Author: Paul Netscher

10 Phrases I dislike in construction

10 Phrases I dislike in construction

Paul Netscher, a Writer and construction management consultant with 30 years’ experience shares with us few phrases he dislikes hearing on a construction project. »

Ten things I hate in construction

Ten things I hate in construction

Writer and construction management consultant with 30 years’ experience, Paul Netscher, shares his dislikes in the construction industry. »

Why are Government Organisations Often Poor at Project Delivery?

Why are Government Organisations Often Poor at Project Delivery?

Why are government organisations (national, state, city, town and state-run enterprises) often poor at project delivery? Paul Netscher, a construction management consultant and writer with 30 years of construction management experience, writes about project delivery faults. »

My career trajectory and passion for project and construction management in the  construction industry

My career trajectory and passion for project and construction management in the construction industry

Paul Netscher (PN), construction author and former MD of WBHO’s Civil Engineering Division shares with The HardHat Professional his career trajectory and passion for project and construction management in the  construction industry. »

The 10 P’s for Proper Construction Project Management

The 10 P’s for Proper Construction Project Management

Proper Planning, Preparation and Proactive Problem Preclusion (Prevention) Prevents Poor Project Performance Frequently when construction projects go wrong, we find that the real cause was due to poor planning and preparation. When the construction project runs into problems, these aren’t detected early on, the wrong actions are implemented to correct the problems, or worse, they are completely ig... »

The 10 Qualities of Successful Construction Project Managers

The 10 Qualities of Successful Construction Project Managers

 I often see arguments on LinkedIn and other blog forums as to whether the best construction project managers should have a tertiary qualification or whether they should have worked themselves through the ranks in the industry. »

10 Construction cost saving tactics that could backfire

10 Construction cost saving tactics that could backfire

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Don’t Let Your Construction Project Go Through All These Stages

Don’t Let Your Construction Project Go Through All These Stages

Construction project managers often go through a number of phases as their project progresses. »

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FROM PROJECT CONCEPT TO COMPLETION

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FROM PROJECT CONCEPT TO COMPLETION

  Essential reading for project owners, those planning a new project and project managers.   ​Whether you are planning to build a new home, preparing to renovate and extend your house, launching a new project as a seasoned property developer, perhaps a project manager who manages projects on a daily basis, or maybe you are just starting in the construction profession, you will find this book fille... »

IS DISCRIMINATION HURTING YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?

IS DISCRIMINATION HURTING YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?

Construction projects employ people from diverse cultures and educational and economic backgrounds. Working in this environment can be challenging, but interesting. It’s easy to pigeonhole people according to who they are, or where they come from. “They are from x country so they must be bricklayers”. “He comes from z country so he’s a scaffolder”. “They are dre... »

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