Bill Haydt to Present ASCE Webinar on April 12, 2018, “The Pricing of Delay Costs for Construction Projects.”

April 03, 2018

On April 12, 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 straight forward, 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.

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Scott Lowe Featured in the Latest Issue of Structure Magazine

March 07, 2018

Structure Magazine, March 2018 issue, published Scott Lowe’s article entitled “Document, Document, Document,” in their Structural Forum column.  The article addresses why the contemporaneous documentation that is created during the life of a construction project is so important.  Scott relates three things to consider:  “Documentation is a Must!” – “Documentation is Related to Risk” – and “Effective Documentation.”

Please click [here] to read the full article.

Mark Nagata and Mike Ryan to Present NHI Course in Charlottesville, VA, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from February 27-March 1, 2018.

February 20, 2018

Mark Nagata and Mike Ryan will be presenting a 2-1/2 day NHI Course in Charlottesville, VA, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from February 27-March 1, 2018.  The course provides the basic tools to address the management and avoidance of highway construction claims.  Mark and Mike will present the evaluation of a highway contract claim by focusing on three claim components:  entitlement, impact, and cost.  Participants will learn claims avoidance techniques, as well as how to identify and review best practices associated with successful dispute resolution.

For more information, please click [here.]

Positive Feedback from ABA Forum on Construction Law Regarding Presentation by Bill Manginelli and Josh Levy, titled “How the Attorney and Expert Work Together,” at the Midwinter Meeting in Fort Myers, FL, January 17-19, 2018.

January 25, 2018

Bill Manginelli, Trauner’s President, and Josh Levy, Esq., a Partner with Husch Blackwell LLP, received positive feedback in an article from The Dispute Resolver, a publication of Div. 1 of the Forum on Construction Law, regarding their breakfast program presentation titled “How the Attorney and Expert Work Together,” at the ABA Forum on Construction Law Midwinter Meeting of January 17-19, 2018.

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Scott Lowe and Bill Haydt to present NHI Course in Shoreview, MN, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from February 13-15, 2018.

January 11, 2018

Scott Lowe and Bill Haydt will be presenting a 2-1/2 day NHI Course in Shoreview, MN, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from February 13-15, 2018.  The course provides the basic tools to address the management and avoidance of highway construction claims.  Scott and Bill will present the evaluation of a highway contract claim by focusing on three claim components:  entitlement, impact, and cost.  Participants will learn claims avoidance techniques, as well as how to identify and review best practices associated with successful dispute resolution.

For more information, please click [here.]

Register for February 6, 2018 WPL Publishing Webinar, “Alternate Project Delivery Claims for Design-Build, GMP, and Other Delivery Methods,” presented by Rick Burnham and Mark Nagata.

January 11, 2018

On February 6, 2018, Rick Burnham and Mark Nagata will be presenting a 90-minute webinar, “Alternate Project Delivery Claims for Design-Build, GMP, and Other Delivery Methods.”  They will discuss how alternate project delivery methods produce their own unique challenges – in dealing with determination of costs and change orders.  Learn how anticipated and unanticipated costs are determined when using GMP, Design-Build, and related project delivery methods, and how to:

  • Identify the baseline for measuring changes
  • Deal with less than 100% complete contract documents
  • Work with allowances and contingencies
  • Evaluate scope and value engineering changes
  • Review recommended clauses and best practices to reduce risk and avoid disputes

For more information, please click [here.]

Register for March 14, 2018 Lorman Webinar, “Calculating the Cost of a Change,” presented by Scott Lowe, P.E.

January 10, 2018

On March 14, 2018, Scott Lowe will present “Calculating the Cost of a Change.”  Scott will discuss the misconceptions and uncertainty surrounding the pricing of construction changes.  Contractors will learn what they must include to be made whole.  Owners will learn what they should pay, and what they shouldn’t pay.  CMs, attorneys, and the consultants and accountants that advise them will learn what is needed to accurately and persuasively price a change.  Scott’s focus will be on the hard topics – the legitimate damages associated with delay, the real costs of inefficiency, and the balancing concerns when pricing acceleration.  He will also review the sometimes controversial areas of unabsorbed home office overhead, interest, and consequential damages.  Learn how to define methods of calculations; explain the difference between standard vs. impact change orders; identify delay, acceleration, and inefficiency costs; and discuss mitigation of impact costs – with Scott Lowe on March 14, 2018.

For more information, please click [here.]

Mark Nagata to Speak at 2018 Construction Leadership Network Conference, Tampa, FL, January 22-24, 2018

November 29, 2017

Mark Nagata will be presenting “Beyond Scheduling Basics: Maximizing Time Extensions and Getting Paid What You’re Owed” at the CLN Conference, January 22-24, 2018, in Tampa, FL.  This 2-day event brings together top construction entrepreneurs and their key personnel to exchange ideas and share both successes and lessons learned.

For more information, please click [here].

Register for January 26, 2018 Webinar, “California Construction Project Management,” presented by Geoff Page.

November 16, 2017

On January 26, 2018, Geoff Page will present “California Construction Project Management.”  Geoff will discuss the basics of managing a project, including the importance of understanding the motivations of the parties to a contract, as well as understanding and abiding by the contract.  This 90-minute webinar will provide some guidance on how to deal with possible contractual disputes in a routine and efficient manner.  Find out how construction project contracts can provide an excellent guide for managing a project in California – with Geoff Page on January 26, 2018.

For more information, please click [here].

Mark Nagata and Bill Haydt to present Lorman webinar, “Time Extension – Get Your Request Approved,” December 20, 2017.

November 09, 2017

On December 20, 2017, Mark Nagata and Bill Haydt will present a Lorman webinar titled, “Time Extension – Get Your Request Approved.”  Mark and Bill will discuss what contractors need to do to meet their contractual submission requirements for a time extension request, and how to increase the odds that their submission will be approved.  In this 90-minute webinar, they will cover the basics of CPM scheduling and time extensions, how to understand and interpret time extension provisions using real life examples, and how to prepare a persuasive time extension submission.

Join Mark and Bill on December 20, 2017, and learn how to improve your time extension submissions – to maximize recovery of additional time and your delay-related costs!

For more information, please click [here].

 

 

 

 

 

 

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