Charter High School for Architecture & Design (CHAD) Annual Gala Champagne Breakfast
June 26, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
CPMI looks forward to returning as a CHAD Alumnus/Alumna Sponsor. The 2013 celebration and program will be held at the top floor of the American Museum of Jewish History overlooking Independence Mall. For more information, please contact Patricia Cirone
ABA Forum on the Construction Industry Fall Meeting
September 26 - September 27, 2013, Washington, DC
Capital Project Management, Inc. looks forward to being an exhibitor at this upcoming conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in our Nation's capital. Stay tuned to our site for more information.
For additional articles of interest, click to download a PDF version of the following CPMI “Cause & Effect” newsletters:
The feature article in this edition of "Cause & Effect" discusses the history and future of location-based scheduling and how it compares and contrasts with the critical path method. Read newsletter (PDF file).
Can a Contractor Have a Critical Path Delay When the General Contractor Does Not?
CPMI's Mark Boe, P.E., PSP, and Shannon Campbell, PSP, teamed up with Christopher W. Carson, PSP, of Alpha Corporation to provide a discussion and analysis on this interesting question. Following a presentation at the AACE International 2011 Annual Meeting, the team's article was selected and published in the December 2011 issue of Cost Engineering. Read article (PDF file).
AACE Recommended Practice for Forensic Schedule Analysis
by Michael F. D'Onofrio, P.E., President and Kenji P. Hoshino, PSP, CFCC
Presented at the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, this article provides an interesting perspective on the AACE RP from a variety of viewpoints. Read article (PDF file).
Dealing with Mid-Course Adjustments in Project Planning and Scheduling, and Resultant Claims
by John S. Vento, Esq., and Michael F. D'Onofrio, P.E., President
Presented at the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, this illustrated tutorial cites numerous cases to explain how project delay is handled, documented, mitigated and ultimately resolved. Read article (PDF file).
The ABCs of DRBs
by Francis J. Brennan, P.E.
Dispute Review Boards have continued to evolve as a means to resolve construction industry disputes. What DRBs are and how they work, the various kinds of DRBs, and what makes an effective DRB are among the topics covered. Read article.
Identifying Concurrent Delay
by Mark Boe, P.E., Principal
Assessing concurrent delay can be among the most challenging tasks in resolving delay claims. The author defines and deconstructs the means of identifying independent, overlapping critical path delays that affect the completion of a project. Read article.
When the Best-Laid Plans Go Astray
by Ronald F. Parisi, P.E.
This primer on labor productivity addresses how labor is estimated, how productivity can fall short, the kinds of claims that can arise, schedule and issue analyses, recovery of cost overruns and related issues. Read article.
Techniques and Methods for Assessing Delays
by Francis J. Brennan, P.E., and Michael F. D’Onofrio, P.E., President
Sorting out the issues and identifying responsibility for delay can be difficult and time consuming. The authors divide delay analysis techniques into three categories and offer explanation, critique and insight. Read article.