Scott Thibault, PE, DBIA, Vice President - AECOM

Strategies for Material Delivery and Price Escalation Risks on Collaborative Delivery Projects

Strategies for Material Delivery and Price Escalation Risks on Collaborative Delivery Projects

The pandemic has impacted not only our day-to-day lives but it is forcing us to reexamine long-accepted approaches to how collaborative delivery firms specify and procure materials and equipment for our projects. A global scarcity of shipping containers, skyrocketing shipping rates, clogged ports, and shortages of manufacturing components are driving firms to evolve their procurement approach to avoid long lead times and escalation charges.

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What is the Importance of Well-Defined Acceptance Standards on Treatment Plant Design-Build Projects?

What is the Importance of Well-Defined Acceptance Standards on Treatment Plant Design-Build Projects?

Two of the most important elements of a treatment plant design-build project are the performance and acceptance standards associated with the commissioning and startup of the treatment plant. Performance standards can be defined as the standards the plant needs to meet in order to operate in compliance with applicable permits over a range of typical operating conditions.

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