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How to Effectively Communicate the Schedule

By Jerad Ferrell, Construction Executive Construction project planners know schedule details inside and out. They can look at a Gantt chart and easily see the... »

Building Alabama

Doster Completes Another Project for Pearl Street Partners

Doster Construction Company recently completed their fourth project for Pearl Street Partners. Doster completed the 2,800-square foot Residents’ Clubhouse that is located in Franklin’s Lockwood... »

Business

A Warning for Government Contractors: Sovereign Immunity

By Carly Miller, Bradley A recent Georgia appellate court decision serves as a stark reminder to contractors on government projects that sovereign immunity, though frequently... »

Economic

Florida Statutory Limitation on Indemnity Does Not Apply to Excavation Subcontract on Utility Line Project

By Amandeep S. Kahlon, Bradley Fla. Stat. § 725.06 limits the scope of indemnification provisions in construction contracts.  Specifically, the statute limits the ability of... »

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Economic

Florida Statutory Limitation on Indemnity Does Not Apply to Excavation Subcontract on Utility Line Project

By Amandeep S. Kahlon, Bradley Fla. Stat. § 725.06 limits the scope of indemnification provisions in construction contracts.  Specifically, the statute limits the ability of... »

Technology

Mitigate Construction Risk by Managing Information

By David Wagner, Construction Executive It’s no secret that construction projects are inherently risky. In fact, working in a hazardous environment practically comes with the... »

Business

Geronimo! Avoid These Common Financial Statement Pitfalls

from Carr, Riggs & Ingram Even the most dedicated business owners can struggle with preparing and reviewing financial statements. These important documents hold key insights... »

Construction

Contractors: An Ounce of Wage and Hour Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

By Russell J. McEwan, Construction Executive While legal exposure to wage and hour actions is a part of doing business in every industry, it does... »

Safety

Working Safely With Silica

On September 23, 2017, the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforced a new standard to protect construction workers from the... »

Construction

Asset Protection and Recovery for Construction Facilities and Jobsites in the 21st Century

By Keith J. Bowen, Construction Executive If a contractor owns something of value and it is left unprotected for long enough, there is a high... »

Building Alabama

Doster Begins Renovation to Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis

Birmingham-based Doster Construction Company was recently selected to renovate the former Kindred Hospital Indianapolis South in Greenwood, Indiana. The new facility will be known as... »

Business

Partnerships, Collaborations and Transitions for Construction Companies

By Peter J. Lamont, Construction Executive Small to midsize construction companies face challenges that larger firms often do not encounter. For example, cash flow and... »