Every construction project carries with it an inherent level of risk. From the planning phase to project completion, a variety of potential issues can arise, causing delays, budget overruns and even accidents. This blog post will discuss how consulting engineers play a key role in mitigating any risks, contributing to safer and more efficient construction processes.
Identification of risk is the first and most crucial step in risk management.
Have you ever wondered how cables or pipelines are installed under a lake or river? One solution is directional drilling, also known as horizontal directional drilling (HDD). With this advanced drilling technique, the drilling rig is located on one side of the water body, and the drill bit is guided in a curved path to the other side. So, if you think that you might need this type of service, what do you need to bear in mind?
If you're building a new home or renovating, one way to give it a unique look is to use a raked ceiling that slopes rather than lying flat. Here are several considerations to bear in mind.
A raked ceiling comes in different configurations. A double-raked structure has two slopes that reach a point, as a tent does. This classic shape, also called a cathedral ceiling, follows the contours of a pitched roofline rather than sitting flat.
Are you responsible for managing and marketing an apartment complex? If so, you need to ensure that all the public areas are kept in first-class condition and look good in the eyes of both residents and potential occupants. Furthermore, as many of these public areas will feature concrete as a flooring option, you need to do what you can to address such surfaces from a practical and aesthetic point of view.