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Construction Panorama

Innovative construction practices, noteworthy design, current dilemmas and trends: articles of interest highlighting the construction industry.  Enjoy!

This year I traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to observe the hands-on portion of the 2016 ABC National Craft Championships.  This is the first in a series of posts in...
May 03, 2016
The job is finished on time and under budget. The punch list was minor. There were no claims and the retention was paid as expected. The contracting team and subs made a decent...
April 15, 2016
Following the 2016 ABC National Craft Championships in Fort Lauderdale last month, Michael Noschese and Jose Morua, the gold and silver medalists in the Structural Welding...
April 14, 2016
A week before travelling to Florida to compete in the ABC 2016 National Craft Championships (NCC), five Houston-area welders spoke with me about how they became interested in...
March 30, 2016
The following article originally appeared in the March newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.He was 88 years old and had lived an...
March 18, 2016
The second ever Lift & Move USA event which was held last month in Houston connected over 650 high school and college students with industry representatives from the crane,...
March 10, 2016
On March 3, 2016, The Port Authority of New York opened the new transportation hub at the World Trade Center to the public and to the 100,000 riders who use the center daily. The...
March 07, 2016
When we talk with some of the folks in the construction industry, they laugh when we suggest that the convergence of the major labor shortages and the emergence of on-site...
March 01, 2016
Houston, we have a Super Bowl!It has been more than a decade since the Super Bowl was hosted in Houston, Texas. Every year the Super Bowl, the unofficial American holiday, is the...
February 26, 2016