It’s now February 2017. We have a permit, so I assume we’re ready to knock this thing out. Bzzzzz…….Wrong, thank you for playing.
The inspector comes back, for the third time now, and the footers are still wrong. 149 more words
A RECENT study on construction productivity has recommended that companies adopt better practices in project planning and management for productivity improvement.
It also said construction companies should measure productivity at trade, project and firm levels to be able to set corporate and project targets, monitor their work and assess performance. 539 more words
ASSET owners and construction companies need to stop being enemies and start working together, a McKinsey & Company study says.
The study found that adversarial contracts between developers and construction firms – which are often a result of project tenders that award contracts based solely on construction costs – are partly to blame for stalling productivity growth in the construction sector globally. 628 more words
There are many layers to working on an old house. Some projects take a weekend, some a month, some…well…a while. We can’t do everything, so when a project is more than we can handle or we lack the expertise to do the job correctly, we hire a contractor. 712 more words