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Category Archives: Construction

Types of Construction: Commercial

Shops, restaurants and leisure facilities – places where goods or services are sold but not made – are commercial buildings.  Their construction has its own process and requirements.   Construction … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Types of Construction: Heavy civil

Heavy-civil construction projects shape the infrastructure of an area. They are large, often complex projects that create everything from bridges to oil rigs.   The phrase ‘heavy civil’ refers to … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Construction Types: Industrial

Over the last 250 years, industrial buildings have grown in size and complexity and now range from biotech labs to oil refineries. The construction industry creates these sites, dealing with … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Construction Types: Residential

Residential construction is the building of homes for habitation. This ranges from developments of hundreds or thousands of homes, down to an owner-occupier building a house for their family.   … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Construction: Legal Issues

New building construction projects and renovations are strictly regulated in most locations around the world: where a structure may lie within a plot of land as well as the structure’s purpose– and … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Construction: Financial Planning & Accountancy

Even small construction projects can cost large amounts of money, so to ensure your investment is profitable, it’s important to plan well. Financial planning starts long before you bring in … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Architecture in Construction

Professional architects design and plan new building work, with designs that can range from extending a small house to building a new skyscraper. Their plans and practices are a requirement … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Civil Engineering and Construction

Civil engineering deals with non-military engineering projects of all sizes—from building a footbridge across a stream to the International Space Station. This article provides a high-level overview of the work … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

Construction: Clearing and Excavation

Construction work starts long before the first brick is laid. Clearing and excavation are both stages in preparing a site for a building – the intention is to create a … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Construction Professionals

The number of tradespeople and other professionals involved in a construction job is almost limitless – and that’s before you consider the specializations in each field. However, the following roles … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment
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