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  • Virtual Design & Construction; in Stages

    14-Apr-2017 Thomas Dengenis

    "Virtual Design & Construction; in Stages" by Tom Dengenis

    Abstract: The concept of ‘Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Stages’ is an important tool when gauging progress towards claiming a company or project to be deemed a modern, 21st century ‘Digital Construction Operation’. Viewing the maturity process as ‘stages’ in a journey, will help...

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  • Scope Tracking Using Quantities Identified in the Design Phase

    12-Apr-2017 Paul Taylor

    Title: "Scope Tracking Using Quantities Identified in the Design Phase" by Paul K Taylor

    Abstract:

    Once a Project moves into implementation, using quantities to measure installation performance rates is common place and techniques have been developed that allows easy be tracking. In design phase, drawings and documents have been...

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  • Creating a Baseline Schedule Narrative for a CPM Schedule

    12-Apr-2017 Zoltan Palffy

    "Creating a Baseline Schedule Narrative for a CPM Schedule" by Zoltan Palffy Jr.

    Abstract:

    Problem: You have created a Baseline CPM Schedule and now you plan on submitting it for approval. The cpm schedule is a tabular and graphical representation of how you plan to approach the project but now you need to tell all of the...

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  • CPM Scheduling Driving Through Retained Logic

    10-Apr-2017 Zoltan Palffy

    "CPM Scheduling Driving Through Retained Logic" by Zoltan Palffy Jr.

    Abstract:

    Problem: There are many times that people ask me to review their schedules and ask me to find what is pushing out a particular activity. They tell me that the activity’s predecessor is complete and that the activity has started but is not yet finished but...
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  • Creating a Schedule Narrative for an Updated Schedule

    10-Apr-2017 Zoltan Palffy

    "Creating a Schedule Narrative for an Updated Schedule" by Zoltan Palffy Jr.

    Abstract:

    Problem: Your project has started and now it is time to start updating your schedule. How do you create a schedule narrative and what do you include in it?

    There are many permutations that can be explored this paper presents one possible...

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  • Baseline Approach To Regulated Programmes

    22-Mar-2017 Paul Taylor

    Title: "Baseline Approach To Regulated Programmes" by Paul Taylor

    Abstract

    Regulated businesses are structured in a specific manner to report to a Government body, in many cases reporting requirements are on an annual basis, which does not fit well with a Project Lifecycle.  When developing an overarching baseline strategy these types of...

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  • Rolling Wave Planning

    22-Mar-2017 Paul Taylor

    Title: "Rolling Wave Planning" by Paul K Taylor

    Abstract:  

    An approach to schedule development which can be applied when in the early stages of a project  or study to control optimism bias on overall durations.

    PRE DEFINING A ROLLING WAVE APPROACH

    Bringing in Techniques such as rolling wave planning in...

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  • Construction CPM Network Requirements and Characteristics

    12-Dec-2016 Zoltan Palffy

    Title: "Construction CPM Network Requirements and Characteristics" by Zoltan Palffy Jr.

    Abstract:

    What Makes a Good Schedule? There are many things to consider when developing or reviewing a CPM schedule. What things should be incorporated into a schedule when developing or reviewing a schedule?

    This paper will provide a guideline as...

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  • A Guide to Interlinking Projects

    02-Dec-2016 Tim Neobard

    Title: "A guide to Interlinking Projects" by Tim Neobard

    There are a number of steps required to produce a fully integrated schedule.

    1. Identify driving interfaces & accountability between schedules
    2. Agree & document driving interfaces between accountable parties
    3. Agree methodology & accountability of linking programmes...
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  • Calendars as they apply to Construction Projects

    01-Sep-2016 David Doughty

    Title: "Calendars as they apply to Construction Projects"

    Author: David Doughty

    Abstract:

    Calendars are a critical component of any Construction Schedule. Carefully crafted Calendars will not only assist in the creation of a properly modeled plan, but also be helpful in its maintenance during the life of the project.  ...

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  • Developing Multi-Attributes Portfolio Selection Model For Downstream Oil & Gas Projects

    19-Aug-2016 Rico Milza

    Title "Developing Multi-Attributes Portfolio Selection Model For Downstream Oil & Gas Projects"

    By: Rico Milza

    Abstract:

    There are numbers of decision models available for evaluating and selecting potential projects within a corporation, from qualitative to quantitative. Each company, including Indonesian National Oil Company (NOC),...

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  • Analysis of Project Delay - Theoretical or Interrogation of the Facts?

    08-Aug-2016 Roger Gibson

    Analysis of Project Delay - Theoretical or Interrogation of the Facts?

    By Roger Gibson 

    Over the past decade the review of project delay has become more analytical and a more challenging feature of construction law. Is this  overshadowing the factual evidence? This article reviews theoretical calculation of delay and the often lack of, or reliance on,...

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  • The Critical Path, Delay Analysis and “Windows” By Roger Gibson

    08-Aug-2016 Roger Gibson

    The Critical Path, Delay Analysis and “Windows”

    By Roger Gibson

    Causation; Construction contracts; Delay; Design defects; Power stations; Remedial works

    Introduction

    In the latest instalment of the Mirant Asia v Ove Arup dispute in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), H.H. Judge Toulmin...

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  • Concurrent delays – An Expert’s View

    08-Aug-2016 Roger Gibson

    Concurrent Delays – an expert’s view Expert witness Roger Gibson of Gibson Consulting Ltd gives his view of a potentially landmark case in the Scottish courts that involved analysis of concurrent delay.

    KEY POINTS
    • Concurrent delays, the story so far; Chestermount, Malmaison and Brompton
    • Are your ‘concurrent delays’ really concurrent...
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  • The Six-Point Checklist for NEC3 Programmes

    08-Aug-2016 Roger Gibson

    The Six-Point Checklist for NEC3 Programmes

    By Roger Gibson

    1. Does the programme comply with the contractual obligations?
    2. Work activity durations and content
    3. Logic relationships/links
    4. Network constraints
    5. Scheduling criteria and results
    6. Critical path and near-critical paths

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