A Question of Ethics: Undermining the Procurement Process Results in Expulsion
ASCE members are expelled from the Society for participating in bid-rigging schemes....

Good Clients, Good Procurements, and the Importance of Quality Work
This fourth article in the Business of Geotechnics series addresses a number of topics related to engineering and consulting (E&C) firm clients and obtaining work from them. The...

Design-Build Procurement
This section addresses suggested means for reaching agreement between owner and DB team on the definition of expected geotechnical conditions....

How to Work Effectively with Consulting Engineers
Getting the Best Project at the Right Price for Your Public Constituents
This manual is a comprehensive revision of the previous edition that addresses the procurement of engineering services for a quality project. It outlines the functions of the consulting...

Purchasing Steel for Structural Fabrication

Design, Procurement, and Construction of the Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport Automated People Mover

Procurement Management and Design Review for Automated Guideway Transit Systems for Mirage Resorts in Las Vegas

Purchasing Cranes in a Changing World

The Last Designer's CAD-Database for Sourcing, Procurement, and Planning

Consulting Engineering
A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services
Consulting Engineering: A Guide for the Engagement of Engineering Services (Manual 45), is a comprehensive revision of the previous edition...

Automated People Movers VI
Creative Access for Major Activity Centers
The Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Automated People Movers (APMs) in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 9-12, 1997, includes 75 papers. Papers provide an introduction to APMs,...

Buying/Selling Equipment Procurement Specifications and Strategies

Computer-Based Risk Assessment of Competitive Procurement

A Knowledge-Intensive Database System for Making Effective Use of Construction Lessons Learned
The Constructability Task Force of the construction Industry Institute (CII) sponsored as series of studies which advocate construction expert input to the conceptual planning, engineering...

Turnkey Contractor Procurement for System Improvements
This paper describes the development of a procurement method and documents issued to bidders for improvements to the Docklands Light Railway, London, England. The bidders were required...

An Integrated Acquisition, Storage and Retrieval Multimedia System for Constructibility Lessons Learned
Constructability is defined the optimum integration of construction knowledge and experience during conceptual planning, engineering, procurement and field operations to achieve overall...

The `Criminalization` of Government Procurement
Laws and regulations governing federal government contracts are proliferating. Every firm that does business with a federal agency should have an internal program to prevent violation...

World Bank Update
Consists of two parts. In the first, Raghavan Srinivasan, the World Bank's chief procurement adviser, talks about issues in international contracts and procurement. He believes...

The Bechtel Edge
The Bechtel Group can commit personnel all over the world to seek out and scrutinize business opportunities, and the firm is usually at the top of Engineering News-Record's...

What's In It for Me?
The construction industry of the European Community (EC), which accounts for about 10 percent of the EC's gross domestic product, or nearly US $550 billion, commands about...

 

 

 

 

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