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...construction industry. It manifests revolutionizing standard the professionals are using in designing and building. Moreover, the IBM is a process and not a software. The role of the software includes facilitating the principle of this new approach. BIM is considered as an independent medium that monitors certain construction project in a way that it is modernize and maybe futuristic and it produces accurate results and cost savings. The aim of this paper includes giving the information about the idea of what is Building Information Modeling and the benefits that it could offer... on the part of the construction industry, to the people, and the government as well. This offers...
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...constructed in lower Manhattan in only two months. Its rear, side, and interior bearing walls were of brick; the floor framing consisted of timber joists and girders. One of the cast-iron walls was load-bearing, supporting the wood floor joists. The innovation was its two street... Introduction Careful selection of environmentally sustainable building materials is the easiest way for architects to begin incorporating sustainable design principles in buildings. Traditionally, price has been the foremost consideration when comparing similar materials or materials designated for the same function. However, the "off-the-shelf" price of a building component represents only the manufacturing and transportation ...
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...Construction Methods and Materials: BURR ARCH TRUSS/BURR TRUSS or BURR ARCH Burr arch or Kingpost Bridge is one of the best truss arched bridges widely used. The basic principle of the bridge relies on an arch but not a truss. It was designed by Theodore Burr in 1804 and patented on 1817. Most bridges were subjected to collapse because of design failure. The cause of failure was due to the complexity in the design of an arch and a truss that could share loads equally. According to Burr design, the arch is responsible for carrying all loads subjected to the structure while the truss supported the arch. Moving loads create reversed stresses that are tackled through counter bracing. The bridge... Constructi...
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...Construction Earthquakes, heavy rainstorms, landslides and slope failures are among the causes of building component movement. They cause building components to loose stability and strength hence causing collapsing The exterior walls of a building have several purposes. As much as they outline the figure of a house, they as well back the floors, reinforce the wall as well as the roof. Likewise, exterior walls have the function in separating the house’s interior from the outside, the exterior walls effectively block the weather as they are often suited with systems that insulate, shed water, and prevent moisture and air permeation. Compression joints should be made to...
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...construction site Analyst: May 13, Job Description: Every building requires exaction before the foundation and the walls are built. Exaction of trenches and basements exposes the workers to severe risks. Hazard Description: after excavating, the soil and rocks become loose, and the can collapse at any time. If the trenches are not supported, the workers working in the trenches face the risk of being buried or being injured. One cubic meter of soil can weigh up to 1.5 tonnes and thus collapsing of trenches and basements is a major risk (Davies and Tomasin 53). In large projects, exaction works are done by machinery. Workers working... Hazard Involved During the Excavation Process Job Location: Actual...
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...Construction 2. a) The functional requirements of a floor are. Floors can be solid or suspended. The difference between the two is that solid floors are made of stone and sand base; they are cast in concrete and are provided with proper insulation. They are not good for laying carpet. On the other hand, suspended floors are made of timber boards or waterproof chipboard sheets. They can also be constructed by a concrete plank. They are better of laying carpet as they give smoother surface. Also it high quality timber is used; there is no need for carpeting at all. Timber floor construction can be seen in the diagram below: Here, A denotes floor deck... which in this case would be a timber frame. 2. b) Majority of the pitched roofs used in modern day construction use concrete tiles or fibre cement slates. For the use of tiles, they can be laid either in single lap fashion or double lap. Single lap tiles are made such that each tile overlaps the edge of its adjacent tile and is fixed with one nail per tile. They are fixed at pitches of 45 degrees. Double lap tiles are fixed with two nails per tile at pitches over 60 degrees. The following figure shows single and double lap tile fixing. 2. c) In context of pitched roofs, eaves is the term used to describe the lowest level tiles and also the timber used for supporting them. The eaves can be open... Last ...
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Construction safety
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...Construction Safety This research paper is based on the construction industry which has registered many injuries and deaths which emanate from hazards within construction sites. The paper gives a comprehensive background to the problem being discusses. More specifically three main hazards within the construction business are described and illustrated. This is followed by the explanation and discussion of the role of construction safety programs in mitigating the injuries and deaths which result from hazards and risks within construction sites and industry in general. Background and...
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...Construction Safety. The construction sites are ranked high in the rates of extreme and deadly word relatedwounds because of the intricacy and unusual nature of the assignments. Decades long endeavors to battle word related mischances by utilizing different safety change methodologies have arrived at a level. Figures distributed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics demonstrate a change in the safety of the construction business, yet a more intensive look uncovers that it is lingering behind most different commercial enterprises (OSHA 87). While trying to recognize the limitations of the predominating safety approaches, this paper has looked into the major methodologies that have been actualized...
