How to Avoid 3 Common Commercial Construction Scheduling Delays

Commercial Construction

Any sort of construction delay can be disastrous in this time-pressed landscape, as there’s typically little wiggle room built into a construction schedule. The client will either have to amend the construction schedule, find an alternative product or deal with delays.

How to Create a Successful Restaurant Construction Schedule

Commercial Construction

As the best restaurant construction firms will tell you, the most common reason construction schedules and budgets increase for a restaurant opening is not due to a commercial construction crisis (such a burst pipe, etc.),

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Construction Project Scheduling

Construction Cost Estimating

In simple words, a project schedule is a kind of document that gathers all the important works so that project can be delivered on time. So make sure that the important ones should be on the top of the schedule to complete the project on time.

Digital Dryshack # 68: Scheduling Best Practices

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

15 Tips for Best-Practices Scheduling. Rule # 1: Always maintain the best interests of the project in the schedule. Rule # 2: Always maintain high ethical standards in building the project schedule. Use the entire contract duration in the initial project schedule (IPS).

Digital Dryshack # 93: GASP ! (10 Generally-Accepted-Scheduling-Practices)

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Most of our work lately has been P6 training, and I find myself during that training to be referring often to Generally-Accepted-Scheduling-Practices. 10 Generally-Accepted-Scheduling-Practices) appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting. Digital Dry Shack Blog Primavera SchedulingHowever, I don’t know if a written set of such practices exists – yet.

Bar Bending Schedule For Floor Slabs

Construction Cost Estimating

Bar bending schedule is an important structural working document that rightly gives the disposition, bending shape, total length, and quantity of all the reinforcements that have been provided in a structural drawing.

Stretching Schedule Properties Dialog

Revit OpEd

When we stretch the schedule properties dialog only the Available Fields list gets wider. The side dedicated to the parameters assigned to the schedule gets no love. of Wishes Dialogs Opinion Schedules User Interface

Digital Dryshack #92: 6 Tips: P6 Scheduling for D.O.D., 2016

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

One significant takeaway that reinforced what we were already noticing is that new government personnel are changing NAVFAC’s & USACE’s scheduling specs for recent projects. For years we had been able to count on a rigorous but largely boilerplate scheduling spec for both branches of the service. As fundamental and obvious as it sounds, even experienced schedulers often skip this crucial stop and assume they know what’s required.

How To Improve Productivity and Schedule Accuracy in Construction

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Improving productivity and schedule accuracy in construction can save time and money on a project. Productivity and Schedule Accuracy starts with having a construction schedule. Your schedule and your budget should be your bible on a construction project. At the same time creating a schedule at the start of a project and ignoring it is just as bad as not having one. You need to be constantly back checking against your schedule.

BAR BENDING SCHEDULE FOR RCC BEAM

The Constructor

Bar bending schedule provides the reinforcement calculation for reinforced concrete beam. How To Guide Reinforcement Guide Bar Bending Schedule RCC reinforcement Reinforcement Estimation It provides details of reinforcement cutting length, type.

PROJECT PLANNING, SCHEDULING & CONTROLLING

The Constructor

Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Scheduling Planning Project Management PROJECT PLANNING In planning phase, plan is made and strategies are set, taking into consideration the company policies, procedures and rules.

Digital Dryshack #87: 10 Reasons D.O.D. Schedules get Rejected

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

firm providing scheduling training in Honolulu last week reminded me of the struggles most midsize contractors face when submitting an Initial Project Schedule (IPS) to NAVFAC or the Army Corps of Engineers. Rarely are the rigorous and demanding scheduling complexities included in D.O.D. For this reason, I’ve listed the 10 most common reasons the Government rejects Initial Project Schedule submissions: Incomplete Logical Network is the #1 reason most schedules are re­jected.

Schedules and payments dominate subcontractor challenges

Construction Dive

General contractors and subs need to be on the same page about these issues in order for the project to be done right and profitable

PLANNING, SCHEDULING IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

The Constructor

Planning, scheduling is an important part of the construction management. Planning and scheduling of construction activities helps engineers to. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects Project Management

How BIM can enable construction scheduling in 4D

Construction Dive

Oracle and Assemble Systems join forces to enable users to easily create 4D simulations, cost-loaded schedules, micro-schedules—and manage constant project changes

Schedule Column Width

Revit OpEd

In my griping about schedules in my previous post I mentioned (in an addendum) that we get a new feature in Revit 2014 that provides some measure of control over column width. The Revit 2014 Modify Schedule/Quantities ribbon interface now looks like this.

Collaborative Construction Blog: BIM Workshops Scheduled with.

Collaborative Construction

BIM Workshops Scheduled with CITA in Ireland. Others interested in scheduling a similar presentation for built industry stakeholders in your region should contact James directly. SCSI - BIM for Estimators & Schedulers. BIM Workshops Scheduled with CITA in Ireland.

Schedule Linked Files

Revit OpEd

We can schedule elements that are in linked files but there isn''t a schedule that is only interested in telling us what linked files there are. We can take advantage of the addition of Grids and Levels as elements we can schedule in Revit 2014. Add the new schedule to the sheet.

