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PLANNING FOR SUCCESS BY THINKING AHEAD OF THE MACHINE -- 2 events in Portland, Maine
Wednesday March 26, 2008 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Maine Nonpoint Source Training & Resource Center, in cooperation with NEC member John W. Deering (founder of Earth Management: The Team Concept®) and the Associated General Contractors of Maine, put together a one-day course on nonstructural best management practices. The program discussed the nonstructrual best management items that are part-and-parcel to the structural items during the planning & design of a major construction site, and covered the due dilligence and standards of care associated with the Spearin Doctrine 1918.
For additional info about Nonpoint Source Training Center offerings, see the Calendar page. For information about Associated General Contractors of Maine, go towww.agcmaine.org.
Thursday March 27, 2008 - 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Contech Construction Products Inc. and WH Shurtleff Company hosted a Special Breakfast Presentation of "The Team Concept® and Planning for Success by Thinking Ahead of the Machine" that included discussion by three NEC members: John W. Deering (founder of Earth Management - the Team Concept®), William Laflamme (Director of Maine DEP Nonpoint Source Training & Resource Center and NEC New Hampshire Representative Randall Shuey (Senior Soil & Wetland Scientist with New England Environmental, Inc, Concord Office). Attendees learned how work zones, phasing and sequencing can reduce pollution, increase profits and save time & money on a construction site.