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Weekly Poll (13)

When it comes to selecting a paint and coatings supplier, which of these is most important?

Is it more important to complete projects on time or within budget?

A proposed Iowa law would require companies planning mega-projects to obtain agreements with 75% of the affected property owners before seeking eminent-domain authority. Good law or bad law?

The Keystone XL pipeline project is back on hold after a presidential veto, while the State Department reviews the project again. No action date has been set. What should happen next?

Five mega-projects are competing for ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award. Which gets your vote?

Who, in your experience, is usually the weakest link in the project team?

What, in your experience, is the top cause of coating project failures?

What type of information/articles in Durability + Design Magazine would be of most value to you?

What do you think is the most effective way to prevent or resolve project disputes?

The U.S. has removed limits on the value of contracts that may be set aside for women-owned small businesses. Do you think this is a good move?

Overall, who do you think makes the better managers on construction projects?

Where do you turn first when you encounter a significant problem on a coatings project?

Half of Massachusetts’ bridge and highway projects are completed late—many of them, years late, a new report shows. In your experience, what is the chief cause of project delays?


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DeFelsko Corporation
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