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This topic contains two sources of information, both dealing with risk management in the construction arena. While the research summary is focused on management of risk for a construction contractor, most of the recommendations presented are equally applicable to owners, desig...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-006f 4/27/2016 12:51:31 PM
The focus of a target safety program can vary. They can be focused on preventing causes of injuries, such as struck-by injuries or trench cave-in accidents. Others might be focused on preventing injuries to the back, eyes, hands, or feet. Clearly, the focus can be quite divers...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-216 2/7/2016 6:15:14 AM
This research team analyzed and documented the array of uses for design models to be leveraged in the construction stage to support field construction tasks. The team identified 30 model uses, as well as model use progressions in which the information is transferred or modifie...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-324 2/7/2016 6:18:56 AM
RT-133 s charter was to evaluate the Design-Build (D-B) project delivery system, comparing its attributes and success measures to those of two other delivery systems commonly used in building construction: Design-Bid-Build (D-B-B) and Construction Management (CM) At Risk. The ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-133 2/7/2016 6:11:40 AM
Studies were performed by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) to determine ways to increase construction effectiveness by improving the contractual relationship between the owner and contractor. CII s Contracts Task Force conducted several studies to investigate construc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-005 2/7/2016 6:08:40 AM
Front end planning is focused on creating a strong, early link between the business or mission need, project strategy, scope, cost, and schedule and maintaining that link unbroken throughout the project life. This challenge is increased when modifying or renovating an existing...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-242 2/7/2016 6:16:07 AM
Productivity improvement within the construction industry is a critical aspect of successful project planning and execution. Specific productivity practices have demonstrated improvements at the activity, trade, and project levels. However, results have been inconsistent and p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-340 7/10/2018 3:11:24 PM
There is wide consensus that risks are often inappropriately allocated in construction contracts: The party with the strongest negotiating position shifts the risks to those with less leverage (primary contractor, who pushes the risks to the subcontractors and suppliers). As a...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-210 2/7/2016 6:14:51 AM
A need for an industry-wide construction productivity measurement baseline was recognized for a number of years leading up to this research effort. Construction productivity data for nationwide use was either not available or considered unreliable. The Business Roundtable Cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-002 2/7/2016 12:08:31 AM
The Power, Utilities, and Infrastructure Sector Committee (PUIC) formed Research Team PUI-01 (RT-PUI-01) to answer an essential question: What is the current best practice for decision-making methodologies to proactively identify, evaluate, and respond to the impacts of regula...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-PUI-01 6/25/2019 8:22:33 AM
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