Posts Tagged“construction”

  Is it possible to create buildings without damaging the environment? Terra Group seems to think that it is. Indeed, they are joined in that by various modern-day architects, who have embraced the concept of sustainable architecture. This is changing the world of architecture as we know it today. What Is Sustainable Architecture? Very simply put, it means that the methods and designs used in the construction of new buildings are all environmentally-conscious. The idea is that any negative environmental impact a building could have during or after its construction is mitigated as much as possible, by using sustainable materials…

Deep beneath the world’s oceans, a silent web of wonder is evolving. For decades a mesh of glass at the nethermost regions of the deep has been growing, expanding and multiplying at an unfathomable rate. Providing for close to 99% of the world’s international telecommunications needs, this network of submarine cabling is truly a marvel of modern ingenuity. The laying of undersea cabling for telecommunications started out as a dream almost two centuries ago. The famed Samuel Morse declared his conviction in a transatlantic undersea cable as early as 1840. A few years later, undersea telegraph cables had been installed…

As risk identification professionals like Lisa Dudzik can tell you, construction sites can be dangerous places – heights, holes, heavy equipment and other regular features of these sites can pose any number of hazards. Whether you are managing a large construction project or overseeing a home renovation, you need to be aware of the most common construction risks so that you take the necessary precautions to mitigate those risks. Heights Whether a project is being build up or down, there will almost always be a need for people to do their jobs at height – whether on scaffolding, cranes, platforms,…

Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of everyone involved to have a comprehensive contract and to honor the terms of that agreement, it is the case that sometimes there are disputes which cannot be resolved without the intervention of a third party in the form of court litigation or binding arbitration. As a construction arbitration professional, Lisa Dudzik Australia would suggest that there are advantages and disadvantages to arbitration that should be weighed carefully before you decide what approach is best for you. Time If a timely resolution of a dispute is a prime consideration for your business, arbitration may be…