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#BER is to open its doors at the end of October next year. According to a report, the cost of the new capital city #airport will once again #rise by 300 million euros. Because of the long construction time, it probably also changes to the offered routes.
According to a media report, the costs for the capital's airport #BER are even higher than planned. As the "@BILDamSONNTAG" cites a confidential report to the shareholders #Berlin, #Brandenburg and the federal government reports,
the #airport company for the #financing plan 2021 to 2024 requires almost 300 million euros more than previously estimated.
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ATTENTION Home Owners and Real Estate Investor: When working with #Contractors, set your expectations EARLY and have everything in writing before any work starts. Letโ€™s look at some important factors so you all are educated. (THREAD) #30DaysofThreads 01/07
Firstly, I am a licensed #Architect & come w/ contractor experience overseeing construction from small residential projects up to $20mil+ large scale commercial projects. I have been on job sites since 2007. Itโ€™s part of my duties to protect safety & welfare of the public. 02/07
Set #Contractor expectations early in the #construction process. This could include the quality of work, progress schedule (when certain phases will be done), & material properties (how items will perform) among others things. These specifics should be included in contract. 03/07
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#kzoo2019 well @WestPoint_USMA were so anxious to talk, they just started on their own at 1328 sharp! Prof Rogers explains his cadets' "mission control center" or laboratory for #Military #History, working 8+ hrs/day on #medieval chronicles' paleography to #data mine 100yrs' war
Specifically looking for artillery information in skirmishes and sieges, to find what on the "laundry list" of sieges leads to #failure vs #success according to the #Database the cadets @WestPoint_USMA built collaboratively for the late #medieval & early #Renaissance. #kzoo2019
A small sample of the +90,000 #data entries - first up is Cadet Liam Kane with his findings on waging war by sieges vs by battles... taking #medieval #Military #History from generalizations to specifically-defined quantities... 47 battles to 134 sieges! #kzoo2019
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#Panel discussion on "What is the new normal for #CESEE?"
@wiiw_news #wiiwSpringSeminar
Vizek: "Very strong public sector, lot of informal economy. Croatia experienced slow growth before, so new normal not really new. But political willingness to reform very low."
Zubovic: positive trends in #Serbia: - rapid #growth in #IT sector over last 3/4 years w/ 3% to 6% share of GDP - Huge Chinese #investments, but with #externalities - Macroeconomic #stability, no fiscal #deficit anymore - foreign #debt declining - Substantial growth of #GDP
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#SleepyHollowNY has a recurring problem w/ ignoring requirements for #ADA compliant detours during #sidewalk #construction.

Here are 8 people forced into traffic on Beekman Ave w/in 90 seconds on 1/23/19. ($ via US HUD CDBG.) 1/x
#Construction at Van Tassel Apartments on 2/5/19 blocking #sidewalk on Beekman Ave, #SleepyHollowNY.

#WorkZoneAwarenessDay 2/x
Gas main work at Tornello's Automotive blocks #sidewalk on US Route 9 in #SleepyHollowNY, 10/1/18. Busy road that's major walking route for kids #walking to @ufsdtarrytowns High School, Middle School, & Pre-K/K school. 3/x
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ #CHINA Q3 GDP Y/Y: 6.5% V 6.6%E (slowest growth since Q1 2009)
*NBS spokesman Mao Shengyong said that the international situation was bringing โ€œdownward pressureโ€ on China.
*Link: bloom.bg/2RVX1ZA
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ French tire maker Michelin warned of declining sales in Europe and #China in the second half of the year, dragging down shares of its competitors in the U.S. and Europe - Bloomberg
*Statement: bit.ly/2EujhqH
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ In a volley of filings, the EU, #China and the U.S. this week escalated disputes over new U.S. metals tariffs, the European response to those levies, and Chinese intellectual property practices - Bloomberg
bloomberg.com/news/articles/โ€ฆ
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OK - here goes! My take on the legal issues around #BIM and #winfieldrock...
#BIM has huge potential for improving collaboration, particularly early stage, in #construction and thereby reducing #disputes and #performancegap
Problem is the limited take-up particularly among private sector โ€“ reasons include lack of knowledge (of how to use and of benefits), lack of standardisation (in what BIM means and in proprietary programmes used, although moving towards #Revit โ€“ barrier for SMES)
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