New Survey: Non-conforming products widely used in Australian Construction industry

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According to a new Survey that was published by the Australian Industry Group , non-conforming products that do not comply with local regulations are widely used in the construction industry in Australia. The online survey analysed products from the following sectors: steel, electrical, glass, aluminium, engineered wood and paint According to the respondents of the survey: – 92%  of 222 respondent companies reported […]

DOWNLOAD: Audit Report Form for Construction Projects (blank)

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This is an empty Audit Report Form for use in any Construction Project. It has all the reportable items of an Audit (general information, scope, references, findings, location, company, people involved etc). It can be used for any internal or third-party audit (eg. Subcontractors, Designers, Suppliers etc). You can find even more useful documents for Quality Management in Construction in our specific MARKETPLACE (or […]

Management Review Meetings in a Construction Project

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Management Review is definitely a clear and important requirement of the ISO:9001 standard. There are many people in the construction industry, who believe that the Management Review in the form of a 6-month or annual meetings is a waste of time. And they are probably right… The main single purpose of a Management Review within an organization, is to follow up […]

How to Audit a Subcontractor in a construction project

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Have you ever been in a situation that you have to Audit a Subcontractor on Site and you don’t know what to ask…? Well…this is your solution! Auditing a Subcontractor in a construction site can end up with many surprises that you probably were not expecting when you sent out the audit notification. Controlling subcontractors is probably one of the […]

7 types of Quality Audits in a Construction Project

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Quality Audits are an integral part of any Quality Management System and a fundamental requirement of ISO:9001 Standard. However, in Construction industry things may differ a lot regarding the Audits Schedule and Audits Strategy. This is because normally in a construction project there is no long term planning (if we are only talking about a […]