Managing construction projects is no small feat; the nature of construction itself entails several complex processes and parts that need to be carefully integrated. Construction project failures arise as a result of poorly managing the construction project so that it is delivered on time and within budget. To avoid this, here are a few tips

Multinationals in Nigeria spread across various platforms and line of production from Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Health and Wellness, Construction, Consumables, etc. To successfully operate their businesses in Nigeria, they rely on certain human resources internally and must forge certain business relationships externally. Part of such external business relationships they depend on are vendors to

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

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

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.