This month, Sean questions your memory and asks how many of you consider having an umbrella in Qatar a burden or a blessing?
The potential change in Security of Payment legislation, which is set to become law in Hong Kong later this year, will govern payments for construction work done in the public and private sectors, and will set out rules for when and how payment must be made.
Last month we talked about “The Right Order”, placing our requirements and ensuring each piece of the jigsaw is delivered in the right sequence, but placing our requirements and delivering in the right sequence has pitfalls.
Matthew Schofield and Sean Vernon at Quantum continue their series of articles on the construction industry. This month, Matthew discusses how communication is a critical component in project management.
Lucia Vernon was recently promoted to Associate Director after having worked as a Senior Forensic Planning Consultant for Quantum Global Solutions in Doha, Qatar.
When you buy a piece of IKEA furniture, such as a coffee table, for example, you are in a similar situation to a Contractor starting up on a construction contract, setting aside that you have actually paid for the furniture.
Jon Sanderson and Matthew Schofield continue their series of articles on the construction industry… this month discussing the important questions to answer ahead of a project beginning
Until recently it seemed as if not a day went by without the European press publishing articles about the Qatar World Cup and making complaints about the procurement of the rights to host the competition.
Talking to contractors today, the general feeling within the construction industry appears to be that we have possibly entered a prolonged – and quite severe – downturn.