Moreland Property Group Leading Property

02 Nov 2017

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Introduction -Thirupan The Moreland property group is the leading property developers in Sri Lanka since 1990. The company plans to develop a property on the site which is located No 2, Galle Road, Colombo 3. This report written by the consultants of the company to the chairperson of the Moreland property group Mr. Neil ...

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Construction Industry Is A Vehicle

02 Nov 2017

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I hereby declare that this project report is based on my original work except for citations and quotations which have been duly acknowledged. I also declare that it has not been previously and concurrently submitted for any other degree or award at UTAR or other institutions. Signature : Name : ID No. : Date ...

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Ask Someone To Assist With Cap

02 Nov 2017

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Introduction - Ask someone to assist with CAP – South Africa is the only country on the African continent that uses nuclear energy to generate electricity. The Koeberg Nuclear Power Station (Koeberg) that ensures a reliable supply of electricity to the Western Cape has operated safely for more than 25 years having a further active ...

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The History About Green Technology

02 Nov 2017

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INTRODUCTION: Green technology has several technological subjects such as Renewable Energy, Green Building, Environmentally preferred purchasing, Green chemistry, Green Nanotechnology. Green building is a technological subject area under ‘Green Technology’. It starts from where the building should be located and what sort of materials are to be used. Usually a lot of materials and ...

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Public Private Partnership Would Be Used

02 Nov 2017

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1.1 Introduction In the 2002/2003 budget, it was announced that Public Private Partnership would be used as a new form of procuring and financing infrastructure projects and services in the Mauritian public sector. At Paragraph 100 of the Budget Speech (2002/2003), it was mentioned that: "Government will establish a frame work for a PPP Scheme. PPP ...

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The Energy Network Upgrade

02 Nov 2017

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Name Instructor Course Energy Integration Project This is a project plan of an integrated energy plan to be implemented in the Latin American region, Brazil area to be precise. This project will entail the integration of hydro-electric energy, which is already predominantly there, with other nonrenewable ...

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Use Of Bim Affect The Future Role

02 Nov 2017

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Name: Patrick O’Neill Award: Bsc (Hons) Quantity Surveying Module code: 6CN010 Department: School of technology Student no: 1023268 Supervisor: John Reynolds Date: 20th April 2013 "Presented in partial fulfilment of the assessment requirements for the above award". Declaration "This work or any part thereof has not previously been presented in any form to the University, ...

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Measurement Take Off Works Techniques

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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1. A new trainee Quantity Surveyor has been provided for you by your Senior Quantity Surveyor and asks you to train him and get his assistant for your work. Now you are planning to give him measurement take off works. Before giving, instruct him by demonstrating the different ways of using measurement in your day to day work and explain how the technique differs according to ...

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High Level Design HLD

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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High level design High level design (HLD) gives the complete system design of functional architecture and database design. For the developers it is very much important to understand how the flow of the system is. In this phase the system design team testers team and the customers plays an important role. For this entry criteria are required the document that is SRS and the ...

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Foundations and Earthworks Problems

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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a) There are four types of foundation loads as follow: Firstly, live loads. Live loads is produced by the users of a home. Example, people, furniture, storage items. The affects of the load is exert force on almost all of a house’s. To design floor systems that limit deflection & vibration. Secondly, dead load. That means, forces incurred due to the weight of all the materials ...

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Effect of Weather on Construction Labour Productivity

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Effect of Hot and Cold Weather on Construction Labour Productivity EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The research deals with the variation of labour productivity in extreme weather conditions in India. As we head more and more into the rural areas for construction the labourers are faced with unprecedented weather conditions as extreme cold and heat stress combined with other geographical factors. We compare the difference in productivity achieved in ...

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Safe System of Work for Equipment at Height

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Introduction Construction industry’s industrial accidents is more than other industries. The accident rate per 1000 workers was 35.9. Among which the highest number of deaths involved in working at height. Which were related to “fall of person from height”. Working at height in the construction work involving of temporary or transient working environment condition means a lot of inherent hazards and potential hazards. Construction ...

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Terms of a Construction Contract

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Construction Contract What component parts are required for the formation of a contract? There are four components which are essential for the formation of a contract. They are: Offer, Acceptance, Consideration and Intention to create legal relationship What do we mean by terms of a contract? The terms of a contract are the statements that describe the rights and obligations of each ...

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Bascule Bridge Design

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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“DOUBLE LEAF BASCULE BRIDGE” 1. OBJECTIVES: Become familiar with the wood work. Become familiar with lathe machine and drilling machine. Build a simple pulley. 2. INTRODUCTION: A bascule bridge (commonly referred to as a drawbridge) is a moveable bridge with a counterweight that continuously balances a span, or "leaf," throughout its upward swing to provide clearance for boat traffic. It may be single ...

