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…continue reading →

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…continue reading →

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 or BOQ) is provided by the…continue reading →

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…continue reading →

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…continue reading →