All 2013 Posts PCL Blogs

  • Getting it Right When No One is Watching

    11/25/13
    Henry Ford, the great automobile industrialist of the early 20th century, once said, “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.”
    TAGS: Quality
  • BIM Training for Today’s World

    08/16/13
    At PCL we have begun implementing a training and development program to integrate BIM knowledge across the scope of our project teams.
  • How to Inspire Quality: A Lesson from the Students of Iolani Schools, Hawaii

    07/15/13
    Nestled at the center of the Iolani Schools main campus in Honolulu you will find not only the site of the new Sullivan Center for Applied Studies, but the answer to inspiring a quality construction project.
    TAGS: Quality
  • The Human Side of BIM

    05/22/13
    The amount and quality of technology that construction professionals can draw on today is at an all-time high. But finding the right people to operate the systems is the only true way to efficiency, cost savings, and quality.
  • Quality Starts with Understanding the Vision

    05/09/13
    The first question I typically ask of a project team when I visit a jobsite is, “Have you been to the architect’s office to understand their vision for the project?”
    TAGS: Quality
  • This One’s for My Daughter

    04/02/13
    We use an analogy at PCL to help us remember the importance of meeting the needs of our clients. We compare our projects to a meal that a customer might order in a restaurant.
    TAGS: Quality
  • Does Quality Have a Face?

    02/19/13
    I have been in the construction industry for over 25 years, working all across North America for PCL Construction. Throughout this journey I have often wondered what makes for a quality project. Does quality have a face?
    TAGS: Quality