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Industrial Training Report

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Department Of Civil Engineering Industrial Training Report REINFORCEMENT Reinforcement is used to take tensile force and as well as compressive force. Only reinforcement bars carry tensile stress where compressive stress is carried by both reinforcement bars and concrete depending on the situation carry load. Normally steel bar is used as reinforcement because it has enough strength and steel bars are available at required strength with fair ...

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Master Bill Software: Definition, Advantage and Disadvantage

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Define what Master Bill software is? Introduction The surrounding environment construction industry has changed a lot in the past ten years. They are looking for new ways to compete effectively. Enterprise one of the key factors in success is the ability to quickly adapt to changing environmental conditions, continuous innovation, achieves the goal. Organizational knowledge provides this functionality. More specifically, the knowledge of the organization to ...

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WSH Management System with Legal Compliance

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Coordinate WSH Management System with Legal Compliance Background of My organization GREATLAND(S)ENGINEERING PTE,LTD. COMPANY PROFILE GREATLAND(S)ENGINEERING PTE,LTD work with main-con SK Engineering & construction In the Company was prequalified by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore to undertake all major mass transit rail (MRT) system developments with undisclosed contract value. Within half a year, the Company has been awarded MRT contracts with total value exceeding ...

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Strategies for Construction Waste Management

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Introduction The construction sector is an important solid waste generator. In Brazil, the recent economic and politics growth has rapidly encouraged further development and investment in the construction sector. Nevertheless, such speedy growth of the Brazilian’s construction has brought an elevated concern and attention to the waste problem and its management for a developing country growth like Brazil. Nagalli, 2012 Like in Europe, Brazil ...

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Construction Reflective Assignment

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Introduction This report evaluates and analyses 4 issues which arose from a construction project and solutions have been recommended. A reflective essay is included to provide an amicable solution to the issue. Background Information Smart Developments are a commercial development company based in Leeds with goals to provide new sustainable buildings in Leeds. The first development is a £10,000,000.00 project to build ...

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Challenges in Highway Road Construction in Nigeria

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Dissertation Proposal Challenges in Highway Road Construction in Nigeria. Research Questions: Why is there a high number of highway roads in poor conditions especially in the eastern part of the country? Why is there abandoned highway roads across Nigeria despite huge investments in highway construction? Why this there a poor maintenance culture of roads across the country? Hence, this proposed dissertation would aim to ...

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Competitive Advantage of a Construction Company

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Part B Assume that you manage a company – ABC Construction, which your company has the scale similar to YTL. By using 5 forces model (and any other analysis tools), access your competitive advantage in the property development industry. For this question, assumptions are made to ABC Construction which has similar scale to YTL. However, to increase the competitiveness advantage of the company, I would also like to ...

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Use of Green Energy Bricks in Construction

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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NON – STRUCTURAL MATERIAL (BRICKS) The General Concept of Green Material The concept of sustainable building incorporates and integrates a variety of strategies during the design, construction and operation of building projects. The use of green building materials and products represents one important strategy in the design of a building. There are many benefits of using green material to the building owner and building ...

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Types of Foundations, Building Frames and Partitions

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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TASK 1.1 Alternative sub-structure solutions: In any building the superstructure, substructure (foundations) and the supporting soil acts in a coordinated way to give structural stability. Therefore the foundations act as connection between superstructure and the ground. Successful foundations should be: Foundations must be at minimum depth and size without exceeding the allowable bearing capacity of the soil. They must be strong enough to provide stability ...

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Importance of Project Management in Construction Industry

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Task 1 Advantages of the client using project management approaches to secure their aims and objectives for the project; Creating the concise and method for the entire task, including where subsidizing may be gotten. Formulating a general advancement program for the task. Selecting and delegating the specialists. Prompting on task dangers. Prompting on acquisition choices. Dealing with the improvement of financing applications. Task 2 ...

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The Construction and Building Materials Industry in Vietnam

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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This part of the research provides a deeper view on Vietnam building materials industry with concentration on the recent business situation of construction and building materials market. Information about building materials firms is also provided. 1.1 Construction and real estate Vietnam’s economy has gone through a struggling period of insubstantial credit expansion, because of the decelerated development in the banking system characterized by non-performing loans (NPLs) ...

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Sustainability Indicators in a Project Life Cycle

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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INTRODUCTION A typical meaning of sustainability is hard to build, which represents a test when endeavouring to achieve agreement on the most ideal route in which it might be accomplished, (Mog, 2004). Various stakeholders have begun to adopt the technique of sustainable building, (Zhang, 2014). Developing consideration and interest over the social and environmental impact of business and how the social and environmental (surroundings, habitat, climate) ...

