Changing lives through Columbia Engineering: Doug Yolen '11EN, '16BUS

| October 13, 2015

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Doug is one of thousands of Columbians who change lives and change the world through the impact of Columbia Giving Day. Here is his story. To learn more about other Columbians changing the world and participate,

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Arvid Nilsson is one of the oldest and most recognized suppliers in fasteners in Scandinavia. After almost a hundred years in the industry, Arvid Nilsson has extensive experience in both heavy industry and the construction industry. We know how important quality assurance and technical competence are - and it is always top of our agenda.

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Coronavirus and Construction: What Should We Do Right Now?

Article | March 23, 2020

What should construction do right now? That’s one of the big questions facing the industry today. In Arizona, we are continuing to work as much as possible. The big question is, Should we continue to work, and how do we do it? Several groups have weighed in on this and I wanted to share the best links I have that contain this information.

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Improve Office & Field Teamwork To Reduce Payment Problems

Article | February 26, 2020

Pretty much everyone working in construction faces payment problems. In many cases, problematic communication is the main factor behind any payment issues. The link between field and office teams is critical to every phase of a construction project, from bidding to payment. Better office and field teamwork can improve project outcomes and solve payment problems.

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Why Design-Assist Should Be Used in Complex Projects

Article | March 13, 2020

Throughout history, construction has always followed the Design-Bid-Build delivery method. This straightforward, 3-step process first involves an owner hiring an architect to design a building, followed by a bidding process that results in a general contractor – typically the lowest bidder – being selected to build the project. Finally, the winning contractor takes the architect’s design drawings and begins construction.

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Infrastructure Policy Watch: impact of Covid-19 behaviour change and Australian Budget boost

Article | May 18, 2021

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has published a new assessment of how behaviour change brought by Covid-19 will impact infrastructure networks as part of its prep work ahead of the second National Infrastructure Assessment. The NIC’s findings are that it's too early to assume that Covid-19 behaviour change will lead to completely different patterns of infrastructure use, even if these changes remain in place. The commission recommends using realistic scenarios and planning responses to the range of possibilities these scenarios present to manage uncertainty. They also suggest a more ‘adaptive’ approach to longer-term project commitments and using data to understand how changes are unfolding.

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Arvid Nilsson AB

Arvid Nilsson is one of the oldest and most recognized suppliers in fasteners in Scandinavia. After almost a hundred years in the industry, Arvid Nilsson has extensive experience in both heavy industry and the construction industry. We know how important quality assurance and technical competence are - and it is always top of our agenda.

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