Green buildings are popping up everywhere, and many construction companies are acquiring the skills and certifications necessary to join the green wave. Tri-North Builders is not an exception. They, however, went a step further: not only are they experts in building green, but they decided to build their own Gold LEED certified office headquarters in […]
The Challenges of Designing and Implementing State of the Art Project Management Systems
Guest post by Dr. Onur Tokdemir, from Qatar Project Management (QPM). In the current economic climate, developing an innovative Construction Project Management Firm is a difficult endeavor; one which is made even more complicated when the firm is driven by the idea of becoming one of the world’s top five Project Management firms by 2020. […]
Setting up Bell Turbo Hub with Dynamic and Static IP
As a follow up on Cesar’s post on alternatives for Internet connections, I thought I’d follow up on how to set up the latest Bell Turbo Hub as it can be a bit tricky.
Internet connection options for construction sites
In this day and age, it is virtually imperative that every construction site is able to access the Internet. Sometimes, this is easier said than done. In this article we will show you the current alternatives that are available, particularly in the United States and Canada. Please feel free to comment on your own opinions […]
Green building projects to push the use for new technologies in the construction industry
We humans have always managed projects. If you ever read an introductory book on Project Management, I’m willing to bet that at some point the building of the pyramids in Egypt or the Colosseum in Rome were mentioned as examples of how old project management is.What do all of those examples have in common?
Time-lapse Digital Photography and Dynamic Scheduling Applied to Construction projects – 10 Years Later
The Construction Industry is a complex environment because of its uniqueness, the amount of resources involved in it, and the complexity of the technology required. Contractors have to estimate the duration of activities that in some cases have never been performed before. Based on these estimates, contractors allocate the resources to perform these activities in […]