Schedule Name and Header

Revit OpEd

A few years ago (Aug 08) I wrote a post that explained how to break the relationship between a schedule''s name and its header. Now the schedule header can be something else and the name we see in the Project Browser can be something else.

What are Causes of Schedule Delays in Construction Projects?

The Constructor

There are various factors that lead to schedule delay in construction project. Factors might be different from one project to another one. In this. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects

Construction Scheduling Techniques

Construction Cost Estimating

Construction cost estimator should create project scheduling to assign dates to project activities and to match the resources of materials , equipment and labour for organized project procedure. Proper scheduling eliminates problems that can arise due to production limitation.

ADVANTAGES OF BAR BENDING SCHEDULE

The Constructor

Bar bending schedule provides details of reinforcement cutting and bending length. Advantages of bar bending schedule when used along with. Concrete Technology How To Guide Reinforcement Guide reinforcement Reinforcement Estimation

Schedule Linked Files and Current File

Revit OpEd

I wrote an earlier post describing a way to create a schedule of linked files. I read a thread at RFO asking about including the current file in the schedule too. This is a schedule of Levels (since all projects have at least one). Files links Parameters Schedules Tips

Details of slab reinforcement on the basis of bar bending schedule

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video provides detailed information on slab reinforcement that is created with bar bending schedule (BBS). Bar bending schedule (aka schedule of bars) belongs to a list of reinforcement bars, a specified RCC work item.

Schedule Features Not Available

Revit OpEd

When you examine the Appearance properties of a schedule, say for doors or windows, you are teased with a couple options that are inaccessible. Those are only accessible when you create/edit a title block family and deal with a Revision Schedule. of Unfair Tips Clarification Schedules

How key performance indicators reduce schedule and budget overruns

Construction Dive

Clear measurements will determine how a project is progressing and allow for cost-saving efficiency improvements along the way

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Viking Stadium 4D Scheduling

Construction Dive

4 - Issue 48) as one of the top 5 videos of 2015, we learned that 4D modeling played an essential role in the success of the new Vikings stadium - bringing it in ahead of schedule and under budget. Featured here in December 2015 (Vol.

Consulting Work - December and January Schedule

Revit OpEd

of Off Topic Schedule WorkI've been very fortunate over the years to find project delays, postponement or cancellations easy to deal with. This year each of those things have happened at the same time. As such I'm putting it out there that, to use the phrase from the very British TV show "Are You Being Served?", " Mr. Stafford are you free? Why yes I'm Free! " I'd be pleased to hear about training, implementation, modelling. anything Revity.that I can help with! Just send me an EMAIL.

Schedule New Row

Revit OpEd

Despite the recent improvements to schedules I find myself wishing for a subtle improvement to the Insert > Data Row feature. Buttons Schedules Split Button User Interface Dept.

Schedules Basics & Tips

Revit Beginners

Need to identify what type or category of schedule you are looking at? In the Properties of the Schedule, edit “fields.” The type of Schedule is in the title of the window and the categories is often in the "Select from available fields" dropdown.

Open Sheet - Equal Rights for Panel Schedules

Revit OpEd

Schedules are special views, they can be placed on more than one sheet (like Legends). Electrical Panel Schedules share this distinction but unlike other schedules they are not nearly as likely to require being placed on more than one sheet.

Hiding Columns in Schedules

Revit OpEd

Each field in a schedule has a parameter called Hidden Field, available when we are looking at the Formatting tab in the Schedule Properties dialog. We can also right click on a column while editing a schedule, in a schedule view, and choose Hide Column.

Field service scheduling and management solutions

Constructor Magazine

Through SMA/text or custom branded web, mobile and Facebook apps, homeowners can schedule, track and pay for services from their smartphone

Two Lines in Schedules

Revit OpEd

You may be aware that we can force a schedule field to use a new line by pressing Shift + Enter. When the schedule is placed on a sheet you''ll see both lines or how ever many you force it to use. Tips lines Data Entry Schedules Dept.

Project Schedule

The Constructor

I am Basically new in Construction. any body can suggest me a better excel template to track the Progress of the work and variance of the cost

Bar Bending Schedule for Pile Foundation with Calculations

The Constructor

To clearly understand the bar bending schedule of a pile foundation, it is necessary to be familiar about the typical reinforcement details of a pile.

Revit 2017 - Combine Parameters in a Schedule

Revit OpEd

The schedule Properties dialog has seen some cosmetic changes, note the new Combine Parameters button. When we use Combine Parameters the dialog looks like this for a Room Schedule. This is combining width and height into a single size parameter for a Door Schedule.

Project Schedule

The Constructor

I am Basically new in Construction. any body can suggest me a better excel template to track the Progress of the work and variance of the cost

Schedule Control measures

The Constructor

What are the “Schedule control measures” that instruct the contractor through contract documents? Read More at Schedule Control

Digital Dryshack #59, P6 Tech Tip: Conform Activity Description to 30-character USACE Scheduling Spec

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Here’s a method I’ve used in the past to identify and fix this problem: Build the schedule, being mindful of the limit, but otherwise as you would normally do. When all activities are entered, export the schedule to XL. Happy scheduling!