The amount of waste is stupifying. The amount of customer service is non-existent. I’ve been sitting in the lobby for 20 mins of a city public works department. No fewer than 4 people have walked by without saying a word. Happy to take the fees but the return service expected is rarely returned.
You abuse your subs. You threaten, bully, intimidate, harass, strangle and lie but NOW you need a favor outside our scope and contract. Do you really think that always presenting yourself in the position of power and perfect in decision making that it won’t be remembered? It was your push to get the parking garage […]
Why do people think that this is no longer important? Why is it a superintendent can tell a sub to proceed despite being warned of potential problems? It’s understandable if a schedule takes priority over something that will need to be re-engineered but when it comes time to fix the problem the super pretends he […]
Yes subcontractors should give the GC an accurate timeline as much as possible and try to accomplish it. HOWEVER GCs need to stop expecting the laws of physics to be suspended just for their job. A mere day to backfill a huge building area by hand or to lay 2x-3x courses of block than normal. […]
Is it me or is it not funny when a GC threatens back charges for damage to curb, sidewalk and gutter that is supposed to be removed and replaced? This isn’t new curb or sidewalk damaged after being freshly poured. It is old, majorly cracked, decrepit and part of the demo plan. The stupidity hurts.
Major changes to engineering certifications and builder guarantees are on the cards if the Government's reform of the construction laws goes ahead. The Government has announced a raft of changes to the Building Act 2004 - calling it the most …