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Construction bodies condemning the “Construction Mafia”? Too little too late?

Construction bodies condemning the “Construction Mafia”? Too little too late?

A lot of Construction industry bodies have recently released media statements condemning the action of the so-called “Construction Mafia” disrupting construction projects.[rml_read_more]  The actions of the so-called “Construction Mafia” have been well documented over the years but the industry kept quite the response from the industry bodies if any was isolated. So why now... »

Artificial Intelligence and the Construction/Built environment: Are robots ethical?

Artificial Intelligence and the Construction/Built environment: Are robots ethical?

Most of us welcomed the advent of artificial intelligence, otherwise known as AI in the Construction/Built Environment industries. [rml_read_more] However, some did so with a pinch of salt. The field of artificial intelligence (AI), which refers to work processes of machines that would require intelligence if performed by humans, is evolving rapidly and is poised to grow significantly over the com... »

Registered Project and Construction Managers be appointed to construction projects

Registered Project and Construction Managers be appointed to construction projects

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) urges that only appropriately registered Project and Construction Managers be used on construction projects, irrespective of the size and nature of such projects.   This follows the recent Sunday Times report, indicating that Construction and Project Managers who worked on the two Eskom power stations ... »

Rationalisation and Standardisation is key to unlocking digital transformation in Construction

Rationalisation and Standardisation is key to unlocking digital transformation in Construction

The construction industry has much to gain from implementing standards, whether in processes, data management, or methodology. System and software standardisation not only minimizes costs, but it also reduces the need for specialised expertise to support the »

SACPCMP expresses shock regarding the death of workers on construction site in Isipingo

SACPCMP expresses shock regarding the death of workers on construction site in Isipingo

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) is shocked to learn about the death of three workers who were killed at a construction site in Isipingo, Durban. »