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...Construction Management Construction Industry is the largest industry in the world and new techniques are being employed for efficient andsustainable construction. The experts and scholars in construction industry give a lot of importance of practicing ethics and moral values in construction management to achieve high levels of productivity for all the parties involved in a construction project resulting in a good contractual partnership. The construction industry promotes a high degree of professional ethics in dealings between owners, architects, engineers and contractors. There is a need to establish shared values to ensure integrity in the bidding and contracting process which can... ?Ethics in...
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Construction management
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...CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT by of the of the of the School 11 February, Site Waste Management Plan Regulations Management of waste during construction reduces construction costs and increases profitability. In order to save money and reduce the impact of construction waste on the environment, a waste management plan is significant. In the United Kingdom for example, materials that get delivered at construction sites and never get to be used, make up millions of tones of construction and demolition waste. According to Wilkinson and Reed, “a waste management strategy can help to design out waste, minimise waste creation on the site, and ensure any resulting waste is dealt with appropriately... and...
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Modular Construction
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...construction industry is one of the critical business sectors in the UK. Apart from the road and public utilities buildings construction, which forms the essential part of the day-to-day life the construction industry in the UK has seen tremendous growth in the commercial and domestic buildings. This growth is obviously accompanied with stiff competition and stringent regulations as argued by Peter Malpass and David Mullins... Chapter Introduction 1: Background Housing in the UK has seen tremendous growth since the dawn of the twenty-first century (Dominic Fenn, 2005i). Alongside, the increase in the number of buildings in the commercial front has also seen tremendous growth making it clear that the...
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Construction ICT
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...CONSTRUCTION ICT By Introduction In this report I will present the detailed analysis of the current practice in the construction process. Here I will talk about the implementation of the ICT solutions for the better management of construction projects. I will develop and integrate a new ICT based process to present a solution to the identified problem. In this report I will access the contemporary problems regarding construction industry and then access the implementation of the ICT based practice within the construction industry. The basic aim behind this research is to discover the potential improvements...
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Construction law
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...Construction Law Introduction 1The legal framework of the construction industry One of fundamental objectives of business, including construction business, is profit maximization. Another is value creation. In the construction industry, both are inextricably bound to each other. Unless profits are sustainable, value creation is not possible over a construction company’s useful years, especially if it were to be in the private sector, not having access to public funds. Again value creation creates high expected satisfaction levels for customers, who later translate into high levels of profits and growth for...
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Construction Engineering
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...construction site is provided by roads to transport goods to that part of the area. Must have ample space to accommodate construction machinery. Must have proper area for dumping mud extracted from the construction site. Quebec is rich in places that are suitable for the construction of power plant. For the construction of such a facility in Quebec, following considerations are followed. Facility must be having environmental conditions that support the construction and running of power plant, e.g. Most of the year temperature should be below freezing point and less prone... ?ASSIGNMENT NUMBER 3 Question Describe the steps you take to determine Operational Feasibility (will it work 2) Technical...
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Offsite construction
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...construction provides themost viable and cost-effective means of building new housing, and whether the means offered may be considered acceptable to the public. Offsite construction refers in general to construction techniques where the some portion of the construction activity is carried out at locations outside the construction site. Pre-fabrication is another term used in the context of off-site construction. The UK Government has also coined the phrase 'Modern Methods of Construction' to refer to off-site construction techniques. The portions fabricated off-site are referred... Section Topic definition and objectives of the study. The purpose of this dissertation is to evaluate whether off-site...
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Offsite construction
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...construction provides themost viable and cost-effective means of building new housing, and whether the means offered may be considered acceptable to the public. Offsite construction refers in general to construction techniques where the some portion of the construction activity is carried out at locations outside the construction site. Pre-fabrication is another term used in the context of off-site construction. The UK Government has also coined the phrase ‘Modern Methods of Construction’ to refer to off-site construction techniques. The portions fabricated off-site are referred... Section Topic definition and objectives of the study. The purpose of this dissertation is to evaluate whether off-site...
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Construction Industry
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...construction industry in Britain, there are serious concerns about skill shortages in the industry. This paper focuses on the issues pertaining to skill shortages and whether the construction industry has the capacity to complete the projects for the Olympic games in 2012. The first part of the paper discusses scale and impact of the 2012 Olympics on the construction industry. The second part focuses on the construction industry in Britain and its problem of skill shortage. The last section, using a report by international... Introduction In July 2005, the International Olympic Committee announced that London would host the Olympics and Paralympics. While this announcement has provided a boost to the...
