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0405 950 053 08 7225 6514 Office Suite 2A, Wellington Business Centre, 2 Portrush Rd, Payneham, SA 5070

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Planning & Design
Inconsistency between architect and drawings from other trades is a common problem in the construction industry. Not only is it costly for the project at hand, it can impact a builder’s reputation (and compromise future work). While there’s a clear distinction between the respective industries, the roles of engineers, trades and architects are, in fact,...
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When it comes to structural design projects, budgets can blow out, fast. As you know, we’re advocates of ‘doing it right’ the first time. And when you’re working with a budget, everything counts. Effective structural design requires careful planning and scope. First, it’s important for your architect or building designer to think about what you...
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Jack was given the chance to work as a member of our civil engineering team on a range of active projects. This included assessing and testing cracked houses, interpreting soil bore logs and designing remedial measures, conceptualizing residential foundations and timber frames, and designing industrial steel sheds.
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As we near the start of summer, many of us are thinking about renovations and DIY jobs. It’s ‘hosting season’, so our minds are conjuring up ways to make our backyards look great. Yet, this season brings a challenge that so few of us know about: moving house foundations. All clayey soils react to the...
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With summer just around the corner, a lot of people are thinking about home extensions. Maybe you’ve always dreamed of an elevated deck, overlooking your beautiful garden or simply want to be able to host more… but you put it off because it’s ‘too expensive’ and you don’t have the time. Well, it doesn’t have to...
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As construction planning and design experts, we see projects go awry all the time. And in 99% of situations, it’s due to a lack of pre-construction planning. One of the things that every project should have, before anything starts, is a building agreement. It still baffles us to see so many costly projects commence without...
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Are you planning a home extension? Maybe that deck you’ve always wanted or an extra room for your soon-to-be-born bubs. Whatever the renovation project is, we cannot stress enough: do your homework when choosing a consultant. Doing the groundwork now, before any plans are made, can save you money down the track – extra budget that...
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It’s not uncommon for clients to come to us, questioning a Land Use Title change. While it’s not necessarily a complex task, it does take time, given the number of items that need to be addressed. Every time, we always come back with the same response: that it’s worth spending the money to prepare the...
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A tailored program is beneficial for construction businesses, given the broad range of activities that need to be completed. This is especially true for Adelaide businesses providing civil and home construction services. A construction program to track progress helps your planned project activities progress, in line with your schedule and target deadline. Many business owners...
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Risk management is an important part of construction project management. Like the old saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry. The reality is, accidents happen. And with the nature of construction work, certain risks should be expected. A RANGE OF FACTORS NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED, SUCH AS: • Health & safety• Procurement, contracts...
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