Project Management

Cost-Effectively Growing Your Manufacturing Business

When your manufacturing business is up and running you may now want to switch your efforts to maintaining and growing your business. If you fail to grow then you will slip behind your competitors, which is naturally not what you want to do. To grow your manufacturing business as cost effectively as possible then there are areas you will want to focus on and prioritize, including focusing on new…
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Keeping Cash Flow Steady in Construction

By: Dean Kaplan, CEO and President, The Kaplan Group Like many seasonal businesses, construction companies often have trouble keeping their cash flow steady. The highs are great, but the lows have the capacity to ruin your business. Sometimes even the highs can be hard on your business, if you find yourself in a situation where you have more work than you can reasonably do. Unfortunately, many…
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How to Transport Your Heavy Machinery

Are you in the business of transporting heavy machinery? Then you have two options for transporting it. Firstly, depending on your finances you can purchase your own heavy haulage trucks. Are you working on a budget? The next best option—which is more practical in our opinion— is to hire the trucks.Regardless of the option you pick, you need to be aware of the processes involved when…
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4 Tips on How to Build Your Own Property

You’ve made up your mind that you want to build your own property. Nothing on the market is to your liking, and nor is it where you would want to see yourself growing old. Having a space that you helped construct is your idea of a perfect home.Like with everything else in life, it will require you to follow a series of steps. The very first one is to map out your idea. Consider what you want the…
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What are Star Rates?

The valuing of variations in any project are lifeblood of a project provided they are properly settled in terms of fair and properly evaluated Star Rates. So actually you want to know \”what are star rates\”.   In unit price contract the Bill of Quantities (BQ…
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Demolition Process and Methods for Buildings and Structures

Demolition is the deliberate destruction of structures and materials by means of explosives, mechanical devices, fire, chemical agent, etc. What is Demolition? Demolition is a pre-planned and controlled bringing down or destroying of a building or structure while considering all the safety precautions. According to Wikipedia demolition can be defined as “dismantling,razing, destroying or…
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7+ Different Floor and Flooring Types

Floor is a flat / plane surface either smooth or rough meant to provide a functional place for the occupants to move or place things as and when required. The purpose to define flooring is not to show that it is uncommon or special; but it was to make it clear what floor is…
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12+ Different Common Types of Doors

Well, the word door is a very common and a very widespread word; however, today we will explain and enlighten some of the unique types of doors you might not be familiar with. Before going into that let’s first talk about technical definition of door in civil engineering.  “The arrangements made to provide free and easy access inside and outside the rooms of a building are called Doors.
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