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Granite Construction

Granite is one of the largest heavy-civil contractors/
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Registration Open for 2014 Transportation and Water Conferences
Registration for the 2014 Design-Build in Transportation Conference and 2014 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference is open! Register by Feb. 8 and save $100 on a Full Conference Registration. Organizations sending four or more full conference registrants receive an additional 15 percent discount. Register today!
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CALL FOR DATA — Single-Step vs. Two-Step Design-Build
The DBIA/ASU team currently needs procurement data from single-step and two-step projects in order to statistically validate the preliminary results of the study and render them defensible to serve DBIA members and industry. Therefore, ASU has developed a survey that is available both online and through this PDF project information related to the timing and cost of procurement for your design-build projects.
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  5 Critical Elements Design Build Firms Must Include in Their 2014 Business Plan.

2014 Growth Starts Now.

Understand these 5 elements, the impact they are having in other firms and how to apply them in yours.

DBIA Owner Hotline
As a feature of DBIA's commitment to making access to information easy, we are introducing our Owner Hotline. The Hotline will give public agencies and private owners quick, direct access to information on design-build project delivery. See the DBIA website for details.
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Do You Know About All Your Member Benefits?
As a member, you're probably aware of the information we send out - this e-newsletter is one source of industry information and our journal, Integration Quarterly, another. Project leads, access to epipeline, the Design-Build Manual of Practice, discounts on DBIA events and materials and many more are all benefits DBIA offers its members. Don't lose out on any of your member benefits - make sure your membership is current!
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The SlipStone®™ Product

SlipStone®™ is rapidly generating interest throughout the US. SlipStone Global, LLC has developed a proprietary method of building designed enhanced walls using a slip forming method. The alternatives of building similar architectural walls would be to use pre-cast walls, cast-in-place walls, or hand build block walls. Our technology can be used in a wide range of concrete construction, including but not limited to:
Bleachers - Grandstands - Press boxes

Sturdisteel products are made of the highest quality materials – engineered for strength, installed with superior fit and finish, and guaranteed for reliability. Sturdisteel utilizes the finest and most up to date methods of steel and aluminum fabrication. Conforming to strict AISC standards, our controlled system ensures efficient production from the receipt of raw materials to the finished product.

Frequent Parker Program

The Motion J3400 is a rugged and powerful, all-in-one tablet PC that is the ultimate computing tool for field professionals in service, sales, government and healthcare who need a robust device for indoors, but even more importantly, for outdoors. The J3400 is the first to combine the Motion View Anywhere® technology with the Hydis AFFS+ LED Backlight, wide screen display for superior outdoor viewing capabilities. More info

Upcoming Events - Register Now
Mar. 17-19, Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference, San Jose, CA
Mar. 19-21, Design-Build in Transportation Conference, San Jose, CA
Save the date! Aug. 19-21, Federal Project Delivery Symposium, Washington, DC
Save the date! Oct. 6-8, Design-Build Conference & Expo, Dallas, TX

Education and Training:
Jan. 7, Design Management, Atlanta, GA
Jan. 13-17, Certification Workshop, San Francisco, CA
Feb. 3-7, Certification Workshop, Denver, CO
Feb. 10, BIM Execution Planning, Bethesda, MD
Feb. 24-28, Certification Workshop, Orlando, FL
Mar. 3-5, Owner Boot Camp, Los Angeles, CA
Mar. 3-7, Certification Workshop, Atlanta, GA
Mar. 7, BIM Execution Planning, St. Paul, MN
Mar. 10-14, George Mason University Boot Camp, Herndon, VA
Mar. 28, Conceptual Estimating, Portland, OR
Mar. 31-Apr. 4, Certification Workshop, Long Beach, CA
Apr. 21-25, Certification Workshop, Kansas City, MO
Apr. 30, Design Management, Dallas, TX
May 2, BIM Execution Planning, Virginia Beach, VA
May 5-9, Certification Workshop, Nashville, TN
May 9, BIM Execution Planning, Kansas City, MO
May 12-16, Certification Workshop, Seattle, WA
May 16, Design Management, Columbus, OH
June 2-6, Certification Workshop, Dallas, TX
June 23-27, Certification Workshop, Lansing, MI

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Bayer Spray Foam Building Trust
From Within

Visit us at:
Spray Foam Convention & Expo
Palm Springs | January 26-29 | Booth 701

NAHB's International Builders' Show
Las Vegas | February 4-6 | Booth S2502
The Nation's Design/Build Electrical Leader
Truland employs the latest technologies and innovative delivery methods to increase efficiency, decrease cost, speed project completion, realize design intent, and achieve owner satisfaction. Learn More

Region Events Calendar
DBIA-Northwest Region
Feb. 11, Oregon Breakfast Series, DBIA Oregon Annual Owners' Forum
April 8, Oregon Breakfast Series, Lean Construction
June 10, Oregon Breakfast Series Event
Aug. 12, Oregon Breakfast Series Event

DBIA-Upper Midwest Region
Jan. 24, Region Award Competition Entries Due

DBIA-Western Pacific Region
Jan. 6, Evening Mixer in Orange County

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California American Water Selects CDM Constructors, Inc., to Design and Build Monterey Desalination Facility
After a nine-month procurement process, California American Water has selected CDM Constructors, Inc. to design and build the desalination facility proposed as part of its $320-million Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project.

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DBIA's CEO Lisa Washington Remembers - Part 2
Lisa Washington joined DBIA in 2004 and rose to become Executive Director/CEO in 2009. She is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and has been working tirelessly over the last nine years to grow DBIA into the organization it is today. We sat down with her recently to discuss some of her contributions to the organization.

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New Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Timeline
The Hudson Independent
Envision yourself four years into the future. It is late in 2017. Both spans of the new Tappan Zee Bridge are completed. But even before that, in December, 2016, westbound traffic moving on the present bridge toward Rockland County will have been diverted to the newly constructed north span with its four available lanes.

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Can't Get to a Course? Go Online!
DBIA has a number of online courses you can use to fulfill your continuing education requirements, for DBIA certification and for other credentials. These include " Integrating Energy Efficiency Performance Specs into Design-Build Acquisition and Delivery," developed with the NREL, and sessions from past conferences.
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