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Construction Contracts
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...Construction Contracts Introduction Contracts may be written or unwritten. What is important is that there is a meeting of the minds between the parties. Nevertheless, since the memory of man cannot be trusted or relied upon at all times, there are instances when contracts have to be in writing in order for the same to be binding or enforceable. Hence, as early as in 1677, the Statute of Frauds was enacted supposedly in order to prevent fraud, perjury and other falsehoods that may attach in an agreement if this is not reduced in written form. (Statute of Frauds 1677. An Act for prevention of Frauds and Perjuryes. [internet]). The compulsion for contracts to be in...
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Construction Law
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...Construction Law 490795) Introduction The construction industry is a very large industry that employs organisations and professionals of differentbackgrounds. For the effective working of a construction project a close synergy should exist between different consultants, contractors, professional advisors and ultimately the clients. The annual output of the UK construction industry is pegged at approximately 114 billion pounds which constitutes 9% of the Gross Domestic Product. (GDP). (Construction Planning, Programming and Control, 2008) Although the UK construction industry has been...
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Construction Economics
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...Construction Economics: Government Economic Policy Introduction A policy refers to any rule or principle used in guiding decision making and achieving rational results (Jenkins 1978). The intended goals to be achieved by a policy widely vary with the organization and the context to which it was made. Policies are basically made to prevent negative effects noticed in an organization or promote positive benefits according to Howard (2005). Government economic policy refers to the actions that a government takes to influence its economy. The economic policy covers the methods of setting interest rates and the national budget as well as the national ownership, the labor market and many... Table of Contents...
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Construction Safety
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...Construction Safety There is vital need for an emergency plan on construction worksites for safe construction and injury prevention. Any unplanned interaction between people or machines can cause on-site accident. Emergency plans help during sudden, unpredicted events that arise from natural, environmental or personal faulty occurrences. The theme of an on-site emergency plan is to expect the unexpected, because it is very rare that disasters are expected when everything is going fine at the worksite. The need for a safety program very often arises when the constructor or the workers are least expecting it. The main objective of an...
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Construction Project
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...construction sector has been facedby motivational problems of the workers which have subsequently resulted to low productivity. The workers have lost confidence, ambitions and inspiration because of the manner in which they are treated. This paper studies the motivational problems faced by these employees, the most appropriate motivational theory and offers a package which can be employed to boost the workers morale and increase workers productivity. It further recommends how these concepts can be integrated into the industry to raise the overall company's productivity. The sector of construction has been playing some significance role... PROJECT MANAGEMENT 349175 The labor force in Jordan's...
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Construction Safety
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...Construction Safety Theories The Human Factors Theory This theory explains that accident is caused by the workers themselves through overload, in appropriate activities and through in appropriate response of the workers to the safety measures (Cleveland State University, n,d). In the Quebec bridge collapse accident of 1907 that killed seventy five people (Kranakis, 2004), most of the above factors were in play. Kranakis (2004) explains that the bridge had a world record for the longest cantilever and bridge span. Such a mega structure being built for the first time has to experience some problems as no one had the experience at that time to undertake such a project. The...
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Construction contracts
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...construction of a hard standing, weighbridge, off-loading facilities and a small customs office has not been progressing satisfactorily. As such, the client is concerned that the project will not be completed by the stipulated deadline. The client has therefore requested that the progress of the project be evaluated so that possible solutions may be conceived and evolved that will help in identifying the areas that may be accelerated in order to hasten the pace of construction. The client, as such, has requested to identify the strategies using which the pace of construction may be accelerated and has additionally asked to identify... It has been observed that the pace of works with regards to the...
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Construction Engineering
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...construction design and planning of a building. While designing hospitals, collaboration between architects and engineers is highly recommended. Both work side by side for proper placement and working of biomedical as well as other electrical systems. Architects are good at implementing design techniques to solve any problem whereas engineers are good at mathematical work. While designing a hospital, engineers are to decide the size of HVAC unit including compressors and boilers and architects are then to plan for the right space for the placements of instruments. Not only this, but engineers are also good... ?ASSIGNMENT NUMBER 2 Question How would an engineering firm establish the requirements for the...
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Construction Safety
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...CONSTRUCTION SAFETY Topic: Construction Safety Lecturer: presentation: The building and construction industry has been noted as one of the leading sectors that subject workers to severe safety hazards, due to the various possibilities involved such as falling objects, collapsing of poorly built structures, malfunctioning of equipment being used etc (Hinze, 2003). In the case of Jones Construction Company, for example, fall from heights could be a major concern based on the fact that scaffoldings are being used in a hazardous manner meaning that there is a possibility of fatal accidents occurring unexpectedly, even though no such related cases have been reported in the recent past... Running Head:...
