Articles from July 2010



July Issue of Construction Headline News Released

Check out the July issue of Construction Headline News! This month’s Industry Spotlight focuses on stadium construction projects across the globe and the challenges they face. World Cup 2010 fever may have subsided, but many locales are ramping up for the next big-ticket event. Russia is investing billions to build 16 stadiums in 13 cities in [...]

Interface Consulting Sponsors Mayor’s Presentation to IABC

Interface Consulting’s Steve Parker, visual communications director and active civic leader, arranged for Houston Mayor Annise Parker to speak during the July, 24, 2010, meeting of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). The event, underwritten by Interface Consulting, was held at Magianno’s Little Italy on Post Oak Boulevard. In her presentation, “A Unique Communications [...]

Fire Rebuilds Stoke Flames of Claims if Not Handled Appropriately

Chris Sullivan, Interface Consulting vice president-operations and principal consultant, wrote this article about lessons learned during the fire rebuild process. It was published in the April 2010 edition of Construction Executive, a publication of Associated Builders and Contractors. Today’s refining, chemical, petrochemical, and heavy industrial facilities process and utilize hazardous chemicals, and despite the best [...]

In Construction Claims, A Picture is Worth More Than a Thousand Words

Chris Sullivan, Interface Consulting vice president-operations and principal consultant published this article on the importance of persuasive visuals. It was printed in the February/March 2010 edition of Build Houston Magazine, a publication of Associated Builders and Contractors. “A picture is worth a thousand words” is an old proverb that suggests complex stories can be described [...]