VOLUME 5   ISSUE 43   NOVEMBER 04, 2016


By Bruce Jervis


When a project owner directs a reduction in the scope of work, the owner is entitled to an equitable reduction in the fixed contract price. This is reasonable – if there is less construction work to perform, there should be less compensation. The difficulty is calculating the amount of the reduction, or credit. Read more.


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


  • Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule Temporarily Halted

  • In-Season Stadium Renovation

  • AIA Urges Congress Not to Repeal the 2030 Energy-Use Goals



Chinese engineers have built a bridge girder erection machine that cantilevers itself out to drop girders on pre-constructed supports. Recently, we found a video of a radio-controlled (RC) model of the machine. Read more.  






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