Fast-track


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Fast-track

An accelerated method of design and construction management of new construction or rehabilitation, under which sequential contracts for specialized trade work are awarded as plans and specifications are ready, while design is continuing on the other work. The object is to shorten the time between the beginning of design and the completion of construction.
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Fast-track failure after cardiac surgery: development of a prediction model.
With Fast-Track, we have expedited processing times and prioritized boarding and offloading to ensure shipments get to their final destination as quickly as possible.
The senator has negotiated a fast-track bill that gives Congress final say and provides clear mandates for the administration to follow in its negotiations.
Fast-track courts became a reality when the XI Finance Commission recommended a scheme for creation of 1,734 fast-track court courts in the country for disposal of long pending cases and clearing the massive backlog in courts.
In essence, fast-track negotiating authority amounts to a bargain between the President and Congress.
Big box retailers have perfected fast-track construction to an art and made the ability to meet their time schedules a requirement of the job.
Currently between 15 and 20 percent of cases are settled using the Fast-Track process.
How have the different mediums of education--distance ed, hybrid ed, fast-track learning--changed the landscape of continuing ed?
There is already enough pressure in the classroom without adding to it with these fast-track programmes.
In essence, fast-track authority would allow Congress to set trade negotiating objectives for the administration, in exchange for an agreement to vote on the result without changes.
business community mean while seems to have but a single priority--getting Congress to finally grant the President the fast-track negotiating authority that expired back in 1994.