Articles from January 2012



Certifying Cost Engineering Skills and Techniques

By: Jennifer Hatten The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI) is dedicated to furthering the concepts of Total Cost Management (TCM) and cost engineering by offering opportunities for individuals to verify their knowledge and skills by providing Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) and Certified Cost Consultant (CCC) certifications, among others. TCM is a [...]

Major Pipeline Construction Moves Energy through Eastern Hemisphere

Energy is on the move in the Eastern Hemisphere as the January 2012 issue of Construction Headline News focuses on countries that look to expand trade and economic routes with major pipeline construction.

Jennifer Hatten, CCC, PSP, LEED AP, Promoted to Senior Consultant

Since joining the firm in 2009 as a project consultant, Jennifer M. Hatten, CCC, PSP, LEED AP, has recently been promoted to senior consultant at Interface Consulting.  On January 3, Interface President Frank Adams made the announcement to the company, highlighting Jennifer’s continual pursuit of professional development, and distinction in leadership. Jennifer has progressed to [...]

Construction’s Impact on 2011 and Outlook on 2012

Yesterday, several Interface Consulting members attended The Associated General Contractors (AGC) 2012 Houston Annual Meeting. The meeting opened by addressing the State of the Chapter and was followed by AGC Houston President Jerry Nevlund’s Special Presentation, which awarded Patrick J. Kiley with AGC’s Honorary Life Membership Award. The attendees were then introduced to Houston Mayor Annise [...]

Expert Panel Unveils New Research on Risk Mitigation in Construction

New research published by McGraw-Hill Construction delves into the top factors that make construction such a risky business, and steps that can be taken in a construction project to mitigate this risk. Findings from this study were unveiled in a panel discussion at the 2011 Construction SuperConference in San Francisco, California, on December 15. The [...]

Construction SuperConference 2011

By: Chris Sullivan The 26th annual Construction SuperConference, held at The Fairmont San Francisco from December 14 – 16, 2011 was well attended by construction industry professionals and featured over 35 high-quality presentations and breakout programs. For those unfamiliar with the Construction SuperConference, it is held annually in San Francisco, California, each December and caters [...]