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South African Engineers are World Class

South African Engineers are World Class

South African engineers are world class and are engaged on Nation Building projects across the globe. Go on, take up the challenge and play your part in major infrastructure development happening across the globe. »

My experience with the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)

My experience with the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)

The EPWP is a South African National programme meant to create employment opportunity for the unemployed women, the youth and people with disabilities in areas were government infrastructure projects are taking place. »

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

Let’s start by acknowledging the benefits of controlling the entire value chain from land acquisition to building promotion which includes production efficiency, greater profit margin and product control, to mention but a few. I argue that the role of marketing should overarch the entire process in order to produce a product whose clientele can be fully serviced during the tenure of their lease ag... »

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

RENTAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: THE INTERSECTION OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE

Let’s start by acknowledging the benefits of controlling the entire value chain from land acquisition to building promotion which includes production efficiency, greater profit margin and product control, to mention but a few. I argue that the role of marketing should overarch the entire process in order to produce a product whose clientele can be fully serviced during the tenure of their lease ag... »

The Realities Of Contract Awarding: Are Professionals Experiencing The Short End Of The Stick?

The Realities Of Contract Awarding: Are Professionals Experiencing The Short End Of The Stick?

I have over 12years experience in this industry and the circle is like an edifice that you can’t break. In this industry the first step is understanding just how much we will never understand or how systems become fragile. The population of professionals will necessarily go through periods of feast and famine. The recent and or long existing issues are nothing new. This is designed for an ex... »

The Impact Of Digitalization In Construction

The Impact Of Digitalization In Construction

Construction technology firms have garnered $10 billion in investment funding from 2011 through early 2017. This surge has stimulated development of a wealth of tools and solutions for all project phases, from preconstruction through operation. The cost and productivity benefits that these innovations can offer are too large to ignore. »

Digitalization In The Modern Era: Is The Construction Industry Adopting It Fast Enough?

Digitalization In The Modern Era: Is The Construction Industry Adopting It Fast Enough?

WHAT IS DIGITALIZATION? Digitalisation is the process of employing digital technologies and information to transform business operations. The speed of digital technology improvement is encapsulated in Moore’s Law. In 1965 Gordon Moore, a co-founder of Intel, made the following observation, “anything involving computing gets more capable over time.” »

Thuma Mina – Call To Action For Construction Professionals

Thuma Mina – Call To Action For Construction Professionals

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IS 2018 A PROSPEROUS YEAR FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY?

IS 2018 A PROSPEROUS YEAR FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY?

Most experts predicted 2018 to be a prosperous year for the Construction industry but the reality seems to be pointing in a different direction.   In the last week of instance, the South African Construction industry was confronted with the following headlines NMC Group placed under provisional liquidation Aveng plans to lay off 3000 Construction workers   These headlines come hot in the heels of ... »

Carillion: Any Lessons For The South African Construction Industry?

Carillion: Any Lessons For The South African Construction Industry?

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