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DBIA Position Statements
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On Oct. 18, 2010, the DBIA Board of Directors approved two new position statements:

Organization of the Design-Build Entity

Use of Stipends




Hundreds attend VTA project sessions in California
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About 700 contractors attended two recent events about upcoming Silicon Valley, Calif., construction contracts worth $1.1 billion, according to officials of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. The largest was a Sept. 30 event at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center where 550 contractors attended to learn details of the $785 million design-build contract for the 10-mile extension of BART from the future Warm Springs station in Fremont to San Jose's Berryessa district. More

Industry leaders discuss economic pressures during roundtable session in Kansas City, Mo
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Recently, more than 30 participants from around the world took part in Black & Veatch's second annual roundtable series during the 83rd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in New Orleans, according to a press release. More

TXI ES&C announces intraCure™

TXI ES&C is proud to announce intraCure™, the practical solution to concrete shrinkage. Learn more and read about related TXI ES&C projects.


New project-based IPD insurance coverage is available
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The shared-risk/shared-profit collaborative nature of Integrated Project Delivery results in many aspects of the relationship being defined contractually. But it is unclear how courts will construe the provisions of multi-party agreements with extensive waivers of rights, unusual limitations on risk, and blurring of responsibilities. The delivery system, with its emphasis on contractual liability rather than negligence liability, means that case law proves of little value. More

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SNC-Lavalin secures design-build contract for BC hydroelectric facility
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SNC-Lavalin has signed a $587-million contract to design and build the Waneta Expansion, a 335-megawatt hydroelectric power facility on the Pend d'Oreille River just south of Trail, B.C. The project is being undertaken through a limited partnership of Fortis Inc, Columbia Power Corp. (CPC) and Columbia Basin Trust (CBT). More

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Are you maximizing your Member Benefits?
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Visit the member benefits page of DBIA to learn about all that membership has to offer!



Have you renewed your membership?
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If you need to renew and are an Individual Member, log in using the "Login" link at the upper right of any page on the DBIA website. Then go to "View Profile" and select "My Dues." If you don't have your login information, contact the Membership Department, membership@dbia.org, or call 202-682-0110.

If you are an Industry Partner member, please contact Michelle Johnson, mjohnson@dbia.org or 202-454-7511, to renew your membership. All DBIA membership dues are non-refundable.
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American Water Summit - New environment, new directions
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Nov. 3-4, 2010, Dulles Westin Hotel, Washington D.C.

Global Water Intelligence, in partnership with Steve Maxwell and Debra Coy, are running their first American water and investment conference in November in Washington this year. Following the sold-out conference in Paris, this event will provide an even greater opportunity to focus on the unique characteristics and opportunities in the U.S. water market with the people who will make it happen.

As a member of the Design-Build Institute of America you are warmly invited to join us – your views and perspective will be much appreciated. To encourage your attendance DBIA has negotiated a special discount for you, so save $100 by registering now. Simply type DBIA into the discount code box provided for you on the "Purchase Summary" page.
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Upcoming Courses
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Nov. 4-5, Post-Award Design-Build, Bethesda, Md.
Nov. 15-18, Certification Workshop, Virginia Beach, Va.
Nov. 18-19, Design-Build Sustainability, Orlando, Fla.
Nov. 29, Design-Build Contract and Risk Management, Oakland, Calif.

Registration for 2011 Education Tour courses and the 2011 specialty conferences will begin later this month.
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Think Green: Design-build and sustainable design
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The October issue of Design-Build Dateline is on our website. See "Building Blocks of Sustainability," about a sustainable brick factory that won a 2009 design-build award. More



Project Leads


Region events
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Nov. 1, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, Regional Awards submittals due
Nov. 5-6, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Strategic Planning
Nov. 10, DBIA-Northwest Region, Breakfast Program, "Transportation Success"
Nov. 16-17, DBIA-Florida Annual Conference, All Aboard with Design-Build 2010
Nov. 17, DBIA-Mid-America Region, St. Louis Chapter, Rethinking Business: Value Engineering
Nov. 17, DBIA-Rocky Mountain Region, Colorado Chapter Program
Nov. 17, DBIA-Upper Midwest Region, Breakfast Program
Nov. 18, DBIA-Mid-Atlantic Region, Annual Meeting and Holiday Dinner
Nov. 24, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Breakfast Program
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Project Leads


Project leads
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Presolicitation: design-build project for an Army Reserve center, Fort AP Hill, Va.

RFP: design-build pavement milling and resurfacing (Nassau County, Fla.)

Design-build services for Palm Harbor (Fla.) multi-use path
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