Author: J. Nolan
30 November 2012
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Chief Executive Martin Powell reflects on some of the Institution's activities and accomplishments over the last 12 months and looks ahead to the exciting projects and plans in place for 2013 and beyond.
All articles published in the December 2012 issue.
Whilst, for most projects, contractors and temporary works designers are the lead players, permanent works designers will always play at least two important roles: a technical one (the design of the permanent works determines what temporary works are needed and what the primary loads will be) and a managerial one (ensuring that appropriate contractual provision and arrangements are in place). John Carpenter outlines the important (and often unsung) role that temporary works play in a construction project.