Digital construction technology goes mobile at Center Parcs

PBC Today | August 19, 2020

John Sisk & Sons deployed Site Progress Mobile from Elecosoft to deliver woodland cabins for Center Parcs. In late 2017, John Sisk & Son (Sisk) was awarded the contract to build the guest lodges and central leisure buildings at the hotly anticipated €233m Center Parcs at Longford Forest near Ballymahon in Ireland. It would accommodate up to 2,500 guests in nearly 470 lodges, distributed across the 400 acres of beautiful woodland. With 466 individual lodges to build over 68 weeks across a huge site, Sisk knew that sustaining the pace of work, keeping abreast of progress and deploying its resources effectively would be paramount. Powerproject is Sisk’s planning software of choice, and its project managers are very familiar with it. When the Center Parcs project was confirmed, Sisk decided to take up Elecosoft’s offer to trial the companion mobile app, Site Progress Mobile, hoping that it would help them keep a closer eye on activities, resources and progress across this large area. Project leader Cormac Fitzpatrick and lead planner Damien Gallagher explained how Site Progress Mobile was put to work and how it helped them to successfully manage progress on the Center Parcs build.

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