Today, slate is understood as asbestos-cement sheets made of Portland cement with the introduction of asbestos fibers into it. The history of slate dates back more than a century, and during this time it has become a very common building material. At one time this is the most commonly used type of roof, although today it is gradually being displaced by other materials. However, the scope of slate is still quite wide, which makes the business of its production a very promising direction.
Slate production has several competitive manufactures, which can greatly affect entry into the market at first. Today, other materials are often installed as a roof, considering slate to be obsolete and unsafe material. In fact, like all other types of roofing, asbestos-cement sheets have their advantages and disadvantages, and it is impossible to say that they are clearly worse than their alternatives. If only Continue reading
Construction has always been an attractive industry for investment. Perhaps this is generally one of the most interesting areas of activity. To create something durable that will serve people as a refuge, a place of rest or creation of values in the process of work – what could be more pleasant? And the solution of architectural and engineering problems is always a challenge for an inquiring mind.
However, construction as an object of entrepreneurial activity, with all its attractiveness, is not so affordable. The organization of a more or less serious construction company requires appropriate specialized knowledge, experience, as well as considerable capital investments for the purchase of machinery and equipment, hiring workers, etc. There are various options for organizing a business in this area – you can minimize your own investments by attracting capital from the customer (shared construction), attracting subcontractors to reduce the cost of your own equipment, use the earthly funds Continue reading
Technological trends – cloud solutions, robotics, radio frequency sensors – over the past few years have swept almost all sectors of the global economy. Successful will be those few Russian players who already today see themselves as part of the global market and are guided by the best world practices
Some of the technological threads are undergoing a fundamental transformation, such as logistics, in which, according to forecasts, within 10 years, platform solutions will turn the transportation itself into commodity and assign a very modest role in the business process directly to the contractor. The rest simply use the achievements of progress to optimize their processes and increase their speed and efficiency. Continue reading