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

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...

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

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,...

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

Buying/Selling Equipment Procurement Specifications and Strategies

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...

Computer-Based Risk Assessment of Competitive Procurement

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...

Status of Cask Procurement Strategy to Satisfy DOE/OCRWM Requirements
The Nuclear Waste Policy Act requires the development of a safe and efficient system to transport spent nuclear fuel to and within the Federal Waste Management System. This paper describes...

The Independent Cost Estimating Process
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) requires that an Independent Cost Estimate (ICE) be prepared for all Major Systems Acquisitions (MSAs); that is, projects or programs expected...

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...

Success of Super-Turnkey Procurement of the Honolulu Rapid Transit System
The City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii has developed and, pending resolution of local funding, is procuring and building a 15.9-mile (25.6 km), 22-station, fully automated rapid transit...

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...

The Advantages of E & M Systems Procurement
Fifteen years of experience, observations and lessons gained by two of the leading turnkey contractors in the transit and large people mover market have led to the following conclusion:...

 

 

 

 

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