Accessibility on Demand: 5 Tips for Setting Up Construction Mats

Protecting any ecologically sensitive location, such as wetlands, is an important responsibility that all builders have. That’s why so many developers today choose to use heavy-duty ground mats for a construction site where large equipment may damage a more fragile ecosystem. By creating a system of temporary roadways with these mats, crews can move trucks, bulldozers, cranes, and other equipment around the job site without worrying about the huge pressure that is exerted by their treads and tires. While it is possible to look at spartanmat.com…

Project Management in the Construction Industry

It is widely regarded that the construction industry is for the first time since economic downturn, experiencing a sustained period of growth. However, despite this optimistic outlook, many companies are still finding it difficult to remain competitive and ultimately successful. Margins are tighter than ever with everyone from suppliers to contract workers looking to squeeze the most profit from each project/new build, while still not experiencing the success they once had. In this article we look at some of the current challenges project managers and senior management within the construction industry face every day.…

Setting up a Construction Business

Construction is an industry that has seen an incredible improvement over the last few months, with lots of work being given the go ahead. Here are the things that you need to know to set up your own construction business. Sole Trader, Partnership or Company? Deciding what to trade as is an important part of setting up your own business. A sole trader will, more often than not, find it quite hard to find work. There are lots of reasons for this, including the fact that clients see sole traders as an employee with all the rights that go with it, and agency are weary of debt transfer and the employment agency legislation that requires workers to be paid under PAYE schemes.…