Posts belonging to Category Construction Management Consulting

Death, Taxes… and Changes: A Glimpse

November 4, 2013 By: Gray Slocum It’s not too late to check out the October 2013 issue of Modern Contractor Magazine for Interface Consulting vice president and principal consultant Chris Sullivan’s article, “Death, Taxes… and Changes.” In the article, he summarizes the importance an effective change management process, provides insight into potential issues, and recommends [...]

Power Projects Fuel Construction Industry Growth

August 9, 2013 By: Gray T. Slocum Currently, overall construction spending is increasing globally after a prolonged slowdown. In the United States, Interface Consulting expects the increasing demand for energy and the retirement of older, less efficient power plants to drive investment in power projects. In recent years, the quantity and size of power construction [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]