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Structural Strengthening Methods

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 GENERAL Strengthening or upgrading of a structure may be required quite often due to several reasons. Many a times, loads due to seismic forces or wind forces are not taken into account while designing the structure or sometimes a higher load carrying capacity is required in case the use of the structure changes. In such cases, strengthening of a structure may be ...

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Sectors Involved in the Construction Industry

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Task 1 Identify and explain two types of sectors involved in our construction industry. Describe the relationship of size organization and production of work carried out. Give an example for the relevant situation in construction industry. - Private sector The private sector is usually privately owned and not part of the government organizations. These often include companies (including profit and non-profit), partnerships and charities. A simple ...

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Roles and Responsibilities in Construction Project

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Task 1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved in the planning and design phases. Owner An owner is the person who owns the project and has full authority to control the whole project. He is mainly involved in the process for supporting the financial matter for the construction project to go through easily. He has to pay for fees and charges associated with the ...

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Review of a Construction Company

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Introduction Construction industry has developed rapidly in last few dictates. Today it becomes very essential for a country for its development. It spreads from the small to the large scale construction. The most obvious thing about the construction Industry is that its products are exceedingly expensive and have a long run tendency to increase in price faster than most other goods and services. This report is ...

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Properties of Materials used in Construction

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Timber: Cut it from the trees, very strong, cut it with long pieces and can reduce the length easily We can use for all building no specific place, we use timber because it is strength enough Clay: One of oldest building s materials, among other ancient, naturally occurring geologic material such as stone Almost clay is used as a roof. We use it because it ...

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Project Performance Evaluation by Earned Value Analysis

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Project Performance Evaluation by Earned Value Analysis – A Case Study Abstract- Earned Value management (EVM) is a well-known project management tool that uses information on cost, schedule and work performance to track the current status of the project. It uses information on cost, schedule and work performance to establish the current status of the project. The calculation of earned value is a very effective tool ...

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Project Management: Defining Success

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The report focuses upon the constituents of project success and provides key recommendations to enhance the company’s policy manual and understanding. The constituents are: Timescale Cost Quality Health and Safety Legacy Case studies examining projects which are established as being excessively flawed in one or more area feature: The Boston ‘big dig’, USA (timescale, cost, quality, safety) Qatar 2022 ...

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Problems Related to Building Services

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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TASK 1 Define the term “Building Services” A building which makes it safe and comfortable to be in under the title ‘Building Services’. The building also must do what it was designed to dony not just provide shelter but also be an enviroment for living, work and achieve. According to Roger Greeno (2000), services are the nerve system of a building. Discuss the ...

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Principles of Construction Management

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Generic Learning Outcomes: Level 5 - Intermediate Criteria for Assessment Level 5 (Level 4 plus the following) Distinction Merit Good Pass Pass Detailed and thorough knowledge and understanding of the main issues and theories within the subject matter. Demonstrated an in-depth understanding of the ...

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Methods of Acoustics and Sound Insulation

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Acoustics and Sound Insulation ABSTRACT Acoustics is the study of sound. The knowledge of this field is necessary as it helps in creating peaceful surroundings. The technical knowhow of sound insulation has been helpful in constructing functional theatres, hospitals, Auditoriums, jam pads, etc. Sound is created when a surface vibrates. When this vibration is periodic or rhythmic then the sound produced is pleasing to the ears ...

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Construction Incident Report of Hospital

16 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Introduction This report looks at incidents that have occurred on a project to extend and refurbish a cancer centre at a North-West Hospital. Assumptions With sectional completion dates, it is taken section cannot commence until the previous section has been completed (Chappell, 2011), with all the incidents relating to section 1. The contractor has issued their master programme as clause 2.9.1.2 of the contract, this ...

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Construction of Buildings in Low Temperatures

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Introduction Due to the freezing temperature in winter seasons, some people would prefer to take shelter inside houses where fireplace can warm the body. These houses are commonly built made of either wood or concrete. But not for the Inuit people. The Inuit people constructed homes and villages using snow. Yes, that's right, snow. Why would anyone create a shelter in the tundra region using ...

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Project Construction Management

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Date: 22nd March 2017 Dear VU Pty. Ltd., RE: Construction Management Services I refer to your advertisement regarding the delivery of construction management services, as tendered online on 8th March 2017 and thus desire to express our interest in executing the expected objectives of the project. Best builders and management services had been established in the year 2005 and for the ...

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NMA BCAR & Site Stage Procedures

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Stage Pre Start /Site clearance Applicable B.Regs Preparation of site. C1 The ground to be covered by a building shall be reasonably free from vegetable matter. Dangerous substances. C3 Reasonable precautions shall be taken to avoid danger to health and safety caused by substances (including contaminants) found on or in the ground to be covered by a building. "Contaminant" includes any substance which is ...

