Skip to Content

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 about Are You Celebrating World Quality Week and Day 2014…?

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

5 Ways To Raise Quality Awareness At Your Site – How Many Of These Are You ACTUALLY Doing?

So you are the new Quality (or QA/QC) Manager of a new amazing construction project. Great! But you want to make things different this time. You probably want to build a great relationship with your Client and his representatives, you  would like to focus on engaging your workforce into a “quality” and “Right First Time” culture, promote …

Read More about 5 Ways To Raise Quality Awareness At Your Site – How Many Of These Are You ACTUALLY Doing?

Management Review Meetings in a Construction Project

Posted by PIN on Sep 1, 2013 in ISO 9001 | 0 comments Management Review is definitely a clear and important requirement of the ISO:9001 standard. There are many people in the construction industry, who believe that the Management Review in the form of a 6-month or annual meetings is a waste of time. And they are probably right… The main single purpose of a Management Review within an organization, is …

Read More about Management Review Meetings in a Construction Project

7 Practical Rules to follow when auditing in a Construction Project

Let’s have a look on some very critical rules that have to be followed when auditing in a Construction Project: 1. The audittee (the person who will be audited) should be notified well in advance : (in my opinion 2 weeks before the audit is the minimum) – Audit Schedule and notification has to be in a written format (at least an email notification has …

Read More about 7 Practical Rules to follow when auditing in a Construction Project

10 Reasons of Why everybody hates Quality Managers in Construction

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: As Quality Manager, …

Read More about 10 Reasons of Why everybody hates Quality Managers in Construction

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 about Building London Underground. Glimpse to a simpler era…