Defining Design Build

Is the Design Build Delivery Method the best for your construction project? While your contractor can help you select a construction Delivery Method, this article can help you understand what it offers. To begin with, this method separates design and construction into two parts of the project. Consequently, the owner will need to manage two…

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Understanding Construction Management

The construction management delivery method offers the project owner efficient management of the project’s schedule, cost, quality, safety, scope, and function. The Construction Manager (CM) is compatible when combined with other project delivery methods. Qualified CMs offer the combination of education and experience in working with the owner, architect, general contractor, and other stakeholders. The…

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Common industrial construction mistakes to avoid

Mistakes can happen in any business – and the industrial construction industry is no exception. In fact, the chances of errors are potentially higher in this field because it involves unique, intricate details in every project. However, with careful planning and attention to project details, these issues can be avoided. The following are standard procedures…

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Factors to Consider for Construction Rigging

A construction rigging project requires a well-thought-out plan for it to be safe and productive. When you don’t have an accurate plan, you could face catastrophic problems beyond going over budget and schedule. You need to have a program that addresses all aspects of the rigging project, including the position of the machine, capacity limit,…

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3 Best Practices for a Safe Construction Worksite

Construction is one of the most dangerous professions. Accidents at the construction site aren’t only a nuisance but can also be life-threatening. The following are three factors to keep in mind to ensure a safe construction worksite. Hazard Management The best way to prevent accidents at the construction site is by identifying potential hazards and…

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Common building management services challenges

At FI•CON Construction and Fabrication, we understand the significant investment you make building your facility. Buildings involve considerable capital investment and it’s crucial to manage and maintain them properly. Once the construction is complete, property managers must ensure their practices will extend the lifespan of this valuable asset. Building systems require regular and effective interventions…

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Technology in a post-construction maintenance and closeout

Technology is bringing in innovative and revolutionary solutions to construction industries Over the past few years, the construction industry has been able to enhance its post-construction maintenance services with technological tools. By using management tools such as Procore, BuilderTrend, WorkFlowMax, and numerous others, contractors have better control over the projects. In addition to the management…

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Hiring an industrial boiler repair contractor

When your boiler or pressure-retaining equipment breaks down, it is critical you get them repaired quickly to get your plant back into production. While you may be on a tight budget and have maintenance people available, you need a qualified industrial boiler repair contractor to ensure safe and efficient functioning. The following are the three…

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