Client - Curtain Walling Specialist Sub Contractor

Main Contractor - ISG, national turnover in excess of £1bn, principle contractor

Location - Dudley, West Midlands

Material - Structurally glazed curtain walling and frameless glass vents. Captive caped curtain walling screens. Horizontal aerofoil captive and vertically SG bonded curtain walling systems. Emergency escape door sets

South HE block

Assignment Details

  • We were asked to offer an in depth, day to day management operation for this package due to programme issues developing with the project
  • This included the review and monitoring of the installation package including design, procurement and onsite installation coordination
  • Monitoring and reporting on site progress
  • Highlight any possible critical issues and manage to a solution
  • Negotiate and engage Sub Contract packages as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Review and agree on site installation programme with Main Contractor and other Sub Contractors

Project Challenges

  • The package was approx. 30 % installed when we were asked to get involved in the project
  • We immediately assessed the onsite progress and availability of materials to complete the project, in line with the agreed programme
  • We also highlighted any areas of delay by others which were preventing the start or completion of various phases
  • This was a very tight site with a number of other subcontractors working in close proximity to our work, therefore close communication and negotiation was required to ensure the economical completion of areas
  • A number of on site design issues occurred throughout the project which required our input to agree an onsite solutions
  • Large 2.5 m x 4 m SG double glazed units required a specialist site glazing crane operation, which we organized and programmed
  • Certain operations were undertaken out of normal working hours, weekends and nights to ensure programme dates were met
  • Our careful record keeping, reporting and communication was required at all times

Project Results

  • The final installation of the various products works well aesthetically with the other products on the project giving a pleasing and functional building for the end user
  • Our careful recording and communication was essential if it became necessary to protect our clients position
  • Despite a number of issues on site the installation was completed within the revised programme dates
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