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Flexural Response of Concrete Structures

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Chapter 2: Literature Review Introduction This chapter provides a literature review on the previous studies that have been conducted on the flexural response of FRP/FRC structures. Previous studies related to the effect of using discrete fibers on the concrete properties are first presented with a focus on the use of non-metallic fibers. Later in the chapter, previous studies conducted on continuous FRP-reinforced structures ...

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Project Management Specification of Services

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Establishment Establish a Project Control Group (PCG) comprising of: A representative of the Principal (BOT Representative); A representative of the Project Manager; The design team leader (to be appointed), by invitation of the BOT Representative or Project Manager; and The Quantity Surveyor (to be appointed), by invitation of the BOT Representative or Project Manager. Assist the BOT Representative with procuring ...

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Comparison of Building Contracts

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Module: 6CN011 Contract Administration and Dispute Resolution Module Leader: Issaka Ndekugri Assessment: Terms of Contract; Critical Evaluation; Question standard practise Student:Samuel Perkins - 0922366 Word Count: 3442/ 3500 Introduction This Assignment aims to compare and contrast the various aspects of both the SBC/Q 2011 Standard Building Contract against the NEC 3 Engineering and Construction Contract: priced with Bill of Quantities 2013. Throughout the assignment ...

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Challenges to the UK Building Industry Regulations

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Literature Review The Building (construction) industry is complex in nature. It involves several stakeholders with different procedure, process and perception; therefore, there are bound to be conflicts and disputes amongst them. Jaffar et al. [Jaffar, Abdul Tharim, et al. 2011] noted that a study undertaken by Kumaraswamy and Yogeswaran [Kumaraswamy and Yogeswaran 1998] provided a good reference of the common sources of construction disputes that ...

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Specification for a Concrete Footpath

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PUBLIC SAFETY The area was taped and coned of so no traffic could intrude. The excavation was fenced off with orange fencing so no pedestrians could have access. EXCAVATION: Excavate total area to required depth 150mm and remove all waste from site,Excavations are generally undertaken using the correct machines (8 tone digger)was used for this job. And the work undertaken is to ...

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Impact of Introducing Performance Management Initiative

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Significance of Performance Management Initiatives It is known that the performance management is having importance for the both, the employers and the employees. In relevance, employers having the implementation of the performance management system results in having the adequate understanding regarding the effectiveness of the employees' contribution to the achievement of the organizational objectives. Kuvaas, Dysvik, & Buch (2014), stated that the presence of the ...

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Risk Assessment Strategy of Eco Town

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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  Contents Introduction Stakeholders Objectives and Concerns Primary Stakeholders Secondary Stakeholders Critical Success Factors Risk Assessment Strategy Defining the Boundary for Assessment Assessment Approach Stakeholders Involved Risk Identification and Classification Rules Classification of Risks Rating of Risk Events Risk Mitigation Plans Conclusion References Appendices 1. Introduction This report aims at developing a risk assessment strategy for NW ...

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UK Construction Industry Health and Safety Analysis

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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To formulate a Comparative Analysis of the Health and Safety Practices and Procedures to the UK Construction Industry and their application to a Large Commercial Construction Organisation Rebecca Barraclough Table of Contents Rationale Introduction Aims, Objectives & Hypothesis Aims Objectives Hypothesis Null Hypothesis Initial Literature Review Methodology 1. Rationale The increased emphasis on health and safety in the construction ...

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Project Needs in Construction

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Construction Methodology Construction Method Statement The Work comprises of construction of New Media Center at Tauranga. Construction work includes site setting up, foundation, piles, concrete work, furniture work, roofing system, brickwork, internal and external wall, doors and windows and ceiling. Delivering new facilities include: - Excavation for sub-structure Use machinery for super structure Plumbing and electric fitting The building will have ...

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Development of the Quantity Surveying Role

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The report within analyses and documents the historical development of the Quantity Surveying role from inception to modern day practice, the roles and responsibilities of the Professional Quantity Surveyor and Contractor's Quantity Surveyor, along with the importance and relevance of key skills to the role of the QS. The Quantity Surveyor role was born in the United Kingdom, shortly after the birth of the Royal ...

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Bidding for Event Management

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Background/Context Western Australian Football League (WAFL) was first established in 1885 and is based in Perth, Western Australia. WAFL is partnered with the seven network and sponsored by McDonalds. WAFL currently has nine teams competing in a 24 rounds season which commences in March and concludes in September each year. The 2017 grand final will be played on the 23rd September at the Domain in ...

