Measurement and Payment
The owner shall establish a bid schedule to obtain pricing for all work associated with the microtunneling installation. This bid schedule provides the bidders the opportunity to establish...

Pursuing Past-Due Accounts
Small engineering firms often do not have a full-time staff member dedicated to collecting on past due accounts, yet it is small business that can be most damaged by unpaid bills. Experts...

Growing Pains
Most small firms want to increase their business, but there are hidden dangers that can dampen even the most encouraging outlook. Small engineering firm executives and business consultants...

Pay if Paid

Cash-Flow Forecasting and Management

The Gaudi-Marseille Experiment: An Example of a Multiservice Remote Payment System

California State Route 91 Variable Toll Express Lanes: Operational Aspects and Impact Assessment

Regional Economic Impacts of a Land Fallowing Program—The Palo Verde Test Land Fallowing Program Case Study
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) and the Palo Verde Irrigation District (PVID) implemented a two-year test land fallowing program (Program) from August 1, 1992...

Turning Water into Dollars
Revenues were suffering in the water departments of Jefferson Parish, La. and Houston in the late 1980s and early 90s. But after overhauling their billing, collection and customer-service...

Active Tunnel Design—A New Concept for Predesign, Contractual Lay-out and Construction Management
Active tunnel Design is a new concept for design, layout of specification and contract, and for construction management of tunnels and underground carverns. Investigations yeild more information...

Managing the Nuclear Waste Fund
Through September 30, 1992, the Nuclear Waste Fund had received $5.8 billion in fee payments, earned $1.5 billion in interest, and disbursed $3.4 billion. The book value of investments...

An Effective Estimate of the Percentage Completion of Construction Projects and Concomitant Progress Payments
This paper will discuss the methods of assistance to contractors in visualizing the effects of variations in the quantities of their work and how to obtain such information effectively....

Environmental Compliance and Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
The economic impacts of multiple environmental regulations of offshore oil and gas exploration and production are examined using an integrated, investment-production-regulatory model developed...

The Use of Road Impact Fees in the United States
The roads of American cities have been subjected to ever increasing traffic while maintenance and improvement programs have lagged. The result have been deterioration of roads and brisges,...

Fair Market Value vs. Net Investment
Among the 300 some hydro stations coming up for relicensing in the 1990s, some of them will certainly be taken over by the federal government or by competing license applicants. Under...

Historical Background
Discussions on payments for encountering unexpected conditions in construction commenced in 1960 and subsequent programs were presented in 1963, 1989 and 1991. The current symposium contains...

Problems with Rock Excavation Specification in Alberta
As a result of contract overruns and claims from classification, measurement, and payment for 'solid rock' excavation, Alberta Transportation and Utilities embarked...

Willingness to Pay for Stormwater Infrastructure
The contingent valuation method is used to estimate the willingness of Baltimore County homeowners to pay for stormwater controls to reduce nutrient loadings to the Chesapeake Bay. Homeowner...

Patterns of Erosion Along the Atlantic Coast
Shoreline erosion data are needed in the implementation of recent legislation that authorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to provide advance insurance payments for the...

A Major Engineering Firm—User of the Documents
This paper contains the author's comments on the use of the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) documents with emphasis on Engineer-Owner Agreements and on...

 

 

 

 

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