Construction Management

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... »

The importance of off-site construction

The importance of off-site construction

It’s been proven that prefabrication can lower accident rates, reduce construction time by 30%, and material costs by 20%. So why is it that offsite manufacture of building services elements is not being fully utilised by companies? In this article, we discuss the importance of prefabrication and the many benefits that it brings.[rml_read_more] Prefabrication enables you to add value to low-intrin... »

Expanding Universe of The Built Environment Project Management Workstream

Expanding Universe of The Built Environment Project Management Workstream

Problem Statement:Expanding Universe of The Built Environment Project Management Workstream  – Growing scope of the coordination role by professionally qualified Construction Project Managers     Further explanation as a problem statement is:   The Construction development industry has existed since the beginning of civilization and, like other industries, has evolved and grown over time. Hi... »

Accelerating late-stage construction: Mastering the sprint finish

Accelerating late-stage construction: Mastering the sprint finish

Major projects in late stages of construction face unique challenges that can drive substantial delays and cost blowouts. But it doesn’t have to be this way.[rml_read_more] Major construction projects are, on average, delivered one year behind schedule and 30 per cent over budget. On many large industrial projects, high levels of complexity create productivity bottlenecks that can slow work to a c... »