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  Construction Engineering Fact Sheet
The mission of the construction management and engineering (CME) department at North Dakota State University is to provide quality programs for preparing nationally competitive undergraduate and graduate students for a successful career in construction.
Construction engineering is in the eight-building engineering and architecture complex.
Construction engineering graduates are in high demand by contractors in all types of construction, by design-construction firms and by large owners who have continuing construction programs.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/eng_arch/consteng.shtml   (749 words)

  Construction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although this may be thought of as a single activity, in fact construction is a feat of multitasking.
Under this system, once the design is completed by the design team, a number of construction companies or construction management companies may then be asked to make a bid for the work, either based directly on the design, or on the basis of drawings and a bill of quantities provided by a surveyor.
Mortgage bankers, accountants, and cost engineers are likely participants in creating an overall plan for the financial management of the building construction project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Construction   (1658 words)

 Construction engineering - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Construction Engineering concerns the planning and management of the construction of structures such as highways, bridges, airports, railroads, buildings, dams, and reservoirs.
Construction of such projects requires knowledge of engineering and management principles and business procedures, economics, and human behavior.
Construction engineers engage in the design of temporary structures, cost estimating, planning and scheduling, materials procurement, equipment selection, and cost control.
open-encyclopedia.com /Construction_engineering   (69 words)

Construction, with 6.7 million wage and salary jobs and 1.6 million self-employed and unpaid family nongovernment jobs in 2002, was one of the Nation’s largest industries.
The greatest numbers of construction craftsworkers are carpenters; electricians; pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters; construction equipment operators; painters and paperhangers; sheet metal workers; drywall installers, ceiling tile installers and tapers; cement masons, concrete finishers, segmental pavers, and terrazzo workers; brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons; and roofers.
Employment in heavy and civil engineering construction is projected to increase due to growth in highway, bridge, and street construction, as well as in maintenance and repairs to prevent further deterioration of the Nation’s highways and bridges.
www.bls.gov /oco/cg/cgs003.htm   (3183 words)

 Construction managers
Construction managers may be owners or salaried employees of a construction management or contracting firm, or may work under contract or as a salaried employee of the owner, developer, contractor, or management firm overseeing the construction project.
Construction managers work out of a main office from which the overall construction project is monitored, or out of a field office at the construction site.
Employment of construction managers is projected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2012, as the level and complexity of construction activity continues to grow.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos005.htm   (2397 words)

 Pathways to Technology - Tech Fields: Construction Engineering
By the time the construction process has begun, the engineering and technology behind it is already under way.
Construction engineering technology is used to design and conduct experiments, interpret data, and predict results.
Construction engineering technicians may work in the field, in an office, or both.
www.pathwaystotechnology.org /fields/fl_construction.html   (256 words)

 Manufacturing or Construction (from engineering) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The term construction is to a significant degree synonymous with building, but in common usage it most often is applied to such major works as buildings, ships, aircraft, and public works such as roads, dams, and bridges.
Broadly defined, engineering is the science-based profession by which the physical forces of nature and the properties of matter are made useful to humans in the form of structures, machines, and other products or processes at a reasonable expenditure of time and money.
Genetic Engineering is a relatively new science that involves the time extensive study and manipulation of cross-bred plants.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-200212   (935 words)

 Construction Engineering and Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Technological and managerial evolution of the construction industry during the last two decades demands a new generation of construction professionals.
The discipline of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) is structured to develop this type of professional.
A strong and active research program in construction engineering and management with projects funded, among others, by the National Science Foundation, the Construction Industry Institute, private foundations, industry, and other sources, provides an excellent complement to the educational component of the program.
www.ce.gatech.edu /groups/construction   (359 words)

 Construction Engineering & Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) involves the planning, engineering, performance, and management of the construction process.
The field of Construction Engineering and Management covers the construction of all types of engineered facilities including residential and commercial buildings, bridges, highways, power plants, water and waste water treatment facilities, and other public works essential to the quality of life of an industrial society.
The Construction Management Program serves the educational, research, and service needs of the construction industry by focusing on a blend of topics related to both the engineering and management sides of construction.
www.ce.unlv.edu /cem   (93 words)

