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An invoice is a comunication doccument that is used throughout the construction. Issues can occour with invoices if deliveries are not checked before an invoice is signed. If a delivery of 8 pallets of blocks arives and a builder recieves it, tells the hiab where to drop them, signed the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Michael's blog
The slab plan is an important document during the structural phase of construction. A possiable issue that could occur in respects to the slab plan is if thickenings or point loadings are not included. If the slab is poured with out the required thickings than a senerio like this could... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Michael's blog
Shop Drawings for structural steel. An issue that can arrise from doccuments during the structural phase of construction is if shop drawings are not correct. These drawing are drafted from the plans by the contractors drafter and checked by the engineer, cleats or bolt holes may be missing. What was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Michael's blog
during the house construction an inspection was done on the reinforcing steel prior to the ground floor concrete pour. The council inspector noticed that 668 reinforcing steel mesh was used instead of thicker gauge 665. What was meant to happen? The correct mesh was meant to be used, 665 What... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Michael's blog
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