Death by Service Agreement

Contractor Magazine

Maybe you need to take a hard look at what those service agreement programs are really costing you

Atlanta, public schools reach agreement for $5B Gulch

Construction Dive

The development bond deal between the city and its school system removes one major obstacle for project developers

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Service Agreements to Grow Your Customer Base

Contractor Magazine

While the basic maintenance is crucial (residential and commercial), what an agreement program is really about is the client experience or relationship

Meritor Enters Supply Agreement with Manitowoc

Construction Equipment

under a new strategic supply agreement. As the mobile crane market continues to strengthen, this agreement positions Meritor as a key supplier Meritor will provide multiple drivetrain products to The Manitowoc Co.

Why Legal Agreements Matter

Collaborative Construction

The comment below was in response to another poster who mentioned the use of Design-Construct agreements used in Australia and New Zeland. The problem lies with traditional transactional legal agreements. Integrated and collaborative agreements are.

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Service Agreements – The Lifeblood of Success

Contractor Magazine

The “service agreement” represents the single greatest marketing opportunity in contracting

Good Faith and Fair Dealing: The Essence of Construction Agreements

Constructonomics

The aggressive and overzealous use of the contract in order to gain advantage to one party violates the one thing that allows agreements between multiple parties to function and exist – Good Faith And Fair Dealing. Everybody loves to get hung up in contract language.

ASHRAE and ASPE Strengthen Partnership with Signing of New MOU Agreement

Contractor Magazine

he agreement defines parameters on how the two societies will collaborate more closely

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Agreement to kick start feasibility study of Cleveland-Chicago hyperloop

Construction Dive

Hyperloops and other high-speed tube systems are gaining ground in the U.S., with several proposed routes and studies underway

5 Steps to building service agreements

Contractor Magazine

Few residential plumbers offer service agreements. read more. Marketing Michel Registered User

Digital Deals: Autodesk, Komatsu, TrueLook, more ink agreements

Construction Dive

Plus, GreenStaxx and Triumph Modular refine a Lego-like building process for student housing and tech startup Concrete Sensors attracts Cemex funding

National Grid Lockout Ends After Unions Ratify Agreement

ENR Construction

Following a six-month lockout of 1,250 National Grid gas workers and support staff, two United Steelworkers unions have ratified a tentative agreement reached on Jan. 2 that will lead to a full return to work during the week of Jan.

California Ag Agreement Has Right-to-Repair Ramifications

Construction Equipment

The right-to-repair issue has been a topic in Construction Equipment and elsewhere, and a development this fall in California on the agriculture side of the equipment business may have ramifications for construction —and even if it doesn’t, Wired has an interesting bone to pick with John Deere Ag

Competing Forms of Agreement

Collaborative Construction

At Archi-Tech Magazine Robert Paul Dean and Susan McClendon compare and contrast the competing forms of construction agreements offered by the American Institute of Architects ( AIA ), the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee ( EJCDC ), and the Associated General Contractors of America ( AGC ) in conjunction with 19 other construction associations comprising a new organization called ConsensusDOCS.

Cat Signs 5-Year Agreement with Chinese Energy Corp

Construction Equipment

. . China Daily reports Caterpillar and China Energy Investment Corp signed a five-year strategic cooperative framework agreement in Beijing on Wednesday.

Risk Allocation: What AIA's New Standard Form Agreements Say

ENR Construction

The new AIA standard form agreements take a more expansive view of risk allocation

Caterpillar & Seeing Machines Sign Global Agreement

Construction Equipment

an operator monitoring and intervention sensing technologies and services firm, signed a global product development, licensing and distribution agreement with Caterpillar Inc. Seeing Machines Ltd.

Donaldson Enters Binding Agreement to Acquire Partmo

Construction Equipment

. . Donaldson has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Industrias Partmo S.A., a manufacturer of replacement air, lube and fuel filters in Colombia.

GM & Navistar Reach Commercial Vehicle Agreement

Construction Equipment

and Navistar reached a long-term agreement to develop and assemble future medium duty, conventional cab Class 4/5 commercial vehicles. General Motors Co.

Assignments of Owner-Architect Agreements

Construction Lawyer Blog

discusses the provisions in AIA owner-architect agreements about assignments of owner-architect agreements, including how to modify that language to help the architect. James Zahn, FAIA, FALA, Esq., See the video. contracts videos

California transit district enters into Facebook, Plenary development agreement

Construction Dive

The partnership will focus on easing traffic congestion in the Dumbarton Transportation Corridor, which connects Silicon Valley workers to San Francisco's East Bay area

Topcon, GOMACO Sign OEM Agreement

Construction Equipment

Topcon Positioning Group announced an agreement with concrete paving manufacturer GOMACO Corporation to provide 3D control systems for its machines.

Joint Check Agreements On Construction Projects: What Suppliers Need To Know

Construction Law Monitor

Joint check agreements are very popular in the construction industry. In fact, many folks mistakenly believe that joint check agreements are exclusively a construction industry instrument. Safety Is Not Guaranteed With Joint Check Agreements.

