Apple expands roles for remaining Campus 2 contractors after shakeup

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in General Discussion edited June 2015
Following Apple's decision to jettison general contractors DPR and Skanska from Campus 2 construction, two of the other construction firms on the project have stepped in to fill the gap, a report said on Tuesday.




Those firms are Rudolph & Sletten and Holder Construction, a Cupertino city official told Re/code. Rudolph & Sletten has been handling work on the interior of the new complex, while Holder has been involved with electrical, mechanical, and plumbing infrastructure.

News of DPOR and Skanska being dropped first emerged earlier this month. Skanska's U.S. chief, Richard Cavallaro, explained that the issue was a disagreement "during negotiations for the revised scope of work." The Swedish firm said it expected to lose out on $800 million in revenue over the Campus 2 kerfuffle.

The disruption could have serious ramifications for the Campus 2 project, which prior to June was already a year behind schedule and $2 billion over budget. Completion is currently scheduled for late 2016, but a further delay into 2017 could be a possibility.

When it's finished, Campus 2 will house some 12,000 workers in a ring occupying 2.8 million square feet. To lessen its environmental footprint Apple is installing things like solar panels, and devoting much of the space to trees and other landscaping. "Phase 2" companion buildings are planned alongside Tantau Avenue.

Comments

  • Reply 1 of 10
    xixoxixo Posts: 417member
    jony ive wanted rounded corners on all the light switches
  • Reply 2 of 10
    mstonemstone Posts: 11,510member
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by xixo View Post



    jony ive wanted rounded corners on all the light switches



    Are you kidding? There are no light switches. Everything is controlled by Siri. /s

  • Reply 3 of 10
    xixo wrote: »
    jony ive wanted rounded corners on all the light switches

    The building IS a rounded corner.
  • Reply 4 of 10
    bobschlobbobschlob Posts: 1,074member
    Pretty sure you meant to say: Swedish firm said it expected to 'loose' out%u2026
    Right?
  • Reply 5 of 10
    irnchrizirnchriz Posts: 1,581member
    Was this worthy of the front page? Your writers are lazy, if they can't cut and paste it from a reputable site they just don't post it, eh?. How about a report from E3 on the new iOS apps and games?
  • Reply 6 of 10
    Sorry bobschlob - You lose with loose. Lose is correct in that sentence.
  • Reply 7 of 10
    elijahgelijahg Posts: 827member
    bobschlob wrote: »
    Pretty sure you meant to say: Swedish firm said it expected to 'loose' out%u2026
    Right?

    Nope. Loose is something that is not tight, lose is to be deprived of something.
  • Reply 8 of 10
    If you watched a time lapse of the construction of this building from space, it would look like a rotating "busy wheel."
  • Reply 9 of 10
    flaneurflaneur Posts: 4,509member
    bobschlob wrote: »
    Pretty sure you meant to say: Swedish firm said it expected to 'loose' out%u2026
    Right?

    You could remember it this way:

    "If your belt is loose you lose your pants."

    English spelling is weird, but some of the odd cases reveal the history of the word.
  • Reply 10 of 10
    I kind of thought the "loose" observation referred to how a Swiss person would pronounce "lose". Made me smile.
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