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Effects of Late Procurement for Specialist Subcontractors

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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  1.1. Overview This dissertation sets out to explore the various reasons why there are delays in the subcontractor procurement process in UK Construction Industry. The dissertation will be focusing on purely the private sector of the industry and determining what effects the late procurement can have on the project, both in terms of the commercial and programme implications. The procurement process in construction ...

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Construction Analysis of The Opera House

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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The Opera House was built and is in Sydney, Australia and boasts to be one of the new seven wonders of the world. The Opera House is a world class performing arts center and has become the symbol of Sydney and Australia. A man by the name of Jon Utzon is the man who is responsible for the design of the facility. The facility was ...

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Project Management of School Building Construction

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Beck Catholic Sports College is a blended Roman Catholic optional school and 6th form situated in the Walton zone of Liverpool, England. The school is named after George Beck who was Archbishop of Liverpool from 1964 to 1976. It is a deliberate supported school directed by Liverpool City Council and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool. Diocese supervisor Beck Catholic High School picked up pro ...

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Making the City of Melbourne Sustainable

09 Aug 2017 29 Aug 2017

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Introduction The planet's environment is warming up and our seas are acidifying at disturbing rates since we consume excessively fossil fuel. Essentially, in the event that we need to illuminate environmental change we should go 'net zero' - basically eliminating all greenhouse gas emissions by middle of the century The good news is that there are myriad solutions and innovations to help us tackle climate ...

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BIM Fine Management Perspective

27 Jul 2017 17 Aug 2017

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Under the current development trend of BIM fine management Perspective Keywords: Fine perspective, trends, BIM, model building and analysis. Abstract.Corporate Training is well planned and organized and implemented a systems engineering needs. The application of the refinement of management thinking to corporate training work, training can effectively improve the quality and reduce the cost of training. This article is the idea of fine management application ...

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Preparation for Bricklaying Training

09 Aug 2017

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Introduction The purpose of this document is to identify and confirm the general methodology by which W.A.T.A will carry out bricklaying training at WATA, Old Hartford Road, Houghton WATA recognise the importance of carrying out the work in a safe and controlled manner and ensuring that strict supervision and control measures are maintained throughout the work. WATA will therefore provide the necessary project ...

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Modern Methods of Construction

09 Aug 2017

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DEFINITION: It can be defined as the "the process to produce or construct good quality buildings rapidly with less consumption of resources " Explanation: 3D PRINTING INTRODUCTION 3D printing (sometimes referred to as Additive Manufacturing (AM)) is the computer-controlled layering of materials to form 3 dimensional shapes. It is particularly useful for prototyping and for the manufacturing of geometrically complex components. Depending on the technique ...

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Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings

09 Aug 2017

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Introduction Climate change is a major world issue, average temperatures have risen across the globe by 1oC between 1906 and 2005 with a more rapid increase over the last 50 years (Conserve Energy Future, 2017], this rise has been attributed to global warming (McGrath, 2017). Emissions of gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4) contribute to this global warming and are known ...

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Precast Concrete Advantages and Disadvantages

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Keywords: disadvantages of precast concrete wall panels 1.1 Introduction Precast concreteis a form of construction, where concrete is cast in a reusable mould or “form” which is then cured in a controlled environment, transported to the construction site and lifted into place. By producing precast concrete in a controlled environment (precast plant), the precast concrete is provides the opportunity to properly cure and be closely monitored by ...

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Factors Affecting Buildability of Building Designs

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Keywords: what is buildability, principle of buildability construction Buildability is increasingly become a major requirement in building construction practice. The aim of buildability is use to improve the efficiency of overall building process by developing construction sensitive designs. Nowadays, in Malaysia construction industry, there have facing a lot of problem that will impede the project to process smoothly. In this research, it will highlight what buildability is. ...

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Causes of Deterioration in Buildings

23 Mar 2015 21 Jul 2017

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Keywords: building deterioration causes In this report I'm mainly focusing on deterioration in buildings, needs of planned, cyclical and reactive maintenance, relationship between design, construction, maintenance and cause of dilapidation. Hopefully it is very important report to improve your knowledge. 2.0 Causes of deterioration in building When we talking about this question there are many reasons for deterioration in buildings, many of them having to do simple ...

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Design and Build Procurement Method

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Keywords: design and build procurement If the potential readers of this dissertation within the Middle East region are going to get a better appreciation of the Design and Build procurement method, initially they must understand the advantages and/or disadvantages of this type of procurement method from both the Client's and Contractor's perspective. 4.2 Arguments for Design & Build Both Ndekugri and Turner (1994) argue that the Design ...

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Impact of BIM on Construction

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Keywords: the future of quantity surveying, bim quantity surveying Building Information Modelling is certainly beginning to change the way the building looks and the way they function. This implementation of BIM has taken the construction industry into a new-era where all processes has fasten up, the benefits are not just time and cost savings but also reduction of risks and uncertain in construction process. From the ...

