexities means the practices of project management are more important than ever — and always open to scrutiny.
The current labor shortage is causing commotion in the construction industry. When it comes to design-build or other high-risk projects, firms occasionally opt for a formal labor study that looks at the local labor pool, current wages and competing projects to make sure those factors won't affect project progress.
A new district office building and maintenance facility — brought to life through integrated design-build project delivery — preserve the legacy of an energy company with a long history of serving its community.
From renovating multiple terminals at a busy commercial airport to overhauling the water infrastructure of an urban city, program management is a proven stress-reliever, saving time and money while reducing risk.
Determining and tackling safety challenges on-site requires the right people and the right plan.
For some commercial projects, a new option is gaining ground: prefabricated building solutions, where building elements are constructed in a controlled environment off-site, then assembled on-site.
As president of the Construction/Design-Build Group at Burns & McDonnell, Randy Griffin and his team are responsible for safe, efficient and cost-effective project delivery.
The acquisition of AZCO, a premier industrial construction company, enhances the construction options for customers with complex heavy industrial facility projects.