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Sharing the risks and costs of new technologies will directly remove disincentives from designers and contractors who may reject a new technology because of uncertain benefits and costs. Owners must establish strong cooperation between all parties. (RR46-12, p.@32) @ 5/18/2016 1:29:08 PM
The research product is the Advanced Building Technologies (ABT) Matrix, an information system that relates building systems to specific technologies and vice versa. The ABT Matrix associates a given building system with the applicable technologies and a particular technology ... 5/18/2016 1:31:15 PM
The final product of the research was made available in microcomputer database format for rapid retrieval and easy updating and expansion. Note this database is archived and no longer supported. (SD-42, p. iii) 5/18/2016 1:31:26 PM
The collection of research on anchor bolt design includes CII@s initial review of current knowledge regarding anchor bolt installation circa 1989.@One of the biggest contributions to the construction industry in the area of anchor bolts is the development of comprehensive desi... 5/18/2016 1:31:44 PM
The construction industry must attract 8% of new entrants per year into the work force and recruit an estimated 200,000 to 250,000 new workers per year to adequately staff job sites in the late 1990s. In order to do this, the construction industry must have a better image and ... 5/25/2016 2:08:33 PM
The percentage of minorities in the labor force will continue to increase. Minorities are under utilized and under represented in the crafts and supervisory positions. Craft training programs specifically for the black and Hispanic populations are rare.@(SD-77, p. 109) 5/25/2016 2:08:45 PM
In 1991 women represented about 2% of the construction industry workforce. The percentage of women in the labor force will continue to increase. Full and effective utilization of women in construction crafts can significantly contribute to the development and maintenance of a ... 5/25/2016 2:09:14 PM
The work force lacks basic education skills and skills training. Apprenticeship training programs are now providing and will continue to provide basic education in math, reading, and writing along with craft skill training. (SD-77, p. 131) 5/25/2016 2:09:33 PM
The construction industry must consolidate its efforts to recruit, induct, train, and retain construction crafts persons. Fragmented efforts of today are short-term solutions, and the industry must optimize existing programs, not develop new ones. (SD-77, p. 91) 5/25/2016 2:09:49 PM
Much of the difficulty in predicting what will occur in the construction industry is the uncertainty that exists in the industries that construction serves. Being a service-oriented business, construction depends on the needs of others and generates little new business within ... 5/25/2016 2:10:11 PM
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