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Construction costs set to increase

NBR reports that construction costs are expected to accelerate at the fastest pace since the mid-2000s construction boom. According to the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), non-residential construction cost inflation will average 4.3% a year over the next three years. 113 more words

Governor Quinn Announces $23.9 Million for Construction Projects in Cook and DuPage Counties

Governor Pat Quinn announced Thursday capital investments of more than $23.9 million for construction projects in Cook and DuPage counties. The investments, funded by the Governor’s Illinois Jobs Now!  288 more words


Construction (temporarily) halted in Christchurch

In a rather odd turn of events a Christchurch building site has been shut down while WorkSafe investigates why a crane had toppled over. The Crane is owned by Thermosash and was being used on a Ganellen building site at 148 Victoria Street. 30 more words

Everything You Need to Know about LEED v4

Achieving LEED certification is about to get a lot harder.

By June 2015, LEED v4 will become mandatory. It’s the latest version of LEED by the… 488 more words

Project Management


“There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. 383 more words

Risk Management

Back To Basics

The last thing of which I would’ve assumed I was capable would be to bend an eight-inch nail.

Very proud of myself, however, concerning my response to the setback. 148 more words

Inattention Span

Parking a car = a nightmare just for women?

Question : Would you be able to park a car at the place above?

Men : NO!

Women : NO!

Isn’t it better now?

The growing number of cars and find the place to park them is nowadays one of… 265 more words

Shanghai Metal Corporation