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The UK Construction Industry: Impact of the Recession

INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: Background Information According to the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR), the UK construction industry has 250,000 firms employing 2.1 million people,...

Unethical Act Among Contractors: Class F in Selangor'

1.0 INTRODUCTION Contractors are the independent entity that agree to construct certain number or quantity of goods, material, equipment personnel ,or services that meet the requirement...

Causes of Construction Delays

This chapter gives an idea of what construction delays are, how are they defined and what are their types and comparison of them. Delays can...

Application of Thermal Insulation

1.2 - Problem Statement Energy saving in buildings has become a question of crucial importance in many countries. At the same time, the requirements for satisfactory...

Development of Sustainability in Urban Living

The Compact City and Sustainable Development Recent research has proved that the form of a town or a city can affect its sustainability (1). This is...

Solar Water Heating System in Malaysian Homes

Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Project Title A study into solar water heating system in Malaysian Homes 1.2 Problem Statement Malaysia has favourable climatic conditions for the development of solar...

Blue-collar Skilled Worker Shortage in Construction Industry

1.2 Introduction Malaysia is presently experiencing a new era of prosperity. The government formulated and implemented a series of development plans and laid foundation for the...

Selection of Procurement Strategy

1.0 INTRODUCTION A major determinant of project success is the selection of the most appropriate procurement strategy which will be used as a frame work to...

Role Of The Quantity Surveyor in Construction

1.1 Background to the Study A competent design team is crucial for any new building project according to Lee (2008:127). The quantity surveyor can be a...

Emerging Real Estate Market in Mumbai

Introduction: India has firmed up its place in the world business space prompting global business houses to sit up and take a fresh view on India...

Psychometrics in the Construction Industry

Abstract This dissertation is about evaluating the use of psychometrics in the construction industry. The document will also present the main aims and objectives of the...

Construction of School Building Project Proposal

1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Tanzania after realizing the fact that education is a sure means towards the improvement of the country's economy; it formulated the Education and...

Pre-fabrication Technology and Conventional Construction

1.1 Introduction Construction industry plays an important role in Malaysia's economy. Therefore, it is important to introduce more advance or new technologies from overseas to our...

Replacing Fossil Fuels | Dissertation

Abstract This research provides guidance as to the most successful style of renewable energy in replacing the current dominant fossil fuels in the future. This success...

Occupational Health And Safety Impact in Construction

The main aim of the research is to study the impact of occupational health and safety in construction industry. It will also aim at identifying...

Nigerian Construction Industry Performance

Chapter Two of this research comprises a comprehensive review of literature relating to the Nigerian construction industry and its performance, Value Management and its application...

Natural Recycling of Aggregate

Introduction For many years peoples have been trying to keep the environmental clean and mention the natural balance of life. The scientific studies provide us the...

Methods of Value Engineering

CHAPTER1: INTRODUCTION In future the proactive and effective manage of cost, contracts, communication and claims – the four Cs- will consistently become more important to developers...

Management of Contractual Risks

1 Introduction Managing risk should be a fundamental part of bidding for Building or Highways work. Risk is described by Atkinson (2001) as the 'probability of...

Integrated Project Delivery Process (IPD) Management

1.3 Aims and Objectives The overall aim of the project is to managing project communication in IPD process by selection of team which include owner, architecture,...

Satisfaction of Occupants in PV 10 Condominium

The Study of Satisfaction Level of Occupants towards the Maintenance and Facilities in PV10 Condominium Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Background The population in Malaysia is on a rapid growth and...

Production of Lightweight Concrete Decorative Tiles

1.2 Aim To produce the lightweight concrete decorative tiles by using waste materials with different attractive colour and pattern. 1.3 Objectives To achieve the properties of lightweight concrete...

Legal Issues of ICT Use in the Construction Industry

Abstract While in the 21st century the construction industry prefers to conduct business using the information and communication technologies (I&CT), the presence of legal issues pertaining...

Strategies for Risk Management in Construction

1.1 Introduction Risk management is one of the subfields on nine knowledge area in project management. Risk management is about managing uncertainty that inherent in most...

Impact of Stakeholder Management on Construction Industry

1.0 Introduction/Background Project management is an evolving discipline which is relatively new in both practice and academics hence knowledge is drawn from other disciplines to further...

Effect of Prefabrication Methods on Housing in the UK

Would the Increasing Use of Prefabrication Methods in the Construction Industry Significantly Reduce the Housing Shortage Within the UK? Chapter 1 Problem Specification There is a widespread belief...

Popularity of Timber Frame Construction

1.0 INTRODUCTION This report will look at the increasing popularity surrounding timber frame construction in the construction industry. It will look at why this trend is...

Lean Principles in Construction

Executive Summary Toyota is a name that when seen brings an image of high quality, durability, cost/fuel efficient and best value for money in the car...

Impact of Mobile Communications on Construction Industry

1. INTRODUCTION The total annual turnover of the building and construction industry in most economies around the world amounts to billions of dollars per annum, contributing...

Process Management Methods for Construction Performance

ABSTRACT The purpose of this research was to study how the construction performance can be improved by adopting the process management approaches, in order to provide...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Green Building

Green building was developed in the 1970s, during the energy crisis, when people finally realised that they needed to save energy and alleviate environmental problems. The...

Effect of the Recession on Sustainable Development

Sustainability has been on the lips of everyone involved in the construction industry for the last 10 years. However, the issue of Sustainability arouse first...

Forms of Contract for Construction Work

1.0 Introduction - The Scenario A leading manufacturer of confectionery in the UK suffered a devastating fire at their factory in Sheffield. Their insurers have authorised...

Bespoke Form of Contracts: A Scourge or Necessity?

Chapter 1 Introduction Research Rationale The use of standard forms of contract, FIDIC Red book (Red Book - Engineer/ employer designed - Contractor executed)...

Diversity and Structure of the Construction Industry

1.1 Introduction: This chapter illustrates how unique, huge, diverse and enormously complex is the construction industry. This industry generally constitutes of enterprises and professionals whose primary...

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