Project Risk Vs. Company Liability
Shortly after Christmas, a number of media outlets reported that tier one engineering consulting firm Arup had settled a major court case related to traffic forecasting...
Pork Barrelling Makes a Pig’s Ear of Infrastructure Decisions
Australians are all too familiar with the election time frenzy of vote-buying. Pork barrelling costs Australia dear in monetary terms, but it’s also wrecking our future...
How to Bust Creeping Cost “Ghosts” on Construction Projects
It seems that in every building or construction project, there are hidden items that end up costing someone on the project more than they had planned.
Construction Tender Software: 4 Points to Consider
Most construction professionals would agree that the tendering/bidding process has changed significantly over the past 15 years.
How Design Thinking Can Help You Innovate and Succeed
Do you ever stop and ask if the customer is at the heart of everything you do in your business?
National Survey of Builders Points to Signs of Improvement
The BCMI is the centre piece of the Master Builders Survey of Building and Construction and has tracked industry sentiments across over 50 separate business, economic...
Barriers to the Adoption of Construction Management Software
The construction industry is set to go through a significant technological shift in the coming years.
Construction Lending, Risk and Holes in the Ground
The building industry is fraught with perils for the uninitiated, lenders included. Together with labour issues and the proliferation of entrepreneurs and speculators, you can...
Current Issues in the Building Industry
The construction world at times is bedevilled by negative talk by those both within and outside of the industry. Some of it is arguably justified, and...