VOLUME 4   ISSUE 50   DECEMBER 31, 2015


By Bruce Jervis


Public project owners are required to solicit competitive bids and proposals in part to assure favorable prices for construction work funded by the taxpayers. Sometimes, however, the lowest price might not be the best deal. If a price is unrealistically low, there is a significant risk that the contractor will perform deficient work and/or fail to complete the project. Read more.


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


  • Teamwork key to successful 4,700 CY concrete pour
  • Affordable Care Act reporting deadline extended two months
  • Congressional action in December offers funds for construction
  • New silica rules may debut in 2016
  • A case for doing away with vented crawl spaces

      Read more.


The staff at WPL Publishing Co. takes this opportunity to wish you a happy and healthy 2016.





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