Bill Haydt to Present ASCE Webinar on January 15, 2019, “Evaluation and Quantifying Inefficiency in Construction: A Case Study Approach.”

December 06, 2018

On January 15, 2019, Bill Haydt will present an ASCE Webinar titled “Evaluation and Quantifying Inefficiency in Construction: A Case Study Approach.” Bill will focus on the topic of inefficiency management during construction projects. Several case studies will be discussed, dealing with issues associated with quantifying inefficiencies in construction. Bill will introduce basic concepts and real examples – to allow participants to see how these concepts are actually applied.

For more information, please click [here].

Geoff Page to Present NHI Course in Newport, RI, “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” January 8 – January 9, 2019.

December 06, 2018

Geoff Page will be presenting a 2-day NHI Course in Newport, RI, titled “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” on January 8th and January 9th, 2019. The course includes content that highlights the role of specifications as contract documents and tools for assigning risk. Course participants will engage in lessons and practice sessions to identify types of specifications, select the most appropriate type for a given project, and generate an original, effective highway construction specification. Emphasis is placed on the use of basic grammar and writing style so that participants can product correct, consistent, clear, complete, and concise specifications.

For more information, please click [here].

Geoff Page to present NHI Course in Helena, MT, “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” December 12 – December 13, 2018.

November 12, 2018

Geoff Page will be presenting a 2-day NHI Course in Helena, MT, titled “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” on December 12th and December 13th, 2018. The course includes content that highlights the role of specifications as contract documents and tools for assigning risk. Course participants will engage in lessons and practice sessions to identify types of specifications, select the most appropriate type for a given project, and generate an original, effective highway construction specification. Emphasis is place on the use of basic grammar and writing style so that participants can produce correct, consistent, clear, complete, and concise specifications.

For more information, please click [here].

Mark Nagata, Director, Shareholder, Featured in “Owners Perspective” – the Official Magazine of Construction Owners Association of America

October 29, 2018

Owners Perspective, the official magazine of Construction Owners Association of America (COAA), recently published Mark Nagata’s article entitled “Watch Out for this New Liquidated Damages Loophole.” The article addresses the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) new standard that could result in contractors sidestepping payment of liquidated damages. Mark discussed the importance for owners to understand what the offsetting delay argument is and how to protect themselves.

Please click [here] to read the full article.

Mark Nagata to Present Edupliance Webinar on November 15, 2018, “Critical Path Method Construction Scheduling Basics.”

October 25, 2018

On November 15, 2018, Mark Nagata will present an Edupliance Webinar “Critical Path Method Construction Scheduling Basics.” Mark will discuss why a construction schedule is an essential project management tool, how a baseline schedule is developed, how a schedule update is prepared, how to use the project schedule to demonstrate entitlement to additional time – as well as construction scheduling best practices, tips, and abuses. Mark will also provide an understanding of how to manage and protect project time from a risk perspective. Find out how to finish your project on time and on budget – with Mark Nagata on November 15, 2018.

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Bill Haydt to Present ASCE Webinar on November 15, 2018, “The Pricing of Delay Costs for Construction Projects.”

October 01, 2018

On November 15, 2018, Bill Haydt will present an ASCE Webinar “The Pricing of Delay Costs for Construction Projects.” Bill will give participants the tools they need to determine the true costs of delays for a construction project. In some cases, these costs are straightforward, easily recognized, and easily calculated; however, these costs can sometimes be complicated to determine. Bill will discuss basic concepts, with case studies and real examples, to allow attendees to see how these concepts are actually applied.

For more information, please click [here].

Bill Haydt to Speak on Panel Presentation at First Annual Construction Law Boot Camp, presented by Defense Research Institute’s Law Committee, Chicago, IL, November 8, 2018.

October 01, 2018

Bill Haydt will be a speaker on a panel presentation at the Defense Research Institute’s first annual Construction Law Boot Camp, Construction Law 101, in Chicago, IL, on November 8, 2018.  The panel includes Bill Haydt, Philadelphia, PA, Rinaldo J. Cartaya, Orlando, FL, and Lisa Torron-Bautista, Boca Raton, FL. This 1-day in-depth workshop will focus on key aspects of the construction claims and litigation process.

Their 1-hr. presentation, entitled “The End-Game: How to Develop and Implement Your Resolution Strategy,” will focus on how moving a complex claim from its initial stages to resolution requires a solid strategy. A significant part of that strategy involves evaluating the technical aspects of the claim and identifying how the technical expertise of an expert witness can be used to prosecute and defend the claim. They will also discuss how counsel and expert witnesses can work together throughout the process to resolve claims, narrow the issues, and, if necessary, prepare for trial.

For more information, please click [here].

Register for November 1, 2018 Lorman Webinar, “Documentation and Proof of Construction Delay,” presented by Bill Haydt.

September 26, 2018

On November 1, 2018, Bill Haydt will present “Documentation and Proof of Construction Delay.” Bill will discuss how time truly is money – especially in construction.  This 90-minute webinar will provide you with the ability to determine and document construction delay. Bill will describe step-by-step real-life examples that will allow you to identify and quantify delays before they occur, preventing unnecessary disputes and claims. Find out how to save money – with Bill Haydt on November 1, 2018.

For more information, please click [here].

Bill Haydt to Present ASCE Webinar on October 26, 2018, “First 3 Rules of Construction: Document, Document, Document!”

September 26, 2018

On October 26, 2018, Bill Haydt will present “First 3 Rules of Construction: Document, Document, Document!” Bill will describe why the contemporaneous documentation that is created during the life of a construction project is so important. Bill will present the various ways to document and preserve what occurs during the course of a project, as well as suggestions for making this documentation more fact-focused and effective. Bill will also discuss how effective communication and documentation can increase the likelihood of resolving issues in a timely manner, without resorting to litigation.

For more information, please click [here].

Scott Lowe to Present NHI Course in Newington, CT, “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” July 31 – August 1, 2018.

June 19, 2018

Scott Lowe will be presenting a 2-day NHI Course in Newington, CT, titled “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” on July 31st and August 1st, 2018.  The course includes content that highlights the role of specifications as contract documents and tools for assigning risk.  Course participants will engage in lessons and practice sessions to identify types of specifications, select the most appropriate type for a given project, and generate an original, effective highway construction specification.  Emphasis is placed on the use of basic grammar and writing style so that participants can produce correct, consistent, clear, complete, and concise specifications.

For more information, please click [here].

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