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Project Spotlight: Anheuser-Busch Completes its Largest North American Project for 2016

Categories: Quality, Ahead

 

When Anheuser-Busch, the world’s largest beer producer, broke ground on a $175 million expansion to their Metal Container Corporation plant in Jacksonville, FL in March 2016, they promised to provide 75 new jobs and a completed facility by January 2017.

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Haskell Presents at American Craft Spirits Association Annual Conference

Categories: Ahead

 

On February 16th and 17th, representatives from craft distilleries from all over the United States will descend on Nashville, Tennessee, for the annual American Craft Spirits Association conference. Among the scheduled presenters for the event is a team from Haskell who will share advice on navigating expansion, overcoming regulatory hurdles, and increasing efficiency.

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Best of Haskell 2016

Categories: Innovation, Ahead

 

2016 is over. Throughout the year, we posted engaging blogs, new projects, breaking news, informative videos and thought-provoking papers.You clicked. We listened.

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Best of Haskell 2015

Categories: Innovation, Ahead

 

2015 is over. It seems like a moment ago, we were on summer vacations and deciding which Halloween costume to wear. Throughout the year, we posted engaging blogs, new projects, breaking news, informative videos and thought-provoking papers.You clicked. We listened.Whether you are a newcomer or a frequent visitor, join us as we look back at the Haskell content that rocked 2015!

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Design-Build Proves High Design and City Reality Can Coexist

Categories: Quality, Ahead

 

When some people think about the design-build project delivery method, they think of using it for a building. Perhaps, they think of applying the method to a new hospital or greenfield distribution center. However, design-build is not just reserved for these types of projects.When working with cities to maximize aesthetics for the community, big ideas usually reduce in size once discussions...

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New Ship Sizes Expose the Lack of Investment in Port Infrastructure

Categories: Ahead, Government

 

With signs of economic recovery in the U.S. and Europe, global trade and shipping are anticipated to rise in next few years. With this, many in the port and harbor industry have planned to invest a great deal in and around ports. Although this was planned, there was a major change the industry did not anticipate that caused dramatic congestion at U.S. gateway ports. 

The major change?...

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AIA Photography Contest Challenges Architects to Look Up

Categories: Ahead

 

Pictured from left to right: Jonathan Essa and Chris Allen

How does an architect find their inspiration? What do they do before they create a design?

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) believes that before design even begins, architects look up. They find inspiration and beauty by observing their surroundings. In 2014, AIA challenged members and architects around the world to look up...

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5 Questions with Design Expert Chris Flagg

Categories: Quality, Innovation, Ahead, Expert Interviews

 

Chris Flagg, Director of Design in Haskell's Municipal and Education Division, takes a moment to answer five questions about key issues for municipal and post-secondary professionals and how the right approach can relieve their challenges. Read the recent news release about Chris here.Enjoy this conversation with Chris.1. What do you see as the biggest challenge for municipal clients in...

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3 Keys to Navigating Change Orders

Categories: Quality, Ahead

 

When a scope is clearly defined and everything is planned perfectly, you can usually breeze through a project without any change orders. However, this is not always the case. What if your budget is suddenly cut? What if you realize something you need is not included in your scope? A change order is probably awaiting you. 

Change orders are only scary if you do not know how to handle them....

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Best of Haskell 2014

Categories: Innovation, Ahead

 

Can you believe 2015 is here? It seems like just a moment ago, we were enjoying summer golf trips, family vacations and sand between our toes at the beach. As 2014 flew by, we posted thought-provoking blogs, new projects, breaking news, informative videos and engaging papers.You clicked. We listened.Whether you are a newcomer or a frequent visitor, join us as we look back at the Haskell...

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AIA Photography Contest Captures the Brilliance of Architecture

Categories: Ahead

 

It is one thing to witness great architecture. It is another to capture that brilliance in a single photograph. Your eyes see it perfectly, but in order for the moment to be truly captured, everything must be right before pressing that button on your camera.

Several years ago, the Jacksonville chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) challenged their members to do just that when...

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How an Architect Could Positively Impact Your Upcoming Project

Categories: Quality, Ahead

ar•chi•tec•ture  [ahr-ki-tek-cher]  

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Best of Haskell 2013

Categories: Innovation, Ahead

 

Can you believe 2013 is coming to a close? To celebrate this amazing year, Haskell brings you the very best blogs, videos, case studies, papers, projects and news on Haskell.com throughout the year.

Whether you are a frequent visitor or a newcomer to the Haskell website, you can catch up on our most popular content below. Enjoy!

Top Blogs of 2013

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Will the Launch of LEED v4 Impact Your Upcoming Project?

Categories: Ahead, Sustainability

 

It is officially here. LEED v4 was recently launched at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. US Green Building Council (USGBC) held a number of sessions during the conference to help familiarize attendees with the new version to allay fears, highlight changes and reveal new and improved tools and resources available online.

The question is: How...

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Cutting Edge Technology Changing the Rules of Project Delivery

Categories: Innovation, Ahead, Simulation

 

Do you remember when you transferred your address book contacts into your smartphone? It was painful at first, but once you got used to the change, it made your life much easier. The same is happening for project delivery. Virtual training, 3D modeling, and mobile accessibility may be foreign ideas, but they have made collaborating, executing and reviewing projects faster and easier.Ready,...

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AIA Photography Contest Highlights Beauty of Architecture

Categories: Ahead

 

Amateur photographers from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) member firms captured the beauty of architecture in the Jacksonville chapter of the AIA and Haskell sponsored annual photography contest.

 

Haskell associates Jonathan Essa and Melanie Kleehammer coordinated this event and made certain that the contestants understood the guidelines for entering their work for judging and...

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Military Veterans Handle the Challenge of Going from Kevlar to Hard Hat

Categories: Ahead

 

Tera Birkhimer heads to the project site with a sense of satisfaction. Today will be different from yesterday and the day before. That’s part of why she enjoys her role with Haskell—new challenges every day—with something new to learn and master. Her former military experience plays a major role in her success.Not long ago, Ms. Birkhimer found herself in a position familiar to many...

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Cost Savings Using Simulation, Part 1 - To Simulate or Not to Simulate

Categories: Innovation, Ahead, Simulation, EPC

 

Simulation provides companies with an unparalleled insight into operations and a unique competitive advantage in the market place. Using models allows for replication, investigation and verification of concepts and system scenarios under real-world plant-floor conditions, saving time and money. This is part 1 in a three-part series.

 

On paper, the design looks perfect. The calculations are...

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A Look Forward

Categories: Innovation, Ahead

 

When Preston Haskell formed Haskell almost fifty years ago, his intent was to challenge the status quo. As it would happen, The Haskell Company did far more than challenge it. We ended up redefining the standard for construction project management, bringing design-build to the forefront. In that same spirit of discovery, our company formed a brand team in the summer of 2011 to closely...

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