What are drones doing in construction? An Interview with Ben Chan

What are drones doing in construction?

As we start to move into a more digital and mobile world we are connected more than ever. I wouldn’t be surprised if most of us spend more time on our mobile phones then with others!
Construction & Technology is growing rapidly and as part of that technological growth is the increased use of drones.

Essentialism and Minimalism in Construction – Part 1

Essentialism and Minimalism in Construction – Part 1

Chances are if your reading this you are either:

  1. Curious about Essentialism
  2. Curious about Minimalism
  3. Want to know how the above can be applied and help you at work

Applying Essentialism and Minimalism will definitely help you and your team maximise the efforts, outputs and general performance in the work place. Your team may perform so well, there could be a sense of accomplishment without the hectic scrambling to meet each deadline as well as performing at new efficiencies.

This will be a two part blog. Part 1 discusses Essentialism in the work place where part 2 discusses Minimalism

Essentialism and Minimalism in Construction – Part 2

Essentialism and Minimalism in Construction – Part 2

Last time, part 1 of this blog was released which touched on Essentialism on construction.
It was quite detailed and in depth.

This weeks blog is about Minimalism in construction and how you can improve the work place and yourself.

Minimalism, similar to Essentialism, is about having and doing what you really need and removing clutter from your workplace to improve performance and efficiency

What is D&C, C Only, PPP, ECI, EPC, EPCM and Alliance?

What is D&C, C Only, PPP, ECI, EPC, EPCM and Alliance?

Deciding which delivery model can be a daunting task in itself, but one way to think about it is to decide where you want (or don’t want) the risk to be. There are advantages and disadvantages in every structure, it all just depends what’s most suitable for you. Let’s take a look at some of the most common Contracts within the construction industry.

Does only Time, Cost and Quality Matter?

Does only Time, Cost and Quality Matter?

The Project Management Book of Knowledge, or better yet known as PMBOK, describes the three constraints on any project to fall underneath the traditional “Iron Triangle” of Time, Cost And Quality. But as the times move on and we evolve as a people, the tools and management systems we use will also evolve – makes sense right? So it begs the question, Is the Iron Triangle obsolete? Or has it simply evolved into something else?

The 9 Tips to Write a Better Scope of Works in Construction

The 9 Tips to Write a Better Scope of Works in Construction

Writing a Scope of works up for a tender package is difficult, time consuming and very detailed, if it’s done correctly. That is why it almost impossible to outline what exactly you need to look out for. However, I have provided you a list of aspects within construction that is general enough to trigger your mind to think specifically within your project requirements and needs.

The Top 5 Tips For Getting Accurate Quotes

We live in a busy world and it’s getting busier & busier everyday, especially in the engineering and construction industry. Hence, when we ask for something, we are now expecting it to be on our door step instantaneously but because of this, we might not get the quality or the level of expectation that we want. In this blog, I will share my Top 5 Tips for getting a more accurate quote