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    Over the years the construction industry has developed a reputation for shady deals and untrustworthiness. Contractors specifically are the root cause of the mistrust between the industry and the public. When it comes to the relationships between contractors and subcontractors though there is still a mistrust even though both sides share the same unfavorable reputation. Often times contractors bully subcontractors into signing contracts that put them in terribly unfavorable positions. And after that subcontractors bully sub-subcontractors into signing equally unfavorable sub-contracts. However, not all contracts are terrible, what causes them to be so one sided are specific clauses that are inserted in an attempt to transfer responsibilities…

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    maintenance plan for Preston valley, Dallas. Maintenance is defined as the work that is done to keep your building in good working condition. This is done on a regular basis. Most of the maintenance tasks are done by the building’s super, but some of the tasks can be done by officers, maintenance and repairs committee, outside contractors or the tenants themselves. Maintenance policy is a statement of principle used to guide maintenance management decision making. The purpose of this document…

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    becomes law. Committee Hearing Transcripts Full transcripts of the testimony can be found on the Committee’s website. What follows is a brief summary of key issues raised by stakeholders during the Committee’s meetings. The transcripts demonstrate clear support for the Bill amongst sub-contractor representatives. Payment enforcement was raised as a key issue in the construction industry. Without an effective enforcement mechanism, funds received by general contractors do not flow down to…

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    Ethical Decision in the Construction Industry Situation Every day General Contractors confront ethical decision; so, this paper will analyze how general contractors handle the situations and the outcome of their decisions. Therefore, it is necessary to learn how to take good ethical decisions and how to handle them, by studying real case scenarios. Also, it is necessary to find ways to educate employees within a company; as well, how to teach students early in their career to reduce future…

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    green-building-project delivery. If there are ambiguities as for varied services or work, problems will instantaneously occur. Facts and Issues. This is one of the first lawsuits related to green construction in the United States. In this case, Shaw Development as the owner, appointed Southern Builders Inc. as the contractor, to construct a $7.5 million, 23-unit condominium and restaurant project, known as Captain’s Galley, in Somerset County, Maryland along with obtaining the LEED-Silver…

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    encouraged them to them to contact the compliance team with any questions regarding project compliance reporting. In previous months contractors and subcontractors are more content with communicating with the Compliance Officer to provide contracting and employment guidance during the construction of each project, as required by DC Water. Such support has included, but is not limited to the following: Subcontractor Approval Request administration, addressing compliance issues/requirement…

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    performed on cured concrete is able to measure the psi of the concrete. The test utilizes a special tool that measures the rebound of the material. If we were to perform this test on the job, it would tell us what the current psi of the concrete was onsite. The Schmidt hammer test alongside a recommendation from our structural engineer would conclude this issue. TUESDAY Our specialty contractor asked about a stainless steel shelf that had been added to the documents. There was a note that…

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    dollars contracted as well as dispersed to M/WBE firms. In doing so, compliance plan implementation is an ongoing endeavor as new contractors are introduced to the projects and additional dollars are being expensed. LSC continues to strive to meet the increased reporting demands of DC Water and the Governance Committee via continuously improving and adopting strategies to ensure each contractor meets DC Water’s Compliance goals and objectives. Such strategies have included increased…

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    and colleagues and ask for any reference. Recommendations provide direct info about the service quality offered by diverse window repair and double glazing Walden firms. Besides, maximum contractors depend on recommendations to upraise customer-based awareness. Is the company certified and licensed? You want your assignment to be handled by knowledgeable and skillful contractors that not only counsel you, but also do the job to extraordinary standards. Licensed and authorized window repair…

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    Advancements are being made in Maryville’s plan for the upcoming asphalt and mill overlay project. The asphalt and mill overlay project, which was proposed on February 13 during the city hall meeting which will allow the construction of many roads in the city. The project is being headed by C.E. Goodall and Maryville’s department of Public Works as well as City Manager Greg McDanel. The project is set to start in July and is in the early planning stages. McDanel said that the project has not…

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