Are You Celebrating World Quality Week and Day 2014…?

ASQ in USA and CQI in UK celebrate Quality this month next week. Now, YOU can get involved and celebrate that in your Project to raise awareness and get people involved. What is World Quality Day? World Quality Day was introduced by the United Nations in 1990 to increase worldwide awareness of the important contribution that quality makes towards a nation’s and … Read more

What You Need To Know About CE Marking new requirements (Resources and Documents)

There has been a lot of confusion, misunderstandings and buzz lately about the new requirement of CE Marking for Construction products and materials within the EU and more recently within UK (1st of July 2013). All of these, lead to manufacturers running like headless chickens to get accredited the last days before the deadline, Clients … Read more

10 Reasons of Why everybody hates Quality Managers in Construction

quality management argument

If you are a Quality Manager who has worked in at least 3 construction projects you would probably start recognising a pattern: other people on site (even your management sometimes…) hate you! They don’t hate you personally but they hate your role and what you are trying to do. So…here is why: I am obviously … Read more

Building London Underground. Glimpse to a simpler era…

The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) in UK has recently published an amazing video (watch below) to celebrate London Underground’s 150 years. On 10 January 1863 the first train travelled from Farringdon to Paddington and today London’s Tube apart from being the oldest metro system in the world, it’s also one of the biggest. Its construction started many … Read more