Project Management

4 Machines Any Construction Business Would Love to Have

The business of construction is one that, generally speaking, requires a great number of tools to operate smoothly. What this means is that most construction companies, no matter how well equipped, won’t have every tool for every occasion. Hiring tools that you use infrequently is a common practice, and often the cost of purchasing and maintaining a tool is simply too much when the purpose of…
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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…
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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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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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How to install Primavera P6 Project Management?

Primavera P6 is the latest software package that is used for comprehensive enterprise project portfolio management (EPPM) solutions. Primavera was founded by Primavera Systems Inc. in 1983 which is then acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2008. Installation of Primavera is a bit tricky but not very difficult at all. In this post I am going to share the procedure that how one can install Primavera…
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Download Free Civil Engineering Illustrated Source Book [PDF]

The purpose of this source book is to provide the user with an all-inclusive overview of the general pattern of civil engineering as it is practiced by private consulting firms Download Civil Engineer\’s Illustrated SourceBook Author By; Robert O. Parmley, P.E. Title Civil Engineering Illustrated Source Book Preface Any engineer entering the profession, seeking a career in the area…
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10 things construction manager must consider

Are you a project manager or going to manage your projects? if Yes then These ten rules will help improve your construction projects. Are these ten rules the top ten? It is up to your decide, but not take too long. Share these rules with your team. Your team members are sure…