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RT-13 captures research published in 1991 by CII Safety Task Force 85-13 and includes two significant bodies of work:Research that discusses the influence general contractors have on subcontractor safety performance. This work is supported by research presented for both small ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-013 2/7/2016 6:09:04 AM
The primary purpose of this research was to identify and describe industry norms pertaining to jobsite organizational functional and staffing levels for owners and contractors. The team focused on finding norms that provided the best value for different type of project under d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-261 2/7/2016 6:16:59 AM
RT-114 was charged with developing a breakthrough approach to compensate contractors based upon the overall business success of a venture. It is important to note that compensation was interpreted broadly to include reward, recognition, payment, future opportunities, expanded ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-114 2/7/2016 6:10:59 AM
The engineering and construction industry frequently struggles with the issue of value-added services. Are they truly adding value, or rather are some or all of them commodity services best obtained via open market competitive bidding procedures? Do owners and contractors, o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-205 2/7/2016 6:14:47 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 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 objective of RT-190 was to determine the role and influence that owners have in the area of construction safety. The research focused on the owner s involvement in safety management as demonstrated through the selection of safe contractors, inclusion of safety requirements...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-190 2/7/2016 6:13:44 AM
Seamless alignment of owner and contractor personnel is a key to project success. Owner companies are increasingly shifting project responsibilities to contractors which may result in inadequate staffing to develop and execute capital projects. Owners want high quality capital...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-111 2/7/2016 6:10:33 AM
Lack of defined scope, significant project complexity and risk, owner and contractor staffing considerations, and schedule pressures often compel owners to consider reimbursable contracting methods for their projects. Owners face a steep learning curve when they first employ r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-260 2/7/2016 6:16:57 AM
Radio frequency identification (RFID) involves the use of tags, or transponders, that collect data and manage it in a portable, changeable database; communicate routing instructions and other control requirements to equipment; and withstand harsh environments. RFID technology ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-151 2/7/2016 6:12:14 AM
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