Articles from May 2013



Construction Delays in the VA: Setbacks and Soaring Costs Plague US Veterans Centers

May 23, 2013 The May issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the recent government audit that reported that VA hospitals under construction across the US are facing cost overruns upwards of $300 million each and delayed schedules averaging three years. Changes in design and scope have affected hospitals from Orlando to Denver, costing taxpayers [...]

Interface Consulting Sees Rising OTC Attendance as Energy Industry Indicator

May 21, 2013 Interface Consulting International, Inc., a leading construction and engineering consulting firm, once again helped break attendance records during the 44th annual Offshore Technology Conference held May 6-9, 2013, at Reliant Park. Turnout broke last year’s 30-year high with over 104,800 attendees, up from 89,400 attendees in 2012. The sold-out exhibition brought together offshore energy [...]

44th Annual OTC Shatters 30-Year High Attendance Record

May 17, 2013 By: Peter van der Schans As part of our ongoing effort to remain at the cutting edge of the offshore oil and gas industry, construction experts from Interface Consulting attended the 44th annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which took place May 6 – 9, 2013, at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas. Interface [...]