By Neal Flesner, Ventura Consulting Group Every so often, I get to travel to some far-out places to work with construction teams in developing their strategic plan for project success. Kauai is no exception. With a day to spare prior to some work at the PMRF site on the Southeast side of the island, I thought I might travel up to the North Shore to check things out. The beaches

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.-Aug. 2, 2013– NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), has entered commercial operation at its El Segundo Energy Center, a natural gas–fueled, combined-cycle generating facility located near Los Angeles, CA. The plant produces 550 megawatts (MW) of efficient and flexible electricity to the California grid – enough to supply power to nearly 450,000 homes. The fast-start, rapid response power generation employed by El Segundo delivers more than half of its generating capacity in less than 10 minutes

          Executing the Challenging Project: Focus on Opportunities as a Team AS FEATURED IN CONSTRUCTOR MAGAZINE – BY JIM EISENHART – PRESIDENT OF VCG A major renovation to an operating hospital is about as challenging a project as you can find. And the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital was no exception. Owner changes and major unforeseen existing conditions had put this $28 million project well behind schedule