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Occupational Health and Safety Essay

23 Mar 2015 18 Jul 2017

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Keywords: construction health and safety Health and safety is mainly about providing a safe and healthy workplace to the employees. The International Labour Organisation stated a definition of Health and Safety in 1950 "Occupational health should aim at: the promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations; the prevention amongst workers of departures from health caused by ...

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Construction Procurement Methods Compared

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Keywords: construction procurement strategy Procurement is comes from the word of procure which is means "to bring about" and "to acquire". Method is about "organized method, technique, process or procedure" (Rosli Abdul Rashid 2006). Procurement method is an overall management structure and specific management practices used in the project such as houses, office buildings, shopping complex, roads, bridges etc. Traditionally, clients who wished to have projects constructed ...

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Suspended Ceiling Construction

23 Mar 2015 17 Jul 2017

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Keywords: functional requirement of ceiling Advise the client on the selection of the proposed ceiling to be installed in the public exhibition space on the second floor where the suspended aircraft exhibit will be display and the raised access floor solution will be constructed in the offices on the fourth floor. Introduction 1.2 Suspended ceiling A suspended ceiling can be defined as a ceiling which are fixed ...

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Facilities Management Definition and Scope

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Keywords: scope of facility management, scope of facilities management There are many definitions and imprecations of the term 'facilities management'. The British Institute for facilities Management (1996) defines it as: The practice of coordinating the physical workplace with the people and work of an organization, (It) integrates the principle of business administration, architecture and the behavioral and engineering sciences. As the overview of this definition (Figure 1.1) ...

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Importance of Value Management

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Keywords: value management construction, value management benefits The report aims at making the clients aware of the importance of a Value Management (VM) study in their project. It describes the process of the study step by step, the benefits of conducting the study at an early stage and relating the study to specific project issues. It gives a brief understanding of how the VM study works at ...

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Manufacturing Process of Bricks

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A brick has been a common construction material used everywhere for more than 6000 years, and has been in various shape, sizes and were made by mixing many different type of materials, each of them having their own advantage and disadvantage; and formed the basic structure and the "back bone" of many civilisations and was used in a wide range of buildings in centuries from building palaces, ...

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Modern Methods Of Construction

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This dissertation will discuss the effect of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) and particularly the Off-Site Construction (OSC), on the building sector today, and how these methods will contribute to help and resolve social, financial, and environmental difficulties that facing the UK. 1.2 DEFINITION Off-site construction is an application of modern methods of construction MMC where building sector meets the industrial sector, or by other word, a ...

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The Evolution of Quantity Surveying

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Keywords: quantity surveying history Quantity implies amount, number, measure, extent, size, magnitude and mass. Surveyor denotes inspector, assessor, examiner, reviewer and evaluator. The name Quantity Surveyor was originally derived from the initial need for the profession; which is to prepare the Bill of Quantities from plans, describing the material, items of work and the quantities required. Builders also use the Bill of Quantities when submitting tenders in ...

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Tender Reports in Construction

23 Mar 2015 28 Jun 2017

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Keywords: tender report construction, tender report Tender report is an analysis or evaluation report that was prepared by a quantity surveyor about the tenders which submitted by the tenderers. This report was prepared to give suggestions to the public sector client, i.e. the government or the private sector employer about the best contractor for the project through evaluating the submitted tender documents in various aspects and to ...

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Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Concept Analysis

23 Mar 2015 13 Jun 2017

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Keywords: triple bottom line concept, tbl analysis In this assignment, the notion of "Triple Bottom Line" (TBL) reporting is being analysed critically. The definition of the term, created by John Elkington, as well as its concept and general principles (social, environment and economic lines) are discussed in this report. Representations of TBL in the Business and Government Organisations sectors are further explored with its five different interpretations: ...

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Health and Safety in Malaysian Construction

23 Mar 2015 12 Jun 2017

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Malaysia construction industry is the higher fatalities compared with among all the industry in Malaysia table 1 Occupational accident by sector for the category of death from 2009 April to 2011 April shown at below. (Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), 2009-2011). Implementing safety and health requirement should be part of Contractors responsible. (Dongping.F, et al., 2006, p: 434) Contractors comply with Occupational Safety and Health ...

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Quality Assessment System in Construction

23 Mar 2015 12 Jun 2017

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Keywords: qas construction, construction quality assessment, quality of workmanship Quality assessment system in construction industry is a system or method to measure and evaluate the quality of workmanship of a construction work based on the relevant approved standard. This assessment sets out the standard on quality of workmanship for various construction elements of building and infrastructure construction work. The quality of workmanship of a construction work is ...

