VOLUME 4   ISSUE 45   NOVEMBER 20, 2015


By Bruce Jervis


The public procurement system at all levels of government has embraced “best value” contracting. The rationale is that sealed bidding, with award to the low price bidder, is inflexible and does not always provide the best deal for the public. The experience and resources of the contractor, as well as the technical strengths of its proposal, may justify a price premium. Read more.


Featured …


This week's blog highlights from across the industry look at:


  • Reputation Isn’t Enough to Ensure Company Success
  • Database of Construction Material Health Risks Released
  • 3D-Printed Walls Using Cell Technology
  • The Risks Associated with Worksite Drones
  • Foundations: Design, Construction and Testing 

          Read more.


This past October, we covered construction of the Sacramento Golden One Credit Unit Stadium in an aerial view 3-minute video.  This week we watch the first 18 months construction of the Atlanta Falcon's new home, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, go up in under a minute. Click here to see the videos and link to the live web-cam.







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