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Although it is easily seen through our site that most of the work we have completed is in the Chicagoland area, president Dustin Hanson sent a reminder this week as to what Global Power and Construction really means. The message is given simply through this picture:                   [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Project Armor Up 2013

Below is a description of Project Armor Up 2013 given through the Kane County SWAT Team. Our affiliate company, Global Priority Cleanup, is helping to host the fundraising event to repair their newly acquired, but damaged SWAT vehicle. Please consider helping out the SWAT Team through a donation of any kind. These are the people [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 June 19th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Home Safety Tips and Precautions

With the recent amount of tornadoes unfortunately sweeping through parts of the United States and leaving some unlucky citizens homeless, it is a good idea to go over some general safety guidelines and home safety tips to be prepared for a natural disaster. The first general step is to develop a safety plan for an [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 June 11th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Value Engineering

Value Engineering Value engineering is essentially reducing the cost it takes to create a project. It is also a part of project management in the construction field. One of the main goals within teaching value engineering in project management is to reduce unnecessary costs and therefore maximize the value for a customer. According to multiple [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 June 5th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Portfolio of Work

Looking at Global Power and Construction's portfolio of work, it is seen that we have covered a broad spectrum of construction jobs. While, GPC offers services in many types of construction areas, this post will be covering some of the commercial construction jobs we have completed over the years. Take a look at some of [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Construction Management

Construction management is a fairly broad term for such a large amount of actions on a construction project. Essentially, construction management is planning, coordination and control of a construction project from start to finish. According to the Construction Management Association of America, construction management falls into seven specific activities which are project management planning, cost [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

The Benefits of Consulting

One of the lesser known services that Global Power and Construction offers is consulting. While it may not be well known or stressed, the benefits of consulting are numerous in every pre-construction project. The first and possibly most important benefit of hiring a consultant is an outside perspective. An outside perspective offers a different view [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Local Construction News

Since we are an Illinois based company, the construction news of the surrounding area is of interest to us. One story popping up frequently in Illinois regards the massive infrastructure revamp that is scheduled to begin in 2014 and end sometime around 2019. The state of Illinois recently pushed the $12.6 billion dollar construction program [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:27+00:00 May 7th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Recent Trends in the Construction Industry

With all the news about the recent growth in the stock market in comparison to the recent recession, the construction industry is beginning to make a breakthrough in some areas. According to an article published by CFO, residential real estate prices have seen their biggest growth in prices since 2006 when prices began to plummet. [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:28+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome to Global Power and Construction's blog! Here we will be posting information, news, articles, and other relevant materials that pertain to the construction industry. If you haven't already, explore the Global Power and Construction web site for information on the company and the services we offer. Feel free to share your comments or thoughts [...]

By | 2013-10-21T16:11:28+00:00 April 30th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments