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Jul

3 Reasons why a construction manager is important

There is no doubt that a construction manager plays a key role in the completion of a project. However, some project owners think it is an easy task to manage a project on their own, and they end up ruining everything. Here are three reasons why you should hire a qualified construction manager.

  1. Project management planning

It is true that the success of a project depends on effective planning. In this regard, the project manager offers the essential service of planning the whole construction project and outlining all the tasks that have to be performed and the timeline for their completion. Such planning is essential for budgeting and timely access to resources needed for the project. In the course of the implementation stage, the manager guides all the workers and also ensures that the works meet the required standards, and all this is crucial.

  1. Cost Management

It is also true that the success of a construction project relies on the capability to manage costs. In order to maintain the project’s budgeted costs, a construction manager should be appointed. A qualified manager will be instrumental in establishing mitigation strategies where the costs seem to be fluctuating.

  1. Safety Management

Owing to the heavy machinery and sharp objects which are synonymous with construction sites, the sites can be unsafe with numerous safety risks. For this reason, the sites need to be under the control of a manager who understands safety measures and how to implement them. Therefore, the construction manager will ensure that statutory safety measures are in place thus leading to successful project implementation.

15
Jul

Best Practices for construction safety

Hardly a month goes by without a construction site accident occurring, some of which are fatal. Perhaps this is why some people consider construction as one of the most dangerous jobs. The good news is that employers and employees can adopt a number of practices to mitigate the occurrence of safety hazards. Here are some of the key measures Continue reading

15
Jul

3 most violated laws for construction in the UK

Despite the construction regulations, a number of contractors have gone ahead to violate those regulations. Violations happen in various spheres, but the three most violated construction laws are: Continue reading