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Timely and accurate materials flow is a critical component of capital project success. All too often, even well planned and executed projects face disruptions to materials flow. Indeed, late or missing materials are common occurrence on almost every project. While there are ma...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-344 7/16/2018 2:24:23 PM
Knowledge Area DefinitionConstruction technology refers to the collection of innovative tools, machinery, modifications, software, etc. used during the construction phase of a project that enables advancement in field construction methods, including semi-automated and automate...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/construction-technology 2/15/2016 10:23:25 PM
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
RT-172 focused on using Supply Chain Management (SCM) tools on capital projects and the benefits of employing SCM. SCM was developed as a result of EPCs/End-Users inability to complete projects on time. The research argues that by using SCM on capital projects stakeholders thr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-172 2/7/2016 6:13:14 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
The increasing importance of sustainability is making it imperative for organizations in the industrial sector to include environmental and social considerations in the construction of capital projects. These considerations include increases in societal awareness, carbon footp...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-250 2/7/2016 6:16:22 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
In response to growing CII member interest in the issue of counterfeiting, RT-264 investigated and has made recommendations on product integrity concerns from low-cost sourcing countries. Data were collected from face-to-face interviews, as well as photographic and documentary...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-264 4/25/2016 2:19:17 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
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
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