What is the purpose of critical path method (CPM) scheduling and how is it useful for construction projects? Though CPM scheduling is widely used, many project managers choose to work and supervise without it. Why should you adopt CPM software on your next project? These are the advantages that CPM schedule consultants can offer you.
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There are few issues in construction disputes that are more complex than standard of care claims. Architects, engineers, and construction administrators alike have a professional and ethical responsibility to protect public safety. A licensed architect works with a structural engineer, who develops specifications for a project on paper, and those plans should be of sound
The civil and structural engineering industries are constantly evolving and adapting, sometimes due to new designs and materials or thanks to new technologies. Whether you’re looking at residential or commercial constructions, thorough analysis is always needed to assess damages and understand underlying faults within the structure. Everyone from architects to disaster recovery specialists can potentially
Project management can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming in its complexity, but there are systems in place to make it easier to navigate and simpler to estimate. Since deadlines are so important, and duration directly impacts budget, it’s important to have an accurate and reliable way to map out your timeline. Therein lies the importance
One of the most effective ways to avoid unnecessary construction problems is to ensure that a complete and thorough design review is performed at the A/E level prior to drawings and specifications going out to bid. The design review should be performed by the architects and engineers that are preparing the plans and specifications for
Once upon a time in Philadelphia, a charity hospital was seeking to modernize and expand its facility. Fundraising and design work had proceeded for a number of years, however, there never seemed to be quite enough money in the building fund to begin the project. Nevertheless, each spring the administrator Sister Margaret would call the