Going to Extremes

Out-of-the-Ordinary Project Sites Force Teams to Prepare for the Worst

Blistering desert heat. Arctic chill. Middle-of-nowhere sites. When projects happen in extreme environments, teams face a test of professional skill—and personal will. Embracing a climate of unprecedented yet expected risks means teams have to rewrite the script to keep projects on schedule and satisfy stakeholders—while in some cases enduring life-threatening conditions. Four project professionals reveal how they stretch the limits when they encounter high-wire circumstances.
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