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Nov

5 Major Sections Of A Building And Construction Contract

A construction contract is a written agreement between the main stakeholders in a project, usually the project sponsor or owner and the project contractor. Basically, a construction contract spells out all the relevant operational details and all the agreed terms and conditions of executing or implementing the building and construction project. The contract features the …

18
Nov

3 Dynamic Strategies For Managing The Cost Of A Construction Project

A typical construction project requires considerable resources, such as time, money, energy, to become a success. The amount of financial resources needed to implement a construction project depends on several factors including the nature, size, and purpose of the undertaking. Naturally, the initial cost estimates change as the project progresses; mainly due to unprecedented project …

16
Nov

3 Effective Measures To Ensure Health And Safety In Construction Projects

One of the most critical responsibilities of a building and construction contractor is to ensure health and safety of all things and at all times in his worksite. The contractor plays the crucial role of planning, implementing, sustaining, supervising, and maintaining good health practices and sound safety precautions and policies in the workplace. His protective …

14
Nov

5 Main Responsibilities Of A Building Contractor

Generally, a building contractor is supposed to supervise, inspect, and direct a construction project from start to finish regardless of the project scope. The contractor is expected to apply the relevant skills and expertise to ensure success during the project development process as specified by the contract documents. In a typical building and construction project, …

12
Nov

General Contractors Vs. Specialty Contractors: Comparing The Two Practitioners

Qualified contractors are issued with licenses by Contractors State License Boards (CSLBs) to practice in various states across the country. In order to qualify for a license, the applicant must be over 18 and he must also be armed with all the necessary skills and field experience required to satisfactorily handle or implement a building …

12
Nov

4 Useful Tips To Bear In Mind When Hiring A Construction Contractor

Contractors are tasked with the critical role of managing a construction project. Construction projects range from routine indoor repairs to modest Anderson asphalt paving and striping contracts to complex infrastructural undertakings like highway or dam constructions. All these projects require specialized knowledge, skills, and equipment to achieve the specified project needs and objectives. Depending on …

26
Oct

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. …

22
Oct

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 …

18
Oct

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)   …

15
Oct

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 …

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