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Why build taller buildings?

USA - September 19 2012 Skyscrapers have been around since the so-called “Chicago-style” architecture arose in the 1880’s.

Should your indemnity survive termination or completion of the contract?

USA - September 26 2013 A recent appellate decision confirms that an indemnity in a construction equipment installment sales contract did not continue once final payment was…

Subcontractors may have limited relief against town when prime contractor’s surety fails

USA - April 6 2015 Subcontractors on a public project for the town of Darien, Connecticut found themselves on the short end of the stick when the prime contractor…

Lifespan of a bridge span

Canada - January 22 2014 Reports of the prematurely-deteriorating Champlain Bridge in Montreal have sparked renewed discussion about the lifespan of major bridges. The…

Criticize the contractor? An arbitration award for defamation

USA - June 10 2015 Hell hath no fury like a homeowner scorned, particularly one with access to sophisticated IT professionals who will establish and optimize a website…