A Social Networking Platform for Professionals in the Construction/Built Environment Industries

Join our Community to engage, learn and share industry insights with your peers

Dont have an account ?

Forgot Password ?

Latest Articles

10 big projects that will reshape Africa forever

10 big projects that will reshape Africa forever

Work is currently underway on some of the largest construction projects ever completed in Africa as the continent builds key infrastructure to support its fast growing population. Below is a list of the top 10 major infrastructure projects in Africa: 1. Grand Inga Dam The Grand Inga Dam, a proposed hydroelectric dam at Inga Falls on Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo, tops the list of the top 10 largest construction projects in Africa. The dam is designed to have an average output of 39,000 MW annually, nearly twice as much as the Three Gorges dam in China – making it the world’s largest hydropower scheme. Grand Inga Dam is expected to cost an estimated $100 billion, including t... »

Attracting and Nurturing the Next Wave of Construction Professionals

Attracting and Nurturing the Next Wave of Construction Professionals

Nearly a decade removed from the last major recession, construction has been booming, with unparalleled growth opportunities and innovations being realized. Yet, the construction industry is still facing a significant challenge in terms of building out skilled workforces. There are simply too many projects and not enough workers, sometimes leading contractors to miss out on prime opportunities. Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register to join our community.Username:Password:Log in  RegisterForgotten username or password? »

Why is Civil Engineering no longer hold hopes for young graduates?

Civil Engineering!!!!! But why has the industry that was once a striving industry become one with no hope for young graduates. I wish we had the reset button, it really breaks my heart that youngsters that worked so hard to complete their studies end up sitting at home some even change careers after spending 3 or 4 years. What can be done? »

How to Avoid Disputes in Construction

How to Avoid Disputes in Construction

Disputes in the construction industry are very common. Solving a dispute is much easier than preventing it in the first place. However, most investors and contractors don’t seem to realize this until they find themselves in the midst of such a problem. When a dispute happens, it causes the project to be delayed. In fact, some projects end up being aborted simply because the contractor and the property owner could not agree on certain issues. Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register to join our community.Username:Password:Log in  RegisterForgotten username or password? »

How Construction Leaders Can Establish a Strong Character

How Construction Leaders Can Establish a Strong Character

In the construction industry, there are countless ethical situations leaders are placed in daily—whether on the production floor, a job site or a boardroom. Consider some of the challenges leaders face every day in these contexts, including dealing with power, privilege, information, consistency, loyalty, responsibility, motivation and decisions. Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register to join our community.Username:Password:Log in  RegisterForgotten username or password? »

Latest In Community

Latest Activity