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Participants in Construction Projects

23 Mar 2015 12 Jun 2017

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Keywords: roles in construction, construction skills, construction project management A construction project is a task undertaken in the production of construction products. The term project in this context is being used for the total activity from inception to commissioning and occupation, involving an agreed and planned objective and total input of specialist participants and their interrelationships. It is a temporary non-recurrent activity that is started, implemented, evaluated ...

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Professionals in Construction Industry

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Who are the professionals in construction industry?The Professionalism in Constructions is a combination of derived significant activities of professionals'. This is mainly related with their job tasks, such as; an active demonstration of the traits of professionals, also the level of professionalism can be evaluated how successful you are in your job and also it can be decided how others' view on you and how far you ...

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Professional Ethics in Construction Industry

23 Mar 2015 07 Jun 2017

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Keywords: ethics in construction, construction industry ethics 1.1 Background In the complex and hectic world of work, it is becoming harder to live and work by values and behaviors based on integrity and principles. Pressures are placed upon professionals of the construction industry, where they do not always act the way they should, and matters are seldom black and white. Even though professionals are trying to the ...

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Bidding Strategy of Construction Companies

23 Mar 2015 07 Jun 2017

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Keywords: bidding strategy construction, bidding in construction, construction bidding strategy Introduction This report aims to assess the value to construction companies of having a defined bidding strategy that is complied with when tendering for new work. The majority of construction companies have a bidding strategy of some form whether it is specified or not, in the instance that a company does not engage in a process of ...

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Bridge Construction Concerns and Problems

23 Mar 2015 07 Jun 2017

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Introduction Scope and aims Structure of report An extensive part of this report was dedicated to the literature review. Though actually the most interesting part is the one which concerns to the results of the vulnerability of bridge of the case study, it is not admissible to neglect all the general considerations based on an extensively research in technical text, through which was possible to determine the ...

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Problems And Challenges Facing The Construction Industry

23 Mar 2015 06 Jun 2017

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Keywords: construction industry technology, construction industry challenges There are numerous important challenges facing today's construction industry that are motivating the adoption of new technologies such as RFID and sensors technology. Some are new to the industry, and some are centuries old. Many of these challenges are a direct result of construction operations, while others a result of indirect, peripheral activities. Some of the construction issues include workforce ...

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Eco-Friendly Sustainable Building

23 Mar 2015 06 Jun 2017

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Keywords: sustainable housing advantages, sustainable building uk, green building benefits People build building and structures for meet their social need and for shelter from out sided attack which is like wind, rain, sunlight and etc. For developer, they build building is to meet economic needs which is for investment and to satisfy corporate objectives. People's lifestyle and the standard of living and also modernized a community can ...

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Importance of Solar Energy Essay

23 Mar 2015 06 Jun 2017

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Keywords: solar energy importance, solar energy debate, solar energy renewable Solar energy is the nature available source of energy; it is continuous providing by the Sun. It is the most important of non-conventional sources of energy therefore it is one of the non-polluting energy and helps in less the greenhouse effect. The method as solar panels absorb energy from sun to gain heat for water heating. ...

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Importance Of Civil Engineering in Britain

23 Mar 2015 06 Jun 2017

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Keywords: civil engineering importance, civil engineering uk Civil Engineering is the key to many of the issues affecting our daily lives. Civil engineers solve most problems and make our live easy and enjoyable. Civil engineering covers several specialized sectors including: buildings of all kinds as well as transport and communications infrastructure, production, storage and distribution of electricity gas and water. Most everything civil engineers do affects our ...

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Causes of Concrete Failure

23 Mar 2015 05 Jun 2017

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Keywords: concrete failure, failure in concrete Concrete and steel are materials commonly used in building construction. Concrete is formed by mixture of aggregates which are sand and stone, and bonded together by water and cement with the proper ratio of 1:2:4 or 1:3:6 which is commonly used. Steel is a material that is manufactured under carefully controlled condition by which its properties are determined in a laboratory. ...

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Importance Of Construction Planning

23 Mar 2015 02 Jun 2017

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Construction planning and preparation play a very important role in today's construction. The effectiveness of the planning and preparation lead to the success of a project including the quality and time consumed in completing the project. A good and properly planned construction site can improve the efficiency and even the safety of the construction operation. Therefore, to construct a good building, the step of planning cannot be ...

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Procurement Route Selection And Analysis

23 Mar 2015 31 May 2017

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Keywords: construction procurement routes The purpose of this report is to evaluate the procurement routes of construct a new auditorium with high specification technology for Heriot Watt University. The report includes defining several procurement routes, determining the recommended procurement route for this project. This report also covers the evaluation of influence factors and the potential benefits for adopting the recommended procurement route. Background Heriot Watt University (HWU) ...

