By Bruce Jervis
Arbitration is a matter of contract. The parties agree to submit disputes to binding, non-judicial resolution. But arbitration is also a legislative and judicial creature. Federal and state arbitration statutes authorize the procedure and call for judicial confirmation of arbitration awards, giving them the same weight as court judgments. Read more.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently held its annual IT conference in Chicago on July 30 and 31, and from it we learned about quite a few useful products and developments. Based on the excellent report coverage by construction technology expert Rob McKinney and Sean Spicer, digital marketing director for Notevault, here’s an overview of the topics covered, ranging from 3D printing and drones, to BIM, virtual reality and apps for smartphones and tablets. Read more.