4+1 Amazing Books For Quality (Not Only In Construction) That Everybody Should Read


These are some great reads for everyone involved in quality management in construction (and not only…) :  1. The Machine That Changed The World ,  by James P. Womack , Daniel T. Jones and Daniel Roos Whether you in Quality or not, this is a great read for anyone interested In modern management and how the Japanese revolutionized mass production […]

What You Need To Know About CE Marking new requirements in construction (Resources and Documents)


There has been a lot of confusion, misunderstandings and buzz lately about the new requirement of CE Marking for Construction products and materials within the EU and more recently within UK (1st of July 2013). All of these, lead to manufacturers running like headless chickens to get accredited the last days before the deadline, Clients […]

Interview with Richard Scott from Priority1


*For All the latest News, Reviews and Top Notch tips visit the new website : Apps For Construction Digitization of construction industry, is gaining more momentum with the Use of Tablets for site inspections and SaaS platforms which aim to make everyone’s life on site easier and probably tidier. We have recently presented 9 Apps for […]

9 Apps for inspections on Site


*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 […]

Google+ Hangout from Bechtel: The Importance of Integration in Delivering Quality

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As part of the World Quality Week 2013 Celebrations, Bechtel has organised a very interesting Google+ Hangout to discuss the value of integration in delivering quality in construction industry. The participants were: Shawn Fenstermacher Shawn heads integrated quality management in North and South America for the Siemens Building Technologies Division.Responsible for quality management and EH&S oversight […]

Building London Underground. Glimpse to a simpler era…


The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) in UK has recently published an amazing video (watch above) to celebrate London Underground’s 150 years. On 10 January 1863 the first train travelled from Farringdon to Paddington and today London’s Tube apart from being the oldest metro system in the world, it’s also one of the biggest. Its construction started […]

6 TIPS for writing a good Inspection and Test Plan (ITP)


Inspection and Test Plans are probably the most important documents for the Quality Control of a construction project. A clear, robust and concise ITP will make things on site easy, it will define each party’s responsibilities during the works and after all it will be the “Bible” for compiling the As-Built Packages at the end […]