Construction submittals can consist of multiple elements including technical data, samples, shop drawings, production specifications.
Behind every successful building project lies a history of rigorous construction project management. The purpose of this tough practice is to closely monitor and control the progress of a construction project in terms of its cost, schedule, and quality.
Critical Path Method (CPM) is a defining resource for the construction industry. First developed in the late 1950s, the critical path method has been utilised in a variety of project development projects including engineering, aerospace and plant maintenance. CPM has rapidly become an essential staple for construction projects today, but many business owners are intimidated from what is perceived as a complex process.
The customary monthly clients meeting is a time when you have the chance to give your clients progress updates about their project and provide them with a monthly report. Your monthly report says a lot about your professionalism and should not be rushed or overlooked. It is an ideal way to instill confidence in your clients about your company’s ability to communicate, and to demonstrate that you have a solid understanding of their project and their priorities.
Request for Information notices or RFIs are one of the most common, and unavoidable, admin processes for a construction project. It is always important for a contractor managing a project that RFIs are managed efficiently to minimise delays and cost overruns.
The value of As Built drawings is often underrated, especially their importance for the efficient management of the project after construction has been completed. This article takes a brief look at As Built drawings; what they are, how they are created and why they are important.
As competition intensifies and profit margins come under pressure, construction firms are continuously looking for ways to enhance project productivity and avoid cost and schedule overruns. Numerous approaches have been tried, including technical improvements in construction processes, new building materials and the use of technology to streamline project management.
Everyone working in construction has dealt at some point with a defect issue that has set the project back in time and/or financially. Many of these occasions are likely result in the reflection that “If we caught this earlier we wouldn’t have to redo this or that”.