In the first post of the series on construction safety management, we highlighted the importance of developing a culture of safety in Nigeria’s construction industry. It was important we got the issue of safety culture out of the way before delving into the different construction safety measures to undertake on construction sites. Because without first

#TheSapientIMPACT is our company’s contribution to the society in terms of job creation, value creation and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Nigeria. We’ve previously published two of our impacts in terms of job creation and number of projects executed across various states in Nigeria. In this post, we will be highlighting some of our CSR

A world class construction project execution is impossible without proper construction safety management. This is because the construction industry is prone to many hazards and accident potential. Construction materials, tools, machinery and handling techniques all come with their own dangers. So whether it’s a fall, a mechanical malfunction, or problems with exposure, construction workers can

The Nigerian construction industry is ripe with opportunities as we have previously discussed here. However, these opportunities are not without their own share of challenges, so in this post we will be looking at a couple of these challenges in Nigeria’s construction industry. 5 Common Challenges of Nigeria’s Construction Industry Scope Creep In Nigeria’s construction

#TheSapientIMPACT is our company’s contribution to the society in terms of job creation and value creation. And last year, we created a total number of 395 jobs (job creation) and 13 projects (value creation). Total Jobs Created Per Project in 2017 First Quarter (Jan-March) This year, starting from the first quarter, January to March 2017,

In the first part of this series, we introduced what value engineering is and why it is beneficial for clients to have it integrated into their construction projects. This is the concluding article and we will be discussing about how value engineering improves function, quality and reduce the cost of construction projects. How Value Engineering

Perhaps the most overused words in the field of construction are time, quality and cost. A further analysis will reveal why this is so; every client wants a quality construction project, delivered on schedule and within budget. In other words, the top concern of construction clients revolves around these three metrics; time, costs and quality.

Every business today has capital expenditures budgeted for their capital projects. Capital expenditures are funds used by a company to acquire or upgrade physical assets such as property, industrial buildings or equipment. It is often used to undertake new projects or investments by the firm. Although, large capital projects are often not delivered at the

What is your view about quality when it comes to constructing or maintaining your building? Construction projects are always expected to create a balance between cost, time and quality. High quality is not always the primary objective for most clients; however, it is extremely important to a successful project. Any project with a good construction

This is the second article of the critical functions of road maintenance. In a previous article, we talked about the first critical function of road maintenance – surface maintenance and the reasons why regular road surface maintenance is important. In this post, we will be discussing about the second critical function of road maintenance –

As we continue our series on Road Maintenance, we’ve discussed the 4 critical functions of road maintenance and 4 categories of maintaining Nigerian roads in previous articles. In this article, we want to discuss about one of the critical functions of road maintenance: surface maintenance. What is Surface Maintenance? Sun, heat and vehicle loads can

In our previous article on road maintenance, we discussed about what road maintenance is, why it is important and the 4 critical functions of maintaining Nigerian roads. In this article, we want to go further in discussing about the 4 categories of road maintenance. 4 Categories of Maintaining Nigerian Roads Road maintenance is very important.

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