VOLUME 5   ISSUE 19   MAY 13, 2016


By Bruce Jervis


Subcontract formation is a problematic aspect of construction contracting. Work is defined and prices are quoted before the prime, or general, contractor has even bid on the project. Prime contractors usually have “standard” subcontract forms, terms and conditions to which a subcontractor may object. It is frequently difficult to determine whether a subcontract has been created, and if so, on what terms? Read more.


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


  • Six Steps for Generating Sales Leads
  • Smart Cities Require Smart Construction
  • Lien Waivers for Owners
  • The Shape of 3D-Printed Houses to Come




With Big Bertha back in action, this video captures the progress to-date of the interior finishing operations, with subtext to explain how the roadway walls and deck are constructed.  The drone then proceeds to go in the tunneling machine complex itself, right up to the cutter head.  Read more...






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