 Jobs in Architecture, Building, Construction, Engineering
AEC Job Bank -- an employment resource for the architectural, engineering, and construction industries, where job-seekers can post your resume, search for jobs, as well as find key career resources.
Careers in Construction -- where job-seekers who work in any aspect of construction (engineering, architecture/design, contracting, surveying, infrastructure, building services, project management, etc.) can browse or search for jobs and register your CV.
referwork construction jobs -- where job-seekers in all aspects of the construction industry (from architects to electricians) -- at all levels (from apprentices to skilled professionals) can browse job postings.
www.quintcareers.com /engineering_jobs.html   (1071 words)

 ECCI - Engineering, Compliance & Construction, Inc.
ECCI engineers are experienced in handling complex air dispersion modeling projects to demonstrate compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state agencies’ ambient air quality requirements under the Clean Air Act and state air pollution laws.
ECCI engineers have developed procedures to help define enforceable permit limits to control off-site concentrations of criteria pollutants and hazardous air pollutants to allow successful air dispersion modeling demonstrations while retaining reasonable operational flexibility at the source facilities.
ECCI engineers have experience with specialty models and protocols to address unique operations and the associated air emissions including using the United States Army Open Burn and Open Detonation Model at multiple facilities.
www.ecci.com /envcapable/airdispersion.htm   (370 words)

 Construction Engineering
Construction Engineering's primary duty is to develop and manage Volusia County's Five-Year Road Program.
Construction Engineering is responsible for all phases of County road building, from the time the roads enter the program through final construction.
In addition, Construction Engineering provides survey, design, right-of-way acquisition and inspection services to other County agencies to assist with the development and construction of their projects.
volusia.org /coneng   (243 words)

 Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University
Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University
Our program is the 7th largest in the country and routinely ranks among the nation's top engineering programs.
Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, 394 Town Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011
www.cce.iastate.edu   (233 words)

 Iris D. Tommelein, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, U.C. Berkeley
She is an active participant in the International Group for Lean Construction and she serves on the Board of Directors of the Lean Construction Institute.
The primary objective is to stimulate a systematic rethinking of the construction process both on and off-site by providing a forum for disseminating knowledge and exchanging ideas between industry and academia.
LCJ publishes high-quality practical papers that report developments, provoke new thinking and chronicle the history of Lean Construction in a manner that is readily accessible to reflective practitioners and clients of the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Industry and AEC students and faculty.
www.ce.berkeley.edu /~tommelein   (1386 words)

 The Civil Engineering Portal - Construction
Construction's only real-time news service, keeping you informed about the industry and the events that influence it.
Founded in 1996 by the Associated Schools of Construction, an association of 99 colleges and universities with construction education programs.
Establish in 2003 by the Associated Schools of Construction, an association of 99 colleges and universities with construction education programs.
www.icivilengineer.com /Construction   (171 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and Construction: English-Spanish/Spanish-English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Construction Spanish (en inglés y español) by A.
The Wiley Dictionary of Civil Engineering and Construction: English-Spanish/Spanish-English is an indispensable resource for civil engineers and contractors, translating correspondence, specifications, and working drawings; marketers for engineering firms, preparing bids and proposals for international contracts; and engineering students, struggling to understand complex course textbooks in a foreign language.
It is the only source for accurate, reliable, up-to-date translations of the entire spectrum of engineering and construction terminology.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0471122467?v=glance   (674 words)

 GuideMe.com Construction-Related Resources on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
NOCON aims to be internationally active in areas where Norwegian engineering technology leads the field.
The GCN combines over 40 years of construction experience with over 25 years of Internet and technology experience to provide the construction industry with sound processes that provide real-life business results.
The GCN models the construction industry's work processes to complement and improve upon industry standards.
www.guideme.com /Civil/Construction.htm   (314 words)

