Resource Management Maturity Model

Resource Management Maturity Model How mature is YOUR resource management practice? About 55% of respondents in our GAUGE survey said they have reached resource management maturity for their organization. See Original Article LU brings in replacement for boss who was moved to head up Crossrail Mark Wild is on loan from Transport for LondonSee Original Article Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs – June 2019 Clichés are often true and it is the case that a picture can be worth a thousand words. Below are six graphs recording 12-month moving averages of ConstructConnect’s nonresidential construction starts. When the value of the current month is higher than for the same month a year ago, the line will turn up; when lower, […] The post Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs – June 2019 appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article

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Nonresidential Construction Starts Land Softly in June after Soaring in May

Nonresidential Construction Starts Land Softly in June after Soaring in May Hard to Compete With May ConstructConnect announced today that the latest month’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $44.9 billion (green shaded box, Table 3 below). The month-to-month percentage change versus May was -18.3%. The large drop, however, was mainly due to May having so many mega-sized project initiations. May’s Top 10 project […] The post Nonresidential Construction Starts Land Softly in June after Soaring in May appeared first on ConstructConnect.cSee Original Article Mace to oversee Afghan embassy revamp Main contractor Quinn London will start work in SeptemberSee Original Article Mace to revamp former Bloomberg office Scheme at Finsbury Square has £60m pricetagSee Original Article

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London mayor knocks back Fosters’ Tulip

London mayor knocks back Fosters’ Tulip Sadiq Khan uses planning powers to block City of London’s backing for tourist towerSee Original Article MPs ignored as £1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel procurement kicks off Public Accounts Committee raised concerns earlier this month about transport department’s ability to manage jobSee Original Article Council plans autumn restart for Wolverhampton job laid low by Shaylor collapse City’s Civic Hall was undergoing £38m makeover when firm went underSee Original Article

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Southwest Pulse: Construction Projects for June 2019

Southwest Pulse: Construction Projects for June 2019 Projects of note and bidding possibilities in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. See Original Article ENR's Southwest City Scoop: Las Cruces Overall Construction Spending Expected to Increase by Almost 4% This Year See Original Article Life, However Small, Breathed Back into the Oregon-Washington I-5 Bridge Project Efforts to replace the 100-year-old Interstate Bridge connecting Oregon to Washington over the Columbia River, however far they’ve advanced in the past, have all fallen short. Now, though, a small bit of life comes back to the bridge replacement discussion. See Original Article

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ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – July 8, 2019

ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – July 8, 2019 Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of July 1 – 5, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama Vincent High School New Weight Room Building Location: Vincent, AL […] The post ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – July 8, 2019 appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article ENR Announces 2019 Global Best Projects Winners Judges selected 32 winning projects from a record number of entries. Projects will be honored at an awards dinner on Oct. 2 in New York City. See Original Article Why Seattle’s Small Multi-Family Buildings and the Firms That Create Them are on the Endangered Species List BUILD explains the expensive and time-consuming process of entitling and permitting multifamily projects in SeattleSee Original Article

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MJ Gleeson boss leaves after bust-up over pay

MJ Gleeson boss leaves after bust-up over pay Jolyon Harrison earned £2.9m in 2018 but could not agree a future pay packageSee Original Article Galliford Try snaps up Yorkshire housebuilder Firm’s partnerships arm says deal for STG will spearhead push into regionSee Original Article Shaylor Group on the brink of collapse with 250 jobs set to go Weekend email tells staff that administrator will be appointed this morningSee Original Article

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Probe kicks off following Bellway Homes blaze in Barking

Probe kicks off following Bellway Homes blaze in Barking Fire at Bellway-built housing scheme in east London ‘fuelled by timber balconies’, locals claimSee Original Article Mountain States People: Construction business updates for June 2019 Updates about construction professionals in the Mountain States region. See Original Article ​RLB brings in Aecom boss to double programme management business Firm eyes growth in sector as part of 2030 strategySee Original Article

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Severfield's India partner mulls bid for bits of British Steel

Severfield's India partner mulls bid for bits of British Steel JSW Steel understood to be looking at stricken businessSee Original Article Mountain States On the Scene: June 2019 Reports from key industry events across the Mountain States region. See Original Article Five Minutes with Matt Cummings, New President/CEO of TY Lin Int'l Industry veteran discusses plans for the bridge firm and its sister companies under Dar Group See Original Article

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Complex Four-Part Stormwater Project Stirs Controversy in Denver

Complex Four-Part Stormwater Project Stirs Controversy in Denver The project’s multiple components aim to solve ‘a legacy problem’ for stormwater detention on the city’s north side. See Original Article Output up over past three months but slips in April Scape boss Mark Robinson says government is heading down “path of self-destruction”See Original Article In Aftermath of Fatal Attack, Virginia Beach Public Works Resumes Operations With an estimated 400 employees in new locations, police probe could continue for six months of building where 12 municipal workers were killed by a project manager on May 31. See Original Article

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Mountain States City Scoop: Construction Starts in Denver

Mountain States City Scoop: Construction Starts in Denver Dodge presents data on projected 2019 construction starts in the greater Boise area. See Original Article Companies crying out for Brexit clarity, says British diplomat Dominic Schroeder was speaking at the BCO’s annual conference in CopenhagenSee Original Article Construction Jobless Rate Hits 19-Year Low, But Job Gain Is Modest Industry added 4,000 jobs in May, well below April's increase of 30,000, BLS reports. See Original Article

