Is Australia ready for modular construction projects?
Modular construction is igniting innovation with significant advances in process and technology including operational efficiency, cost effectiveness, and sustainability. Jared Haube provides an overview of what modular projects might means for the construction industry.
Information integration, the new project paradigm
Information disparity is often the biggest obstacle to managing large, technical projects like those in the mining, oil & gas industries. Rob Stummer of IFS says information integration can be the key to success for these kinds of projects.
Post-construction safety for project managers
When the project manager hands over the facility/structure to the client this stage will usually involve a defects liability period that will involve working in occupied premises and may include commissioning of plant and management equipment into service. Here are some safety considerations for this part of the project lifecycle, suggests Paul Sancandi.
Safety in construction design during the project lifecycle
The design stage converts the planning concepts and the preferred technical solution for a facility/structure into drawings and technical specifications. Project safety is an integral component of the design process, writes Paul Sancandi.
Offsite work, technology and the flexible project manager
Organisations must consider offering flexible and remote working arrangements to attract and retain talented and skilled project managers. Matthew Franceschini provides an overview on how to prepare your organisation for more flexible roles.