Category Archives: Project Finance

CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT – A key Driver of Contractor Success

CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT – A key Driver of Sub-Contractor Success One of the biggest challenges for contractors is CASH FLOW management.  You can make an accounting profit and still get wiped out.  This can happen in any economic climate, but … Continue reading


Ending the Politics Of Infrastructure…by Benjamin Cheatham

The country’s vast network of highways, airports and seaports historically has been a primary source of competitive advantage, but today our vital infrastructure is like a 1976 Chevy—physically and financially outdated. While other countries are exploring new approaches, America’s infrastructure … Continue reading

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The Potential Impact of Changes on Projects

Changes affect much more than cost and schedule. Here is a short list of project areas that can be affected by changes – –                Cost –                Schedule –                Quality –                Performance –                Scope –                Risk –                Commissioning –                Marketing –                … Continue reading

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Construction Estimating

  Like many people in the construction industry, I am confounded by the uncertainty (and occasional mystery) surrounding bidding and estimating.   Why is estimating so difficult?  How can we make it easier?  Why is estimating not a more exact science? … Continue reading

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