In this issue of the Construction Journal, we highlight new developments in international standards, namely, the publication of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS).
Lately it seems that a day doesn’t go by without a new report or article being published that assesses the health of the construction industry.
We look at why contracts are crucial to any project’s success, the range of contracts available – and how they affect the procurement processes.
It only seems like yesterday that we were welcoming in 2017, and yet here we are again. So what’s coming over the hill in 2018?
Sustainability, environment, social value – this issue explores these terms and more as we take a look at the bigger picture for construction and the impact of our work.
How do you manage yourself, your team and your business when errors occur in the construction industry?
The last issue 2017 explores a topic that has continued to develop throughout the year – technology.
This issue of focuses on quantification and on programming and planning.
This issue of the Construction Journal steps back to take a global perspective.
Mitigating risks requires a positive approach and is about learning lessons from past projects, both of which are covered in this edition.
Given recent political and economic events in the UK – the effects of which are being felt all around the world – you would think that collaboration would be an obvious goal.
What would you do? This edition scrutinises a range of issues around ethics, conduct and corruption, and we ask a number of construction professionals what they would do.
This issue refreshes quantity surveyors’ and project managers’ understanding of their financial responsibilities in terms of insurance and tax, and also offers insights on infrastructure.
Education, education, education: this issue of the Construction Journal looks at how to train students and practitioners for the global marketplace, with a number of experts offering their input.
How do construction professionals ensure their projects make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of the end-users? And what about the health and well-being of the professionals themselves?