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Carillion: Any Lessons For The South African Construction Industry?

Carillion: Any Lessons For The South African Construction Industry?

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Top 7 Causes Of Delays Infrastructure Mega Projects In Africa

Top 7 Causes Of Delays Infrastructure Mega Projects In Africa

The number of global  mega-projects that are either over budget, late or both, is alarming. Nine out of 10 global mega-projects (projects with a value of at least US$1bn) experience cost overruns.Although average overrun estimations vary greatly, some studies suggest that this could be as high as 70% for cost overruns and 183% for time overruns.Cost overruns also differ by sector. For example, est... »

LEARN THESE 2 HABITS YOU WANT TO GET AHEAD IN YOUR CAREER IN 2018

LEARN THESE 2 HABITS YOU WANT TO GET AHEAD IN YOUR CAREER IN 2018

It is the beginning of a new year and this is the best time to reflect on 2017 and evaluate what you’ve experienced; what failures you’ve had and what successes you’ve created. It’s time to become self-aware and accept what happened to you in 2017.   I recently read an article written by Nader Molwaee titled  “How to get ahead in your career in 2018” in the article he talks about the his career an... »

SOUTH AFRICAN ENGINEERS – YOU HAVE A DUTY TO THE PUBLIC AND YOUR COUNTRY

SOUTH AFRICAN ENGINEERS – YOU HAVE A DUTY TO THE PUBLIC AND YOUR COUNTRY

All South African Engineers have a fundamental duty to put Public and Country First, I have complied the following quotes to remind us all our obligations.   “Proffessionals in general tend to believe that their obligations to their clients far outweigh their responsibility to others such as public” Dr Githui Mathenge’s research titled: Ethical Issues in the Construction Industry in Kenya: A Criti... »

5 REASONS WHY HAVING A HOLIDAY IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR CAREER

5 REASONS WHY HAVING A HOLIDAY IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR CAREER

The annual shutdown which also known as the “Builders Break” is upon us, but did you know that sitting by the pool with a Piña Colada can be helpful to your career as a Hardhat Professional? Check out the following top 5 reasons why you should make time for a break this summer.     1. Improved Productivity Think working long hours helps to get more done? Think again. A recent study shows that coun... »