New Video Discusses Letter Agreements

Construction Lawyer Blog

The first of these features James Zahn discussing whether architects should use letter agreements. Sabo & Zahn is proud to announce the creation of a new Youtube channel that will have videos of interest to anyone associated with the construction industry.

AGC, Unions Reach Tentative Agreements - Djc.com

Nuts and Bolts

Government Regs Strangle Business Growth » AGC, Unions Reach Tentative Agreements. On June 1 AGC reached a tentative agreement with the Carpenters Union. With this agreement, negotiations with all five of the basic crafts have been completed. The Laborers, Teamsters, Operating Engineers and Cement Masons agreed to tentative agreements earlier last week. For more info including wage and fringe packages in the first year of the tentative agreements, click here.

U.S., Canada, and Mexico finalize agreement to recognize architect credentials

BD+C

Representatives from the architectural regulatory authorities of United States, Canada, and Mexico have announced a major agreement to mutually recognize architect credentials in the three countries, making it possible for architects to work across North American borders.

In Political Shift, Canada Signs U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement

ENR Construction

Deal renegotiates NAFTA, but industry still faces tariffs remaining on Canadian and Mexican materials

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Verizon Signs Agreement to Acquire Telogis

Construction Equipment

Contractors with telematic-equipped fleets will be interested to learn Verizon Telematics, a subsidiary of Verizon Communications, has signed an agreement to buy Telogis, Incorporated.

CNH, Sumitomo Enter New Licensing Agreement

Construction Equipment

has entered into a new licensing agreement with Sumitomo (S.H.I.) This agreement also extends the existing Global Product Supply (OEM) agreement between CNH Industrial and Sumitomo (S.H.I.) CNH Industrial N.V. Construction Machinery Co.

Taco announces agreement to acquire Askoll Sei

Contractor Magazine

Taco Comfort Solutions announced today that it has signed an agreement with Askoll Holding srl to acquire 100% of Askoll Sei, a manufacturer of high efficiency pumps located in Sandrigo, Italy.

Project Labor Agreement Follow-Up

Construction Dive

4, Issue 3, January 23, 2015) we asked our readers if Project Labor Agreements (PLA) restrict competition. Last week (Vol. A recent Maryland appellate court upheld use of a PLA on a public project, citing the fact it was not proved that a PLA unduly suppresses competition. Of the eight very well articulated responses, the comments were overwhelming against the use of PLAs.

ConsensusDOCS Releases New Teaming Agreement

Best Practices Construction Law

ConsensusDocs released the new ConsensusDocs 498 Design-Build Teaming Agreement today, which provides a standard contract for parties desiring to form a team for the purpose of submitting a bid on a design-build project. According to the press release, this agreement has the flexibility for those team members to include design professionals, contractors and other parties. AGC AGC ConsensusDOCS ConsensusDOCS Contract Docs Kory George teaming agreement

Volvo CE, K-Tec Earthmovers Sign Agreement

Construction Equipment

have signed an agreement to promote efficient methods of earthmoving worldwide. Volvo CE and K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. A Volvo articulated dump truck (ADT) pulling a K-Tec ADT Scraper is recognized as an approved advancement in the construction and mining industries.

Agreement Sets the Stage for Quick Cleanup of Vermont Yankee

ENR Construction

NorthStar to take purchase Vermont Yankee and speed D&D work at nuclear power plant

When Is a Teaming Agreement Binding?

ENR Construction

Few industries are as fluid as construction when it comes to teaming up with other companies

Trump: U.S. Will Exit Paris Climate Agreement

ENR Construction

Calling the Paris climate treaty a burden on American businesses, President Trump on June 1 said he would renegotiate the United States' role in the non-binding climate treaty, or he would start negotiations on a new climate treaty

Do Project Labor Agreements Restrict Competition?

Construction Dive

By Bruce Jervis Project Labor Agreements are controversial. These are pre-hire agreements between a general contractor or a construction manager and a designated collective bargaining representative for all labor on the project. Is it not disingenuous to say that project labor agreements have no negative effect on non-union contractors? Or, is the impact minor and offset by the benefits a Project Labor Agreement can bring to a large public project?

HeatLink signs licensing agreement with Uponor

Contractor Magazine

today announced that it has signed a technology licensing agreement with Uponor AB that allows the company to resume manufacture and sale of PEX piping. Company to resume manufacture and sale of PEX pipe. HeatLink Group Inc.

Terex Enters Supply Agreement with Vermeer

Construction Equipment

Terex Construction, a business segment of Terex Corporation, entered into a private label agreement with Vermeer Corporation on Sept. 25, 2013. Terex will provide Vermeer with a forestry compact track loader specifically designed to work in Vermeer''s applications

Major agreement reached on commercial AC/furnace regulations

Contractor Magazine

The new standards will save almost 15 quadrillion BTU (quads) of energy from more efficient equipment shipped over the next 30 years. read more. Business Development