 ☞ construction - engineering and construction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Grace Construction underlayments extend the life of a roof by protecting against leaks caused by ice dams and wind-driven rain.
Construction of Airbus' newest facility in the United States is set to begin in January 2006.
Emcor Engineering Services has been awarded a £3.2m contract to provide mechanical, electrical and plumbing services for the second phase of a new construction at St Nicholas Hospital in Newcastle.
www.allofconstruction.com /engineering-and-construction.html   (395 words)

 Construction engineering Article, Constructionengineering Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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Construction engineers engage in thedesign of temporary structures, cost estimating, planning and scheduling, materials procurement, equipment selection, and costcontrol.
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www.anoca.org /structures/management/construction_engineering.html   (123 words)

 Lee Engineering and Construction Company Limited
As one of the tall standing indigenous Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Operations and Maintenance(EPCOM) firm, it works from the perspective of complete dedication and protection of industrial institutions and facilities, to ensure their on stream availability.
Lee Engineering is an engineering/construction company with broad experience in the oil and gas sector of the Nigerian economy.
With the sound resources base at our disposal, we have acquired the necessary technical capability which has enabled us to undertake major Engineering, Procurement and Construction works within the oil and gas sector as well as other sub-sectors of the economy.
www.lee-engineering.net   (291 words)

 Performance Management Solutions for Construction & Engineering Services - Applix
Applix provides planning, forecasting and inventory management capabilities to handle complexities ranging from fluctuations in the economy to varying weather conditions enabling our customers to optimize their operations.
Consolidate multiple construction projects in various states of completion quickly and easily for an accurate picture of the overall financial status of the organization.
CALA Homes, a UK developer of luxury homes, apartments and townhouses, uses Applix TM1 for a complex, real-time budgeting and forecasting model to track budgets across the business, forecasting entire housing projects from start to finish including the conditional contract stage, through the construction stage and the maintenance period.
www.applix.com /solutions/industry/construction-engineering.asp   (322 words)

 Engineering News-Record | McGraw-Hill Construction
Construction union leaders have selected Mark Ayers, director of the IBEW construction and maintenance department, to be the next president of the AFL-CIO's Building and Construction Trades Dept.
The California contractor that earned a $5-million bonus last May for fast-track repairs to a Bay Area I-580 overpass damaged in an April tanker truck blaze executed another quick-turnaround retrofit: replacing a big deck section of the S.F.-Oakland Bridge over the Labor Day weekend.
Construction, engineering and architecture generate a full library of reading material.
enr.construction.com   (524 words)

 Business and Information Technology Solutions for the Engineering & Construction Industry from Perot Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Through the expertise of highly skilled associates, we deliver industry-specific counsel, cost-effective business process solutions, project and program management support, and comprehensive applications and infrastructure solutions that align customers' technology to their business strategies and maximize returns on their IT investments.
Since 1997, Parsons Corporation, one of the world's largest full-service planning, engineering, and construction firms, has trusted Perot Systems to help it realize its vision of becoming the premier worldwide provider for total project solutions.
In 2002, Parsons was ranked #1 in the engineering and construction industry and #24 across all industries in the InformationWeek 500 list, which recognizes the largest and most innovative users of information technology.
www.perotsystems.com /construction   (654 words)

 Construction Engineering foundation FdSc - Kingston University London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
During your work placements you will undertake an NVQ in Construction Site Supervision, a valuable vocational qualification which is widely recognised in the industry.
In the first year you will spend a semester covering construction basics such as elementary surveying, maths and science and professional practice, while the rest of the year is spent in the workplace.
You can take an additional year of studies to top-up your degree to a BSc(Hons) degree in Construction Engineering which is accredited for Chartered Builder Status
www.kingston.ac.uk /constructfd   (196 words)

 Centre for Innovative Construction Engineering (CICE) -
The Centre for Innovative and Collaborative Engineering (CICE) is a Centre of Excellence committed to advanced training and research in Engineering and Management.
At the core of our operations is the prestigious Engineering Doctorate (EngD) programme, which is designed to produce doctoral graduates that can drive innovation in the engineering industry with the highest level of technical, managerial and business competence.
This programme is one of EPSRC's flagship programmes and is open to graduates in any branch of engineering or applied science.
www.lboro.ac.uk /cice   (227 words)

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