How to become an Estimator

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HOW CAN I BECOME AN ESTIMATOR? Thinking about Estimating as a career? We’ve talked about reasons it might be right for you, and the earning potential it has. We’ve talked about how Construction Estimator is now on the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List as the government tries to encourage the teaching of estimating skills to younger […]

Green Steel will Revolutionize the Industry

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WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR GREEN STEEL? Innovation And Clean Energy Transform The Steel Industry Worldwide Steel is the backbone of modern industry. Every year over two million tonnes of iron alloy are produced and steel manufacturing directly employs more than six million people. (Source: The demand will not slow down any time soon. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Steel

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WILL GREEN STEEL GET THE GREEN FLAG? Steel yourself for an industry overhaul Steel. It is by and far one of the most important materials in the infrastructure sector. Whether you build roads, railways or ships, steel is essential. The history of steel is a long one, from meteoritic alloys to gradual improvements in iron […]

How to Mentor Younger Estimators

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MENTORING ESTIMATORS A few weeks ago, we spoke about how mentorship can improve your business. Even though many estimators work for themselves and subcontract to larger companies, they still often work in teams and have valuable skills and knowledge to teach. When thinking about how to mentor younger estimators, you need to consider where they […]

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 […]