Construction & Development Articles

These Construction & Development articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Construction & Development industry.

September 26, 2013 – 1,460 views
Association of Construction & Development
Essentially, there are four different categories which encompass the different public rights of way. These different passages include the footpath, the bridleway and byways that are either open to all traffic or restricted to certain kinds of transport mechanisms. Each of these different passages allows different kinds of traffic to pass through. While some allow only pedestrians and cyclists, there are others that all kinds of traffic, including horses and motorists... Full Story 
September 25, 2013 – 1,287 views
Association of Construction & Development
Construction contractors who work for the federal government know that regulations are continually changing. Now the final rules have come out which has started much discussion among people in this line of business. These new laws are applicable to those who are covered contractors. The difference between contractors and contractors that are covered is that covered ones are the ones that have... Full Story 
September 20, 2013 – 1,335 views
Association of Construction & Development
Old water pipes being in use since the 1970s are an infrastructural challenge. The aging infrastructure in the DC area represents a sustaining problem, if not an immediate threat to the water supply system. Moreover, these pipes are of poor standards and do not meet the current industry standards. In fact everything from water pipes to water mains is in dire need of replacement... Full Story 
September 18, 2013 – 1,431 views
Association of Construction & Development
Colorado’s most damaging rainfall in the past few days and the resultant floods are said to have taken the lives of at least seven people. The severe water-logging and flood in Boulder has caused damage to over a hundred houses, and has left several hundreds of citizens missing. Further, close to 30 commercial properties have been damaged, with one completely... Full Story 
September 11, 2013 – 1,303 views
Association of Construction & Development
Naoki Inose, Mayor of Tokyo couldn’t be any happier. His city was recently announced as the host of the Summer Olympic Games that will be held in 2020. Just when he started working on the prestigious event organization, Tokyo made him proud once again. The capital of the country won City Climate Leadership Award. This award was given to Tokyo for the... Full Story 
September 4, 2013 – 1,382 views
Association of Construction & Development
If you look at the natural gas prices today, you will be shocked to see how low they really are. It is in fact quite surprising to find an energy or fuel source at such economic rates in today’s world. Other fuel sources like petrol and diesel have prices that are shooting through the roof in no time... Full Story 
August 16, 2013 – 1,511 views
Association of Construction and Development
Any contract involves some amount of risk, be it physical or business. Things may not always go according to plan or in some cases, there may not even be a plan to reach the result, and so, risks are ever-present. When parties enter into a contract, the risks may be assumed by... Full Story 
August 14, 2013 – 1,459 views
Association of Construction and Development
Steel frames are the backbone of most modern day structures and getting their construction design and execution right is imperative to guarantee the dependability, as well as the durability of any project. The importance of designing steel frames properly is sometimes taken for granted and a lot of low budget builders tend to cut corners around this vital aspect without understanding the cost they might pay as a result of a shaky construction.... Full Story