Articles from November 2011



Construction ‘Down Under’ on the Up-and-Up with Industrial Projects

In the November 2011 issue of Construction Headline News, we travel ‘down under’ to discover new industrial projects on the horizon. Australia anticipates a boom in the construction sector over the next several years, according to a recent survey. Both domestic and international investors are contributing to the growth in LNG, power, mining, and oil-related [...]

Virginia CLE Conference Delivers Colonial Charm and Lessons in Construction Law

By: Kim Hester On November 4 and 5, my colleague, Eric Rodriguez, and I attended the 32nd Annual Virginia CLE Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar, “Mitigating Losses and Impacts on a Troubled Project – A View from Multiple Perspectives,” in Charlottesville, Virginia. Attendees, including ourselves, stayed at the historic Boar’s Head Inn. This was [...]

Aging US Infrastructure Faces Challenges and Uncertainty, Sparks Debate

Since the recent World Economic Forum annual survey ranked the US infrastructure system 23rd in the world, the country has focused on how to repair and modernize critical pieces of infrastructure, including power lines, roads, bridges, and  ports. The October 2011 issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the challenges ahead in reconstructing America’s aging [...]