Midwest Musings delivers the latest news, insights and opinions about construction & design in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Missouri, as well as Iowa, Ohio, Michigan and Minnesota.
|03/01/10|| Detailed Construction Schedule’s Role in Determining Timeliness
The construction schedule is the beginning, but not the end, in considering timeliness of performance.
|11/01/09|| Surety Company Bound to Honor Contractor’s Warranty
Owners often require that contractors procure performance bonds to guarantee the contractor’s faithful performance of the contract. Statutes require performance bonds on public construction projects.
|10/01/09|| Who has Authority to Order Changes in Public Contracts?
Changes are a fact of life in design and construction. Written contracts typically require that the changes are not valid unless formalized in writing and signed by an authorized agent of the owner.
|03/01/10||Important Considerations Affect Choice to Lease or Buy Equipment
Analyze your company’s needs, consult your financial experts, and even check a helpful Web site before deciding to lease or buy.
|12/01/09||Computerized Systems Can Help Combat Equipment Theft
Computerized systems can help keep track of equipment location and use, prevent theft, and even track it if thieves manage to steal.
|11/01/09||Staying Flexible and Aware of Changes
Learning about trends that will affect customers and finding new options that meet their needs is a good strategy for future success.
|10/01/09||Freedom Isn’t Free: Help Vets Get Construction Jobs
I am a military vet. My father and grandfather served in wars. I want to help returning vets from Iraq, even if they are disabled. Are there any organizations training vets for jobs in construction?
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