Breaking the Detroit Model of Construction
Historically, Toyota is seen as the pin-up company for being the first to show how strong strategic alliances with supply chain partners can transform a company...
Critical Strategies Needed to Maximise Value from Revit
Across most sectors of the economy, industry specific software can deliver advantages.
Construction Technology is a Long-Term Investment
With $21.7 billion worth of construction work yet to be done on road and rail projects alone (according to June 2017 ABS data) and much of...
Project Delivery: Can it be Extended?
In any building project, time is a critical element not only for the property owner but also for the builder.
Project Evaluation Should Be More than a Political Exercise
By all means, the report of the Western Australian Auditor General into the construction of the Perth Arena project in 2010 was damning.
WA Labor Puts 26 Liberal Projects Under the Microscope
As many as 26 projects entered into by the former Liberal government are set to go under the microscope as the new Labour government in that...
Where is the Discord in Construction Technology Uptake?
From BIM to prefabrication to drones to big data, areas in which technology either is delivering or has the potential to deliver benefits in design and...
Does Australia Fail in the Delivery of Major Hospital Projects?
When the media is being blocked from a Supreme Court visit to one of the nation’s biggest hospital construction sites in what is dubbed a ‘defect...
Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge
For many architects in Australia, a core part of their roles involves the ability to think, dream and create.
ECM - Going Digital in the Construction Industry
Working as part of an advanced content services solution, an ECM platform can streamline and automate document handling, and make up-to-date data centrally available across teams...
Western Sydney Infrastructure Coordination is Essential
The proposal for a high level control of infrastructure delivery for Western Sydney by former NSW Premier John Fahey is needed for efficient delivery.
Victoria Developers Charged for Blocking Roads
Developers who block arterial roads in inner Melbourne will be charged thousands of dollars under a new trial starting on Friday.
Toronto's Construction Workplace Safety Blitz
The results of a province-wide enforcement blitz that focused on supervision of construction projects and workers were released recently.