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This research publication is concerned with the planning of construction to support startup. While some discussion of startup is included to help the reader understand the constructor@s role in the process, major emphasis is on how the constructor converts from a mode which is...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-006e 4/22/2016 4:51:39 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
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/commissioning,-startup-handover/topics/rt-312#presentation298 8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-planning/topics/rt-314#presentation311 4/17/2019 7:31:44 PM
Changes and the resulting contract change orders are a source of concern to owners and contractors alike. Changes are an important contributor to cost overruns, schedule extensions, and contract acceleration. This research examines the quantitative effect of changes on labor p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-027b 6/6/2016 1:14:22 PM
The construction industry is passive in regards to the use of technology during construction activities. Prospects for future industrial development point to a growing use of technology in all industry sectors. Currently, technology is predominantly being developed in other in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-173 2/7/2016 6:13:17 AM
Cost estimating is a critical function for successful capital or maintenance projects, and reliable estimates depend heavily on the competency of cost estimators. Owners depend on accurate data to make business decisions, which can heavily impact the profitability of the compa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-253 2/7/2016 6:16:32 AM
The primary goal of RT-269 was to demonstrate how existing technology can be used to record and warn construction personnel of the presence of hazards in real-time. Various devices were evaluated that warn construction personnel of the presence of potential hazards in real tim...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-269 2/7/2016 6:17:35 AM
Construction is unique when compared to manufacturing, process, distribution, transportation, and other industries. Each construction project is different: most contracts are awarded based on a competitive bidding or selection process; projects usually must be planned and exec...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-006c 6/6/2016 8:31:02 AM
This overview document contains the definitions and steps that were necessary to test the implementation of a @plug-and-play@ digital data exchange of a pump (Use Case 1) according to ISO 15926 between the engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) and the owner/operator. In a...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/FT-11 3/2/2020 1:25:52 PM
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