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Keeping Travellers on Board during Infrastructure Projects

September 19, 2017

Whenever there is a significant transport disruption the most common complaint you hear from travellers is that ‘nobody is telling…

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The Project or the Contractor, Whose Priorities Win?

September 12, 2017

Major infrastructure projects can involve many players and complex supply chains. Each of these organisations will have their own business…

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Why is the Transition from Construction to Operational Use of Infrastructure so Difficult?

September 05, 2017

There’s many a slip ‘twixt cup and lip as the saying goes. That can certainly be the case if there’s…

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Why We Believe Access Should Never be an Afterthought

August 22, 2017

Good design of any public building or facility has to include how easy it is for people to access and…

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Project Performance – Will Reality Match the Promise?

Certainty over cost and delivery are generally not characteristics of construction projects. But with infrastructure projects cost and particularly timing…

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Will the Cheapest Cost Today be the Best Value Tomorrow?

August 16, 2017

Awarding individual contracts to the cheapest bidder is one way to manage a limited budget. This may take immediate cost…

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New Partnership Models Create Opportunity for University Student Accommodation

Historically, the provision of purpose built student accommodation was an activity undertaken almost exclusively by universities generally using their own…

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Outcomes Define Value

August 09, 2017

Customers and suppliers often have different ways of looking at things. They have different priorities and concerns and may not…

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If you Already Deliver Perfect Value Carry On – Otherwise Learn to Adapt

August 08, 2017

Perfect value, of course, never happens. On every project there are things that could have been done to save time,…

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Local Knowledge and Relationships are Investments in Future Success

August 01, 2017

Every new rail project has a learning curve. The learning includes the technical, engineering and topographical details affecting the asset,…

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