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Environmental Impact Assessment Report For Airport Project

23 Mar 2015 31 May 2017

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Keywords: environmental impact assessment airport, eia report example As an officer with a consultant firm located in a developing country, you are in charge of preparing an Environmental Impact Assessment Report for a new airport project in the capital city. Provide a guideline for such a report, stating important requirements that are needed. Make appropriate assumptions when necessary. Introduction Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a study to ...

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Quantity Surveyor Role Description

23 Mar 2015 31 May 2017

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Quantity surveyor is the person/ firm who manage the cost relating to the construction projects, such as new constructions, maintenance work and renovations. Quantity surveyor monitors the cost of every aspects of a construction project as a cost expert, as well as seeks to minimize the costs of the project and to make more cost savings while ensuring the total cost of project does not exceed the ...

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ICE Construction Contract

23 Mar 2015 30 May 2017

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Keywords: ice contract type, ice contract example, construction ice contract The ICE Conditions of Contract 7th edition Measurement Version 1. Introduction The ICE contract has been around since 1945 and is intended for use on civil engineering work. Civil engineering work is fundamentally different from building work - it involves fewer trades, but can be much bigger in scale; there is greater uncertainty in civil engineering work, ...

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Quantity Surveying: Challenges

23 Mar 2015 26 May 2017

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Keywords: quantity surveyor changes, quantity surveyor problems In future day, the prospect of a quantity surveyor will being an interesting issue to discuss due to the various services, knowledge, and skill it provided. The liability of the role of quantity surveyor will be concerned in the aspects of ability and characteristic of them to adapt in the future development. There will be suspicion toward on how a ...

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Constructing a Multi-Storey Bulding

23 Mar 2015 25 May 2017

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Keywords: multi storey building materials When dealing with a multi-storey building it is important to get the right materials as these materials will hold the structure together, the multi-storey building itself is very large and will be constantly in use as it is a hotel so the building will be subjected to different loads and situations. Loadings on beams, columns, frames, pads and floors can cause many ...

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Risks In Bandra Worli Sea Link Project

23 Mar 2015 24 May 2017

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Keywords: movement of vehicles in mumbai, mumbai urban transport project, ecological compliance in india The Movement of Vehicles in Mumbai city and the Bandra-Worli Sea link project are like disease and anti dote. It is the perfect solution for the site's endless Movement of Vehicles issue. The native rail network provides better tracks, AC coaches and transports million of travellers. The non-rail components have new roads, over ...

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Effects of Disputes in Construction

23 Mar 2015 22 May 2017

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This chapter initially deals with the causes and effects of delays in projects relating to the construction, engineering and IT industries, and the resulting disputes within them. The analytic comparison of delays in each of these industries has then been carried out. Various project case studies, pertaining to the causes and effects of delays and disputes, belonging to each of the above industries have then been included ...

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Role Of The Quantity Surveying Profession

23 Mar 2015 19 May 2017

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In order to identify the role of the Quantity surveyor in the modern UK industry we will review his implications and duties during all the different stages of the construction cycle. Also and for information we will review how a Client appoints a Quantity surveyor and when, in order to understand his early involvements in the process. And finally we will explain how the surveyor claims his ...

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Precast System In Malaysia Construction Industry

23 Mar 2015 19 May 2017

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The world has currently been alarmed with the issue of environment and sustainability, and indeed the construction industry has constantly been worried by the increasing cost of building maintenance and lifecycle issues. Therefore, in the last decade, IBS was promoted to enhance the importance of prefabrication technology rather than conventional method. Industrialised Building System (IBS) can be defined as a construction system in which components or elements ...

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Slump Test With Relevant British Standard

23 Mar 2015 19 May 2017

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Describe the slump test in accordance with relevant British Standard and indicate why it is an important test. How would concrete workability be determined if the concrete is required to be very dry? In accordance with relevant British Standards (BS EN 12350-2:2009), the slump test is important as it determines the consistency of fresh concrete. The fresh concrete is compacted into a mould in the shape of ...

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Roles Of A Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity surveyors, who may also be known as commercial managers or construction cost consultants, are specialists in the financial and contractual aspects of construction projects. They are involved at all stages of the project and are usually appointed by the architect or engineer who has designed the construction. They act as the financial overseer of a particular project, translating the plans into detailed costs. This involves working ...

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Analysis Of The Key Procurement Issues

23 Mar 2015 19 May 2017

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We refer to your management in taking the opportunity to rebuild three of the Cinnamon Grand hotels in South East of the UK ,to a better quality and facilities than before they were destroyed by the bad weather and storm. The rebuild hotels are requiring being in line with the client's policy on architectural significance and aesthetics of the building. The quality of the building is thus ...

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