Construction firm builds reputation for efficient project management with Aconex

Project name: Richard Crookes Constructions | Industry: Residential & CommercialProject size: US$180 million | Location: New South Wales, Australia

Richard Crookes has chosen Aconex solutions for all of its projects – more than 30 over the past eight years – including the Australian Defense Force Academy, Kinghorn Cancer Centre, the University of Western Sydney Community and Administrative Building, and the University of New South Wales Kensington Colleges Student Accommodation.

Challenges

  • Large volumes of information – documents, drawings and correspondence items.
  • Difficulty of managing document control.
  • Cumbersome project collaboration systems.
  • Reluctance of project teams to engage with and adapt to other systems.

Solutions

  • Single, central repository for all project documents and communications.
  • Streamlined collaboration between different organizations in a neutral environment.
  • Access, distribution, tracking, and archiving of files in real time.
  • Cloud-based platform for fast, flexible deployment and lower total cost of ownership.

Results

  • Firm processes more than 220,000 documents and 400,000 items of correspondence on the platform each month.
  • Clients and contractors find it easy to use.
  • Firm is seen as more proficient because of the way it runs projects.
  • Aconex meets strict requirements for data security.
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