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This source document compares U.S. construction industry with the Japanese and Korean construction industries. The construction process in Japan is similar to that in the United States. All the larger general contracting companies have design-construct capabilities. The greate...
/topic-summaries-data/sd-and-sp/sd-37-japanese,-korean-and-u-s-construction-industries-(archived) 4/22/2016 3:39:48 PM
CII member firms that provide both design and construction services should formulate a plan for integrating design and construction functions through the integrated database concept (IDB). Design firms that have established long-term relationships with owner clients will be be...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-002a 6/20/2016 12:43:03 PM
Best Practice Definition The overall process flow of all the detailed work packages (construction, engineering, and installation work packages). AWP is a planned, executable process that encompasses the work on an EPC project, beginning with initial planning and continuing th...
/resources/knowledgebase/best-practices/advanced-work-packaging 2/5/2016 12:59:25 AM
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has identified a need to advance construction through the development and implementation of technology. Particularly, research related to construction means and methods is minimal compared to other industries and topics within the cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-046 2/7/2016 6:20:31 AM
Advances in technology have many benefits. Among the most often cited are improved quality and productivity. The construction industry lags compared to most industries in regard to utilizing advances in technology. The opportunity to improve construction productivity exists, h...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-240 2/7/2016 6:15:56 AM
This report is CII s evaluation of The Business Roundtable s CICE (Construction Industry Cost Effectiveness) comprehensive study on improving cost effectiveness in construction study, followed by multi-stage study on industry exposure to this project. The construction industry...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-001 2/7/2016 12:08:08 AM
Construction sustainability is the construction phase implementation of practices, strategies, and actions that address current and future environmental, social, and economic needs, while considering capital project safety, quality, cost, and schedule. This research identified...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-304 4/8/2016 4:45:55 PM
This research covers the benefits of Pre-mobilization planning by a contractor for competitively bid, fixed-price construction. The ultimate goal of this topic is to define a planning structure which best a) assures development of an accurate cost proposal and other bid submit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-006b 6/2/2016 1:35:09 PM
The use of three-dimensional computer-aided design (3D CAD) in construction and construction management was identified by the Construction Industry Institute as an important area to investigate because of potential benefits to the industry. Work done in the past in 3D CAD has ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-106 2/7/2016 6:10:14 AM
The cost of industrial building construction has risen dramatically in recent years. Excessive construction costs have eroded the competitive position of the US construction industry and are having a similar impact on the manufacturing industry by preventing it from building n...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-009 2/7/2016 6:08:52 AM
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