Construction Management

What are the benefits of well-planned and prioritised infrastructure investment?

What are the benefits of well-planned and prioritised infrastructure investment?

Well-planned and prioritised infrastructure investment improves productivity, engenders competitiveness and contributes to long-term sustainable economic growth.  Nevertheless, the extent of realising these benefits from infrastructure investment varies considerably across sectors, by regions and by level of regulatory and institutional maturity. Producing the greatest impact from infrastructure i... »

How can governments effectively utilise project preparation financing sources?

How can governments effectively utilise project preparation financing sources?

As project preparation costs can vary widely, these cost figures are only indicative and are based on the following factors: project size and complexity; geographic location(s); degree of technical detailing required; social and environmental impacts; and the extent of upstream preparation required. While the majority of funding for project preparation is through government budgets, national and s... »

Ingredients required for an enabling environment for infrastructure development.

Ingredients required for an enabling environment for infrastructure development.

Globally, governments are accountable for the development of infrastructure and the delivery of basic services in an affordable and inclusive manner. The ability of governments to nurture a conducive enabling environment for infrastructure investment has often been found to be a key differentiator between countries that successfully scale up infrastructure and those that face challenges in doing s... »

3 rules for pull planning in construction

3 rules for pull planning in construction

Pull planning is one of the most effective ways to ensure your construction project will flow smoothly and finish on schedule. The core principles that this method revolves around is leadership and communication. [rml_read_more]  Let’s take a look at these three rules for pull planning in construction.  Pull This is the first rule of pull planning and is absolutely crucial.  It consists of complet... »

Pull planning in construction

Pull planning in construction

Pull planning is starting to substitute many of the scheduling techniques. Let’s look at exactly what pull planning is and why you should be implementing it in your process.[rml_read_more] The rules of construction are often quite different from the rules at other jobs because much of the work that is done is dependent on another job being finished first.  That is where the pull planning technique... »