Category Archives: Infrastructure
To the future civil engineers of America! You will rebuild our infrastructure, and rekindle the spirit of building in our national fabric.
Less is More in Structured Cabling by Patrick Smith, President, SK Cabling Inc. In today’s IT business environment, whether its virtualization or cloud servers, less is more. Less space, less power, less management, less expense and more horse power, giving … Continue reading
On the Waterfront by Dan McSweeney Here’s a development effort that will get your creative juices flowing. It has all of the opportunities inherent in a world-class adaptive, mixed-use project, along with all of the attendant challenges. My group is working … Continue reading
The Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal Regional Center (“LIGTT RC”), an ABK Venture Group enterprise, is pleased to announce that on August 2, 2012, it filed the largest EB-5 application in U.S. history with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) … Continue reading
Construction estimating and purchasing executives are aware of the various issues involved with negotiating large equipment purchases. On fixed price contracts, the ability to negotiate purchases on major equipment contracts affects profitability, schedule, project risk and overall project success. The … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that PLG has been engaged to provide initial risk advisory services on the LIGTT (Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal) project off the coast of New Orleans. This $1.3 Billion, 250 acre project will be the … Continue reading
One of major pitfalls of general contractor (GC) estimating on infrastructure projects is getting the right numbers from the electrical bidders. Electrical trades comprise a significant portion of the contract value on large fixed-price infrastructure projects. GC’s are faced with the perilous … Continue reading