Using less concrete can have multiple benefits in reducing project costs, saving time, improving safety, and shrinking a building’s environmental footprint. Here are seven ways it can be done:
When a construction company needs to introduce new approaches to safety, quality or productivity, the champions who lead from within are an asset. You probably already have them—the key is letting them shine.
Margin erosion is currently one of the major factors generating financial strife among many construction firms, according to risk analysts Equifax. Flaws in communication processes and protocols, particularly when dealing with back charges and variations, … about Top Reasons for Project Margin Erosion and How to Avoid Them
The latest buzzword in environmental circles is “pre-cycling”—the process of reducing waste by avoiding items that will generate it in the first place or by selecting elements that will create less waste. An innovative company … about Precycling in Construction Can Save Money and the Environment
The Australian construction industry is still dealing with the fall-out of dodgy building products, and the onus is on builders and trades to ascertain the products they use are fit for purpose. Here is some … about How to Spot and Avoid Dodgy Building Products
The world’s largest projects under construction today span the globe, and even beyond. There are unique hurdles that mega-projects involve, from governmental red tape, to public criticism, to the construction project management challenges that accompany … about Seven of the World’s Largest Construction Projects Underway
One of the hardest things for many employees is to say, “I don’t know”. In construction, the reluctance to ask for further information or clarification can not only reduce innovation; it can actually be a … about Why A Learning Culture Improves Safety And Quality On The Job Site
The construction industry presents a vast array of opportunities to innovate through the application of Machine Learning. Not only will it make construction more efficient and innovative, the ability to capture and analyse project trends … about How Machine Learning Will Raise the Bar on Construction Safety and Performance
The construction sector has doubled down on its focus on Quality Assurance, and it’s a race to implement compliance policies and procedures. However, the proof for Quality Assurance won’t be found on paper.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED certification program, developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) in 1993, is a rating system for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of environmentally responsible … about 10 Iconic LEED-Certified Buildings From Around the World