Contractors warn of ‘suicide bids’ since Carillion demise

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  1. The construction industry has many “fat cats” but they are always crying out that they are not making money!
    Market forces bring out the best in innovation and value for money for the public.

  2. The sooner lowest price bidding is banned from the industry the better

  3. In our construction industry, I suggest that MBAs should be broader and feel more like Engineering degrees. Estimators should rely on engineers and project managers to prepare prices and programs for the bid, and to critically review the contract conditions. The upstream design information must be assessed, and the client’s consultants held to task if the information is not adequate.

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