Construction Management

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... »

What is the role of Construction Professionals in protecting their industry?

What is the role of Construction Professionals in protecting their industry?

The South African construction industry been making news for all the wrong reasons in the last week. [rml_read_more] First, it was the press statements condemning the “Construction Mafia” who are turning construction sites into war zones. Then the FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index was released and it fell to its lowest on record, an Economist from FNB is also quoted saying “ Civil contractors should ... »

What is the role of Construction Professionals in protecting their industry?

What is the role of Construction Professionals in protecting their industry?

The South African construction industry is under siege and it is hogging the news headlines for all the wrong reasons.[rml_read_more]  First, it was the press statements condemning the “Construction Mafia” who are turning construction sites into war zones. Then the FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index was released and it fell to its lowest on record, an Economist from FNB is also quoted saying “ Civil c... »