Author: Peter Mullen

The benefits of costing on a construction project

The benefits of costing on a construction project

Once a tender has been won and awarded the project must be carried out. Here it must be noted that a construction project is not as straight forward as buying and selling where one buys something, adds on a profit and sells it. »

Construction Management – The Power of the Pre-Plan

Construction Management – The Power of the Pre-Plan

After the award of a Tender there should be: A hand-over meeting between the Estimator and the Contract Director, and Contract Manager who will be running the project and the Construction Manager. The preparation of a pre-plan of how the construction team will manage the project. »

The 10 Elements of Construction Management

The 10 Elements of Construction Management

What is Construction Management? Construction Management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and technique for Project Construction Activities to meet Project Requirements. »

Mentoring In the Construction Industry

Mentoring In the Construction Industry

It is very easy to register as a Construction Company in South Africa and for this reason many SMMEs are becoming Construction Contractors. However, many of them go into liquidation within the first year or two. The reason for this, in my opinion, is their lack of knowledge of how the Construction Contracting Industry works. For this reason, there is a need for qualified, Professional Construction... »