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7 Secret Things You Didn’t Know About Successful Procurement Teams

Some senior members of staff see procurement expenses as a necessary evil and overlook any efficiency improvement methods for this sector.

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Concrete Proves Its Versatility Is Endless

It’s a big contributor to global warming with every tonne of Ordinary Portland Cement releasing 1 tonne of CO2 into the atmosphere.

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Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk Yard of Abandoned and Failed Mega Projects worth Billions?

Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk –Yard of Abandoned and Failed Projects Worth Billions

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Professor Pavel Matousek – Laser Man

Little-known laser company beats engineering giant Rolls Royce to coveted Royal Academy of Engineering award after cracking new painless way to detect breast cancer

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The Garden Bridge Project, London

Garden Bridge is a proposed pedestrian bridge over the River Thames in London, England. Conceived by the actress Joanna Lumley in 1998 as a memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales and designed by Thomas Heatherwick, working with Arup, The £175m crossing, backed by London mayor Boris Johnson, was projected as a wondrous green oasis floating above the Thames, but opponents and locals are not convinced

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65% of Mega-projects Fail

Mega-projects come with big expectations. But a project’s success is often in the eye of the beholder.

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How To Deliver On The Promise of MegaProjects

Due to the large scale and outlook attached to them, mega-projects have a large opportunity for failure. Typically, the failure begins at the outset of the project, whether that be due to poor justification for the project, misalignment among stakeholders, insufficient planning, or inability to find and use appropriate capabilities.

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Small Projects Often Mean Greater Innovation

Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.

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Top 10 Project Management Myths Debunked

Project management is challenging enough without the myths. The profession has come a long way since the 1990s and some of these myths are fading. However, we still see remnants of them in one form or another. Great projects cut through false assumptions and confusion, allowing their teams to make smart decisions based on reality.

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13 Basic Facts You Should Know about Modular Homes

Modular homes sometimes referred to as “factory built construction”, encompass a category of housing built in sections typically at a factory location. These houses must conform to local and regional building codes for the country the buyer plans to situate the dwelling.