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Facts about African Infrastructure

Facts about African Infrastructure

There are a lot of challenges involved in delivering infrastructure projects in Africa, but the continent also presents opportunities for both investors and professionals involved in the delivery of infrastructure projects. Here are top 7 facts about African Infrastructure: »

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FROM PROJECT CONCEPT TO COMPLETION

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FROM PROJECT CONCEPT TO COMPLETION

  Essential reading for project owners, those planning a new project and project managers.   ​Whether you are planning to build a new home, preparing to renovate and extend your house, launching a new project as a seasoned property developer, perhaps a project manager who manages projects on a daily basis, or maybe you are just starting in the construction profession, you will find this book fille... »

A practical guide to the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract, By Michael Rowlinson

A practical guide to the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract, By Michael Rowlinson

Leonie is currently pursuing a PhD in Construction Management at the University of Pretoria with special interest in lean construction. She is currently working as commercial Contracts Manager at a Civil Engineering Construction company in Johannesburg. She has recommend the book below and she shares why this book can assist young HardHat Professionals advance in their careers: “The author gives r... »

SO GOOD THEY CAN’T IGNORE YOU – WHY SKILLS TRUMP PASSION IN THE QUEST FOR WORK YOU LOVE

SO GOOD THEY CAN’T IGNORE YOU – WHY SKILLS TRUMP PASSION IN THE QUEST FOR WORK YOU LOVE

Samantha Thomas a HardHat Professional who works for Ntokozweni Commercial Development, where her primary responsibility is private sales: co-ordinating the bond, sales, conveyancing and administration teams. She has recommend the book below and she shares why this book can assist young HardHat Professionals advance in their careers.   “This book is not specifically targeted at HardHat Professiona... »

THE 360° LEADER

THE 360° LEADER

Mrs Malani Padayachee-Saman Founder and director of civil engineering consulting firm MPA (Pty) Ltd (Malani Padayachee and Associates (Pty) Ltd. She has recommend the book below and she shares why this book can assist young HardHat Professionals advance in their careers: “It sensitises leaders to the fact that they are not solely responsible for providing direction and leadership in an organisatio... »

NEGOTIATING THE IMPOSSIBLE

NEGOTIATING THE IMPOSSIBLE

Rukesh Raghubir the Chief Executive Officer of M&D Construction Group,has recommend the book below and he shares why this book can assist young HardHat Professionals advance in their careers: “Some negotiations are easy.  Others are more difficult.  And then there are situations that seem completely hopeless.  Conflict is escalating, people are getting aggressive, and no one is willing t... »

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT: TIPS AND INSIGHTS

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT: TIPS AND INSIGHTS

What are 12 steps to a successful construction project, what are the habits that make a good project manager, can technology help your project, are you making errors pricing projects, can you avoid construction disputes, what are some phrases we should say more often in construction, why are good client relations vital, how do you manage construction risks, how do you retain skilled employees, and... »

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