How an NCR on a Design Change killed 114 People in a few seconds

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Everybody who works in construction knows that things can go wrong. Everybody knows that even the slightest mistake or lapse somewhere can lead to a disaster. Nonconformities in construction industry don’t only lead to “waste” or “dissatisfied” customers. Nonconformities in construction can have disastrous consequences. That was the case for the famous Hyatt Regency hotel walkway […]

9 Apps for inspections on Site

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*For All the latest News, Reviews and Top Notch tips visit the new website : Apps For Construction Using tablets or smartphones for inspections on site and project collaboration through apps and other cloud based solutions is getting more and more momentum the last 3-4 years and it’s definitely here to stay. Click here to see […]

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 […]

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 […]

2 main categories of NCRs in a Construction Site

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An NCR (nonconformity Report) is a nightmare for everyone in the construction industry (eventhough it shouldn’t be…). It’s a nightmare for the guys on site because their work is being judged and they probably have to spend time (and money…) to rework or repair. It’s a nightmare for the commercial guys of a Project because […]