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  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, three people out of every 100 are injured every day on the job in construction. In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we look at how the construction industry is tackling safety challenges head-on. Greg Sizemore, vice president of health, safety and workforce development with the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) joins the show to discuss programs and technologies that are working and where the industry still falls short. Sizemore discusses the need for more safety leadership, safety improvement steps contractors can take and why the biggest roadblocks contractors cite to drastically reducing safety incidents – time and money — are more than offset by the higher productivity levels and lower overhead that enhanced safety measures provide.
  • In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we sit down with Kathleen Baldwin, CPA, CCIFP and executive director of the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC), to discuss the expanding role and importance of CPA firms and professionals in the construction industry. Hear why construction firms shouldn’t wait to enlist a CPA and what to look for when selecting a firm. Rather than just a taxes and audit firm, the right CPA firm can become a trusted advisor for contractors, a guide for organisational growth, diversification, technology, security, risk mitigation and much more.
  • In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we look at the staggering numbers behind suicide in the United States, including the high rate in construction. Hear a moving discussion between our host and Patsy Dunn, CFP with Siteworks Design/Build. Dunn sits on the Executive Committee of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and runs the organization’s Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP) program.
  • Founded early in 2017, Domis Property Group has quickly established itself into being one of the biggest development and construction teams in the Manchester area with 4 major projects in excess of 1200 units and a further 2000 in the planning process.
  • Founded early in 2017, Domis Property Group has quickly established itself into being one of the biggest development and construction teams in the Manchester area with 4 major projects in excess of 1200 units and a further 2000 in the planning process.
  • There is no doubt that being a small and emerging construction business in Sydney is difficult — but with a positive, resilient attitude and the right processes in place, it is possible to compete with the biggest firms in the industry. One of these growing and developing businesses is Prime Build. Founded by Dean Willemsen and Tim Thompson in 2008, the business specialises in retail, commercial and residential construction.
  • This was an issue that SJ Higgins faced before the company decided to implement Jobpac by Viewpoint into its operations. Using an outdated cost management system combined with spreadsheets, did not give SJ Higgins a consistent approach to managing its projects, nor did it easily give them the visibility and tight controls it required to consistently deliver successful project outcomes that the company is known for.
  • Now a division of Boral’s cement business, De Martin & Gasparini (DMG) began in 1947 with a humble wheelbarrow and has since grown to become one of the largest concrete placement and pumping companies in New South Wales. With expertise in delivering large pours, detailed formwork design, and high strength concrete, the company provides services for commercial and high-rise developments across the industrial, residential and utility sectors, and has played an important role in the establishment of many of Sydney’s most iconic buildings and structures. DMG’s impressive portfolio of completed projects includes high-rise developments, sports stadiums, retail complexes, hospitals, warehouses, educational facilities, infrastructure works, and airports.