Archives - October 2017


4 Must-Do Tasks Before Starting/Launching Any Construction Project

The building and construction industry is quite intriguing especially if you are just getting started. Things get a little bit easier on your second or third involvement with the folks in this field. As a newbie, you will most likely be overwhelmed by all the different things that are required to get your project going. …


Types Of Asphalt Milling And Their Applications

Asphalt milling, also called pavement milling, profiling, cold planing, or simply milling involves the removal of a layer or section of any paved surface — be it a parking lot, road, driveway, or even a bridge. The surface maybe removed or chipped off to ensure a level and/or smooth slope on the paved surface, or …


Comparing The 4 Major Types Of Construction Contracts

Contracts are good because they offer transactional security to the parties involved.  Understanding a contract is paramount to signing it.  Ensuring the protection and outcome of the arrangement for both parties is what a fair contract does.  These are some of the most common construction contractual arrangements.   Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM)   …


The 4 Most Popular Project Management Methodologies In The Building And Construction Industry

The typical construction project follows a plain and very basic procedure or lifecycle. The project owner or client plans and determines the scope of the project based on his budget and on the identified project needs and preferences. He then invites bids from prospective contractors and all other building and construction professionals like architects and …


5 Crucial Metrics For Tracking The Success Of Any Building And Construction Project

Construction projects, especially commercial and industrial construction projects, are hectic undertakings for both the client and the contractor. The project owner loses sleep over the ever-mounting resource demands as lots of unbudgeted expenses occur day in day out. On the other hand, the building contractor and his team suffer constant headaches due to scheduling hitches, …


Effective Asphalt Treatments For Maintaining The Quality And Longevity Of Pavements

Without a doubt, roads are quite expensive to build. Even the seemingly simple construction of a short driveway or parking lot costs quite a handsome sum of money. This necessitates taking extra care for the existing roads and pavements to ensure that they all remain in good condition for a very long time. Building and …