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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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P3: The New Way to Fund Higher Education Facilities

Categories: Quality, Innovation

 

As a post-secondary professional, your overall goal is to develop a campus experience that attracts and retains students. Unfortunately, government cutbacks and pushback from students on high tuition can get in the way of that goal.

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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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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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With Risk Comes Reward, Right?

Categories: Quality, Safety, Consumer Products

 

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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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How an Architect Could Positively Impact Your Upcoming Project

Categories: Quality, Ahead

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Haskell Sharpens Key Skills While Mentoring the Next Generation

Categories: Quality, Innovation

 

When you think of learning, you may consider reading books, attending classes or experiencing real-world situations, but most people overlook another way to learn that benefits both parties – teaching. When several Haskell team members volunteered to mentor high school students, they were just giving back to the community, but what they received in return was more than they anticipated.

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5 Questions With Haskell Assistant Project Superintendent Kim Spain

Categories: Quality, Expert Interviews, Safety

 

Kim Spain holds the position of assistant superintendent at Haskell, where she has been a member of the team since 1990. She is currently assigned to the Maryland Proton Treatment Center project in Baltimore.We asked Kim to share her thoughts on certain issues within the construction industry. You can read the discussion below:

 

What is it you like most about your position as Assistant...

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Quality Improvement in Building Construction

Categories: Quality

 

Every contractor commits to quality in construction when pitching their services. But then some clients find themselves negotiating warranty issues within months after project completion. Somewhere between design and delivery, quality fell through the cracks.

 

Levi Strauss & Company ended all its commercials during the late 1980's with the quote, "The quality goes in before the name goes...

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