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Handover and Closeout DefinitionPerform regulatory, contractual, archival and Owner required activities to close the project in an orderly manner. Once complete, the project Handover Closeout has been fulfilled. The facility Handover may occur early during this phase if a ...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-phases/handover-and-closeout 2/15/2016 10:30:32 PM
Concept DefinitionPerform adequate conceptual design to allow selection of the best of identified project approaches, analyze concept(s) and prepare Study Cost Estimate to confirm project viability. In addition to the cost estimate, deliverables generally include an initial P...
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Detailed Design (Engineering) Definition With theDetailed Scope Document as a basis, perform multiple discipline design activities and produce documents in support of procurement, construction, commissioning and startup. The major deliverables from the phase are Issue for Con...
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The objective of the Quality Management Task Force study was to identify and quantify the magnitude of rework costs resulting from quality deviations in design and construction, and to present data that will encourage the construction industry to implement systems such as the ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-010 2/7/2016 6:08:55 AM
Projects must meet budget, schedule, safety, and quality goals to be regarded as a success. Many decisions are made that influence a project s outcome. Today, owners are often faced with deciding between a project execution strategy that emphasizes either cost or schedule. Suc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-214 2/7/2016 6:15:07 AM
Indirect Construction Costs (IDCC) are project expenses incurred by the primary construction company for supportive functions and shared general resources that are typical for proper execution of field construction operations and are not accurately or feasibly identifiable wit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-282 2/7/2016 6:17:46 AM
Trust is believed to be a factor in reducing project costs, while a lack of trust in business relationships is thought to be related to inefficiencies and increased project costs.A trusting relationship between the parties is based on a mutual understanding of each other s cap...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-024 2/7/2016 6:15:53 AM
RT-153 was tasked with identifying the variables that predict field rework, beginning in the early design and definition phase. The team defined Rework as activities in the field that have to be done more than once in the field, or activities that remove work previously insta...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-153 2/7/2016 6:12:20 AM
Engineering is one of the most critical aspects of any successful project. Perception within the construction industry holds that current engineering practices are not cost effective. Project costs are scrutinized more and more every day, and engineering is no exception. Owner...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-112 2/7/2016 6:10:42 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
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