The construction industry is an essential economic sector that deals with the development, construction, renovation, and maintenance of various types of buildings and infrastructures, such as homes, offices, factories, bridges, and roads. This sector encompasses a wide range of professions and specializations, such as architects, engineers, contractors, project managers, carpenters, bricklayers, and electricians, who collaborate to create safe, functional, and sustainable structures.
Construction of buildings and development of building projects
The industry of general civil and utility construction and project development includes companies involved in the design, construction, and development of various types of buildings and infrastructure projects. This includes homes, commercial buildings, industrial complexes, office buildings, schools, hospitals, and other types of buildings. Companies in this industry have expertise in project management, design, engineering, construction, and installation, and are responsible for managing the entire construction cycle, from planning and design to the final delivery and occupancy of the building.
Ground, water, and road construction (GWW) includes the construction, maintenance, and renovation of infrastructure such as roads, bridges, tunnels, dikes, locks, quays, sewers, and water pipelines. It also includes the creation of green areas, playgrounds, and parking lots. Various specialists work in this field, such as engineers, project managers, architects, designers, construction workers, machine operators, plumbers, electricians, and landscape architects. The work can be carried out in both the public and private sectors, and collaboration with other sectors such as energy, telecom, and transportation is common.
Specialised construction activities
Specialised construction work includes a wide range of services that focus on specific aspects of construction, such as laying foundations, installing roofing, placing walls, and performing carpentry. These services are carried out by skilled professionals with specific expertise and knowledge of the construction materials, techniques, and tools needed to safely and efficiently carry out the work.