Estimate like an Expert

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what is an estimator and why would you want to be one? At its heart, estimating is simply calculating a budget for a task. This could be as basic as grocery shopping just before payday or finding a phone plan to suit your needs. It could be planning a wedding and juggling the costs associated […]

Industry Feature: KPMG

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KPMG thinks about the future. Planning infrastructure requires forethought, analysis and imagination. KPMG researches and reports on a variety of sectors in order to provide advice on planning, design, construction and management of major infrastructure projects. Check out their fascinating article on the possible impacts of new vehicle technologies on a city such as Melbourne. […]

3 Rules for Best Practice Estimating

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Glen’s Soapbox – Best Practice Estimating Want to avoid the pitfalls talked about in Do You Make These Mistakes In Your Estimate? Follow these 3 rules to ensure you follow best practice no matter what you estimate. Best Practice Rule #1 – Break it down The most important thing to do when starting an estimate […]

Industry Feature: Seipp Construction

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Seipp’s determination to build is unshaken by earthquakes. The Christchurch Earthquake of 2011 destroyed lives and homes, but the spirit of rebuilding in New Zealand is indomitable. Part of this included Seipp Construction’s innovative approach to rebuilding the damaged Beachville Road Seawall. Using specialised materials and equipment, this work resulted in an award-winning project that […]

Industry Feature: John Holland

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Take heart from John Holland’s work. With plenty of experience constructing major medical facilities, John Holland is well positioned to build Australia’s first heart hospital. This half a billion dollar project will enable thousands of cardiac surgeries a year, as well as facilitating extensive research and education. The Victorian Heart Hospital is designed to have […]

5 Reasons Estimating is the Right Career for You

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GLEN’S SOAPBOX – ESTIMATING AS A CAREER In my article How to Mentor Younger Estimators, I talk about how many estimators enter the field via TAFE or university study. But what about before that? How do you know if all of that study is worth the investment? Or what if you’re thinking about transitioning from […]

Industry Feature: Newcrest Mining

The future is bright for Newcrest Mining! Pronamics’ client Newcrest is Australia’s biggest gold producer. While the price of gold is looking pretty shiny right now, Newcrest never forgets that sustainability is key to a viable future. Check out their Sustainability Vision – worker safety, environmental care, support for local communities and ethical business practices […]

Industry Awards: Australian Construction Awards

Finalists for 2020 Australian Construction Awards. While the awards ceremony has been postponed due to COVID-19, Pronamics would still like to recognise and congratulate the finalists for the 2020 Australian Construction Awards. We are very proud to see quite a few of our clients on the shortlist, and we wish everyone good luck!

Industry Feature: Fulton Hogan

Fulton Hogan has the experience to land the work. Back in 2016, the Gold Coast Airport was in dire need of an upgrade to handle the expected increase in traffic that would come with the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Fulton Hogan brought extensive experience in airport infrastructure to this $47.6 million project, impressing the client with […]

Should you send that Error Report?

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