Construction Archive

Avoiding Construction Project Disputes

Avoiding Construction Project Disputes

Key considerations during construction project planning can help reduce potential problems.

 
Mitigating Construction Risk with Technology

Mitigating Construction Risk with Technology

New technology offers promise for reducing worksite hazards.

 
Avoiding Subcontractor Insurance Pitfalls

Avoiding Subcontractor Insurance Pitfalls

Overlooking subcontractor insurance agreements can expose contractors to costly risks.

 
The Seven Deadly Construction Sins

The Seven Deadly Construction Sins

These key construction problems often result in expensive claims and litigation.

 
Risk Transfer Considerations for Public Projects

Risk Transfer Considerations for Public Projects

Risk managers embarking on public projects should carefully analyze their risk transfer program to ensure that they are not disappointed in the event of a loss.

 
Reducing Construction Defect Claims

Reducing Construction Defect Claims

By focusing on seven key quality assurance practices, builders can avoid costly claims.

 
Fire Traps

Fire Traps

Amid a global boom in high-rise construction, thousands of buildings still lack adequate fire protection, creating elevated property and safety risks.

 
Avoiding Construction Contract Claim Disputes

Avoiding Construction Contract Claim Disputes

Address these key insurance considerations before finalizing construction contracts.

 
Addressing Construction Risks with Technology

Addressing Construction Risks with Technology

Advances in technology promise to improve safety in the construction industry.

 
Construction Industry Addresses Risks

Construction Industry Addresses Risks

New initiatives in construction and insurance are helping to reduce risk.

 
10 Insurance Tips to Help Manage Construction Risk

10 Insurance Tips to Help Manage Construction Risk

Tips for obtaining the proper insurance coverage to protect against construction risks.

 
Trends in Contractor’s Liability Coverage

Trends in Contractor’s Liability Coverage

Contractor’s professional liability policies may receive more attention in coming months.

 
Pollution Risks for Contractors

Pollution Risks for Contractors

While the construction industry is seeing a revival, the skilled labor shortage has increased the risk of errors.

 

Avoiding Construction Battles

Accurate, detailed recordkeeping can help prevent disputes over construction project costs.

 
Climate Change and the Building Envelope

Climate Change and the Building Envelope

As the climate changes, so do the rules for contractors.