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Design Build Contracts: Getting it Right

Posted by Raymond Perr, PE

Nov 15, 2017 4:19:16 PM

In today’s global market place, the Coal industry must spend its capital and maintenance dollars effectively to remain competitive.

“Design Build Contracts” (DBC) consistently deliver projects that meet this goal.

Performance guarantees can be more effectively achieved, and many of the questions of responsibility that arise between the design, construction and commissioning phases of a project can be eliminated. Expanded collaboration between the Owner and the Contractor in planning, budgeting and scheduling that occurs during the procurement process and prior to the costs and commitments associated with a final design is also an important advantage.

So, what are the significant differences between more conventional construction contracts and DBC that result in these advantages, and when do they work best? 

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Topics: Design Build Contractor

The Advantage of Using a Turnkey Company

Posted by Mike McCorkle

Apr 19, 2016 10:28:05 AM

The Advantage of Using a Turnkey Company    

A large proportion of industries have chosen to perform their capital investment projects by hiring out engineering, fabrication and installation using different contractors for each service. The coordination efforts are then up to the owner’s management staff, who may not have much contracting experience.

There are often many issues that arise between engineering, fabrication and installation companies in this process. Many of these issues could be eliminated along with minimizing coordination effort by using a turnkey company, such as Industrial Resources and West Virginia Electric.

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Topics: Design Build Contractor

THE NO POINTING GAME – DESIGN BUILD PROJECT DELIVERY

Posted by Raymond Perr, PE

Mar 11, 2014 10:52:00 AM

THE NO POINTING GAME – DESIGN BUILD PROJECT DELIVERY

By:  Raymond Perr P. E. Director of Business Development

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Topics: Design Build Contractor

About Industrial Resources:

Industrial Resources has over 200 combined years of service in the mineral industry. Our greatest service is the ability to produce in situations where others were unable to. We are proud to design and build projects on schedule and within the customers' budget.

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