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Questions About Wind as Dallas Crane Mishap Claims a Life

Questions About Wind as Dallas Crane Mishap Claims a Life A stormy Sunday afternoon in Dallas with gusts of 70 mph or higher. A tower crane tied to a new apartment building frame tumbles, smashing a completed parking structure behind it. See Original Article Mountain States Industry News for June 2019 Industry news from across the Mountain States region. See Original Article V&A to protect neighbours’ privacy with shrubs Move at Stratford site follows last year’s row between Tate Modern and Neo Bankside residentsSee Original Article

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Texas & Louisiana Snapshot: 2424 Tulane

Texas & Louisiana Snapshot: 2424 Tulane Photographs chosen by our editors from submissions to https://www.enr.com/Texas-Louisiana/Submit_Photos See Original Article Bourbon Street Overhaul Reorders a Tangled Past Project team tries new approach during phase 2 of reconstruction as underground obstructions prompt strategy shift. See Original Article Kier share price hits 23-year low following yet another write-down Firm says it will take an additional £40m hit in current financial year which ends this monthSee Original Article

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ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – June 3, 2019

ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – June 3, 2019 Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of May 27 – 31, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama Walmart Supercenter #2739-233 – Remodel / Bay Minette Location: Bay […] The post ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – June 3, 2019 appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article Glasgow EfW client cuts its claim against Interserve by £23m Pennon says move comes because of ‘lack of certainty over Interserve’s future’See Original Article Trust told to name Balfour Beatty as Carillion's successor on Birmingham hospital Firm due to be officially signed up this autumnSee Original Article

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Public Works Department Staff Became Targets In Virginia Beach

Public Works Department Staff Became Targets In Virginia Beach Engineers, technicians and right-of-way specialists were among those killed; industry peers lend support to stricken families and work communities. How could office security change? See Original Article Exercising with Bridges For those who appreciate getting a workout while crossing that bridge, here are some suggestions. See Original Article Northwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Seattle Seattle Area Construction Contract Volume to Increase Slightly This Year See Original Article

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TransLink, BC Government to Explore Transit Link Across Burrard Inlet

TransLink, BC Government to Explore Transit Link Across Burrard Inlet The $500,000 put up by the government of British Columbia to study a fixed-link rapid transit connection across Burrard Inlet, connecting Vancouver, B.C., to the North Shore, revives an idea that has floated the inlet for years. See Original Article In pictures: Bennetts Associates' Cambridge student centre finishes Scheme built by KierSee Original Article Wates nabs rival boss to head up regional team David Saville swaps John Sisk for new role at £1.6bn businessSee Original Article

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As Fluor Numbers Tumble, New Leadership Faces Challenges

As Fluor Numbers Tumble, New Leadership Faces Challenges Project execution issues and missed earnings trigger chief David Seaton's surprise departure; chief legal officer Carlos Hernandez is interim CEO. See Original Article U.S. Labor Market Strength Continued to Impress in April President Trump will be of two minds when he sees the latest labor market numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). April’s Employment Situation report records another month of exceptional jobs growth, +263,000, and a notable decline in the unemployment rate to only 3.6%, which is as low as that metric has been in […] The post U.S. Labor Market Strength Continued to Impress in April appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article Lendlease shares jump on back of takeover rumours Reports say firm is target for Japanese companySee Original Article

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Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Milwaukee

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Milwaukee The non-residential sector is showing particular strength, with manufacturing construction leading the way. See Original Article Coal Towers Tumble to Make Way for Offshore Wind Hub The cooling towers for the Brayton coal plant, once the largest coal plant in New England and the last coal plant in Massachusetts were demolished in a matter of seconds. See Original Article Data Sharing Enables McCarthy To Deliver St. Louis Aquarium Design A collaborative platform enables contractor and architect to share data and solve challenges on the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station See Original Article

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Multiplex picked for £50m Crossrail office job at Bond Street

Multiplex picked for £50m Crossrail office job at Bond Street The contractor has been signed up under an early engagement contractSee Original Article Boston Construction Site Stand Downs Honor Workers Who Died of Opioid Overdoses Two stand downs on May 3 at two Boston construction sites honored craft workers who died after opioid overdoses.  See Original Article Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Cleveland Pullback forecast for non-building markets. See Original Article

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Google's Next Frontier: The Space-Time Continuum

Google's Next Frontier: The Space-Time Continuum Travelling back and forth in time with Google. But first, a visit to Nuuk. See Original Article First AECBuildTech Held, Vista Tower Tops Out The first-ever AECBuildTech conference was held in suburban Chicago and the Vista Tower tops out. See Original Article Iconic Seattle Center Arena Roof the Only Piece to Stay in $900-Million Rebuild Crews will erect a steel support structure to hold the 1962-built roof, then remove the existing arena below before rebuilding the arena in time for the 2021 NHL season. See Original Article

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London in 10 most expensive cities in the world for construction, Arcadis reveals

London in 10 most expensive cities in the world for construction, Arcadis reveals But UK capital is less expensive than New York, San Francisco and Hong KongSee Original Article LJA Engineering is ENR Texas & Louisiana's 2019 Design Firm of the Year ENR Texas & Louisiana has selected Houston-based LJA Engineering as its 2019 Design Firm of the Year. Final placements on ENR Texas & Louisiana’s Top Design Firms ranking will be published in June. See Original Article Melanie La Rocca Is New Head of NYC's Dept. of Buildings School Construction Authority VP is named to the post three months after her predecessor left the position. See Original Article

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