Search Results

Refine Knowledge Base search
Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) promotes a disciplined approach for project planning and communicating project scope from conception to turnover delivery. The deliberate engineering and construction management practices, required in AWP, are essential to improving craft labor pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-272 5/4/2016 2:12:18 PM
Fast-track design-build project delivery has become a standard operating procedure for construction of industrial projects. There is inherent overlap between design, procurement, and construction phases in a typical fast-track project. The design phase is essentially driven by...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-222 2/7/2016 6:15:27 AM
Owners, designers, and construction contractors are all aware that introduction of changes into a project can lead to problems and hinder project success. Changes interrupt the flow of work, create delays, cause schedules to slip, and inflate costs which in turn might generate...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-043 2/7/2016 6:20:23 AM
CII defines constructability as @the optimal use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field operations to achieve overall project objectives.@The benefits of an effective constructability program include:Reduces overall project cost by...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-034 2/7/2016 6:09:51 AM
Engineering and/or Construction (E/C) customers are becoming increasingly aware that there is an ever-changing global marketplace and that sharp and growing international competition exists in every business field. For sustained competitiveness and growth in the international ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-030 2/7/2016 6:18:02 AM
In the construction industry, disputes are not uncommon. The CII Dispute Prevention and Resolution Research team was formed to review the causes and administrative costs of such claims, recommend procedures for avoiding claims, and investigate alternatives for early, equitable...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-023 2/7/2016 6:15:30 AM
The primary purpose of these studies was to examine the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the use of computer aided design, engineering, and construction management, and the challenges that companies faced with its implementation. Despite the studies reported in these docum...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-008a 6/20/2016 2:47:58 PM
Research Team 6 is a group of six research topics in the area of Project Controls by CII published in 1985 to 1990. Although technology and experience have improved, the principles and practices are still very relevant and valuable today.@This material serves as the primer for...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-006g 6/10/2016 2:09:13 PM
RT-334 defined out-of-sequence work (OOS) as an activity or series of activities that are not performed according to a planned logical productive sequence. Despite the seriousness of the challenges that OOS imposes on the construction industry, the existing body of literature ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-334 7/25/2017 1:20:35 PM
This is CII@s initial research on environmental remediation by investigating reasons for the growth in cost and schedule of remediation projects and identified methods and procedures to control these cost and schedule issues.The research concluded that: (1) remediation project...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-048 2/7/2016 6:20:37 AM
|<  ≪ Previous   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...   Next ≫  >| Pages: 10 of 198