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Fidic Red Book

The use of standard forms of contract, FIDIC Red book (Red Book - Engineer/ employer designed ...

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Construction Sierra Leone

The state of the country’s economy, immediately after independence from the British Colony in 1961 up to the 1970’s... ...

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Center For Technology In Government

The report is about the construction of new Center of Technology in Government which is a high tech facility with office space and is to be built in Liverpool, United Kingdom. ...

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Thermal Insulation In Buildings In Malaysia

Energy saving in buildings has become a question of crucial importance in many countries. At the same time, the requirements for satisfactory indoor climate with low electricity consumption have increased which prompt the supply and demand for energy efficient homes. The battle against global warming shall start from home insulation to reduce green house gas emission. In developed countries, government has even allowed tax credit to house owners for costs incurred in carrying out home insulation works which meets the urgent need in the fight against global warming. In Malaysia, the common answer from the public in general to make...

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Government Low Carbon Housing Demands Effects On Contractors

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 in a Report named ‘Our Common Future’. This then prompted the need for the conference in Brazil (1992). Discussed in this conference were the core principles of sustainability being; ‘Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their own needs’ Greene, D. (1997)...

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Construction Industry World Wide

Construction industry is regarded as one of the most hazardous industries in UK and world wide. ...

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Managing Risk In Building Or Highway Work

Managing risk should be a fundamental part of bidding for Building or Highways work. Risk is described by Atkinson (2001) as the “probability of an occurrence of a hazard and the magnitude of the consequences?. Consequently risk may also be considered as the possibility of an experience happening and the resultant effect of the experience if it ere to take place....

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Increasing Popularity Surrounding Timber Frame Construction

This report will look at the increasing popularity surrounding timber frame construction in the construction industry. It will look at why this trend is continuing across the UK and how this form of construction can be applied to various building types. Timber frame construction is most notably used in parts of the world such as USA, Canada and Australia but it is being used more frequently throughout the UK in more recent times as well. Year on year the market share for timber frame construction has increased. Scotland is leading the way in this field by using timber frame construction...

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Pre Fabrication Technology In Malaysia

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 country in order to growth the economy. Pre-fabrication technology is a new construction method in construction industry. This technology has been widely used in many countries due to many pros it has over the traditional construction methods, which is cast in-situ method....

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Project Proposal For Construction Of Education Centre

Tanzania after realizing the fact that education is a sure means towards the improvement of the country’s economy; it formulated the Education and Training Policy year 1995 which integrated in the formal school system what was called. This is for children aged between 3 years and 6years. The major objective is to introduce pre-schools in every primary school. The government wants these pre-schools to be run by local governments, private institutions and individuals to build and operate pre-schools. The major objective of initiating per-schools is to bring up children by promoting and enriching the experiences so far acquired by the...

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Increasing Prefabrication Methods

Construction Dissertations | Custom Dissertations - There is a widespread belief that a housing shortage exists in the UK. Although all regions are expected ...

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Building Information Modelling

As expressed in the Egan report (1998), the UK construction industry is a significant contributor to the domestic economy in the UK that it is simply too important to be overlooked. ...

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Sustainable Development

Construction Dissertations | Recent research has proved that the form of a town or a city can affect its sustainability ...

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Upholstery Markets

Before the early twentieth century, upholstered furniture was not common household furniture ...

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Selecting The Most Appropriate Procurement Strategy

A major determinant of project success is the selection of the most appropriate procurement strategy which will be used as a frame work to acquire the services of professionals in the industry (Morledge at al, 2006). This report presents the stages that have to be gone through in other to select the best procurement strategy for Janus Leisure plc....

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Natural Recycling Waste

Construction Dissertations - For many years peoples have been trying to keep the environmental clean and mention the natural balance of life... ...

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Denver International Airport Project

1.1 Is the decision to build a new airport at Denver a strategically sound decision? Give Reasons for your opinion....

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Maintenance Facilities Condominium

The population in Malaysia is on a rapid growth and this can be seen in the last three (3) years, 2007 – 2009. ...

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Occupational Health And Safety In Indian Construction Industry

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 the attitude of construction organisations as well as employees towards occupational health and safety in India. To support the research, survey questionnaire and a telephone interview was conducted. It helped it achieving objectives of the research....

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Role Of The Quantity Surveyor

A competent design team is crucial for any new building project according to Lee (2008:127). The quantity surveyor can be a very valuable addition to the design team for the client, giving expert advice on contractual and financial matters. The quantity surveyor will have the client’s interest as his number one priority and his services can be of great value to any person considering constructing a new building....

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Construction Project Planning

This chapter will review the literature which has been used for this dissertation ...

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Bus Transport Project In Malaysia

Transportation is a system that considers the complex relationships between networks, the demand and space. Transit on the other hand is dominantly an urban transportation mode. Since transit is a shared public service, it potentially benefits from economies of agglomeration related to high densities and from economies of scale related to high mobility demands. Mass bus transit is highly suitable for any university campus, which experiences a high volume of traffic flow during a fixed time frame. Space on the other hand is limited due to its characteristic built environment. ( Reshmi Mukherjee, 2003)...

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Design And Propose Cast In Place Pile Foundation For A Tower Building Project

Pile foundations are used to carry a load and transfer the load of a given structure to the ground bearing, which is found below the ground at a considerable depth. ...

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Site Waste Management Plans In Construction Industry

Construction waste has a major impact on the environment in both develop and developing countries and have a negative effect on the national economy. Tremendous amounts of construction waste have been generated from ongoing new construction works, as well as renovation and demolition works. With the demands in implementing major infrastructure projects together with many commercial building and housing development programmes, a large amount of construction waste is being produced by the construction sector. In this situation, not only a large amount of money is paid to handle construction waste, but also valuable land is consumed for waste disposal. Construction...

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Impact Of Mobile Communication Technology In The Construction Industry

The total annual turnover of the building and construction industry in most economies around the world amounts to billions of dollars per annum, contributing approximately 10 per cent of GDP (Olomolaiye et al, 1998, quoted in Farin et al 2001) ...

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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. ...

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Lightweight Concrete Decorative Tiles

To produce the lightweight concrete decorative tiles by using waste materials with different attractive colour and pattern....

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