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...construction sector has seen the designers move from the traditional methods to the modern methods of construction which brings more durability, aesthetic value and more comfort and style in the construction sector. Modern methods of construction have added value in the construction sector by employing new methods of constructing the frame using precast concrete, in situ concrete, steel or timber (natural sawn and engineered). These especially are required to help improve on the strength and stability, durability and a building that will be free from maintenance as well as for safety considerations... . The modern design criteria normally depending on the use of the building is enhanced to...
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Construction Safety
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...CONSTRUCTION SAFETY Module Construction Safety Construction sites are prone to accidents and safety techniques need to be embraced by all within the site, states Rojas (2009). This is worse in a multi-contractor construction site project. The safety issues and techniques here become a bit complicated considering that each contractor has their own way of doing things as well as employees. It is also true that all have roles to play which are interdependent. Therefore, the major issue at this juncture is the coordination of safety measures and techniques by all the contractors’ employees at the site. A number of techniques can therefore be adopted to promote safety measures... high safety...
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Social Construction
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...constructed, who built it Introduction The social construction of reality is a theme widely debated among the scholars of various hues. Since the systematic espousal of the perspective by Berger and Luckmann in their influential work 'Social Construction of Reality' in 1966, a number of theorists have undertaken deep going studies on the subject matter. Although, the assertion that realities are socially constructed has gained considerable consensus from the academic community, the question of the agency that builds the socially constructed realities is not adequately resolved. The agency or authorship of language, culture, social groups and macro structures in the making... If reality is socially...
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Construction Management
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...Construction and HRM Introduction: Nearly each and every aspect of the modern world is changing at a rapid rate. Due to the proliferation of technology and the means by which processes are continually being updated and the means of global integration are affecting new paradigms, seeking to understand and define these processes is oftentimes a difficult task. With this in mind, the following analysis will be focused upon the issue of human resource management as it relates to the construction industry on a global scale. Accordingly, the initial discussion will analyze existing human resource management theory, move on to discuss the changing patterns of human resource management within... Section/#...
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Construction Economics
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...Construction industry 2 3. Government Intervention 6 4. Factors affecting economics of construction industry 7 5. Price Determination in Construction Industry 9 6. Allocation of Resources 10 7. Bias in Construction Industry 10 8. Conclusion 12 Construction Economics (#509808) Introduction The economics of construction is very vital to the growth of the country’s economy. However this industry is severely dependent on the robustness of the economic cycle at that point of time. These economic cycles form an important feature of a market driven economy. When the economy is booming the industrial sector achieves maximum... ? Contents Index Pages Introduction 2 2. Economic activity of Government and the...
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Sustainable Construction
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...CONSTRUCTION I INTRODUCTION The notion of the significance of housing is as old as the idea of human beings forming groups in order to sustain their existence and perpetuate their race. Since, housing is viewed as “a fundamental and essential human need” (Homing In On Excellence, pg 10), it is not surprising that people who are part and members of the housing construction sector are always on the look out for new means and ways on how improvement and excellence can be continuously integrated in the sector. In addition, the challenge of excellence and development that we are referring to has been redefined and reshaped in the face of two important factors that characterizes the contemporary... LEAN...
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Construction Business
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...construction business This paper discusses various issues regarding setting up a construction business. Because the scale of business activity in construction is large, the issues pertaining to this form of business are also significant and must be resolved in order to ensure smooth and profitable operation of the business. This is a study of the main legal and financial issues involved and evaluates the alternatives available. Introduction In order to establish a construction business, some legal and financial issues need to be addressed in totality. The first most important thing for the business... Running Head: ABBREVIATED OF YOUR CHOICE (all caps) and Section # of Issues in establishing a construction ...
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Construction management
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...Construction Management College As the procumbent manager, I recently noticed that there were delays that were arising from cladding of the proposed car park. This led me to do some few researches as to why these problems were coming. The research started by first visiting the site to see how the situation was and to identify the various problems that existed in the site. The first thing that I noticed was that the target for the worker force was tight and very unrealistic. For example, we expect that the project be through by the end of two months, which a short duration was considering the number of people who were working at the site Harris (2006 p.g78). To correct this...
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Construction Economics
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...Construction Economics Task Recession in Construction and associated Economic Concepts The construction industry is among the most essential industry in the global economy. The nature of the industry deals in both goods and services. It deals with goods such as apartments, houses, factories, schools, offices, roads and the building of other structures. The industry provides services such as maintenance, repairs and rehabilitation of existing structures. The industry comprises of three main sectors, which include building construction, heavy and civil engineering and specialty trade contractors. The building and...
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Construction assignment
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...construction process the place where the actual construction project is to be carried out. Different parties that are always involve are; engineers, supervisors, contractor and even sub-contractors and the actual firm. In order to eradicate the confusion, the parties always involve creating a joint venture in order for them to relate well. Relationship contract is the different styles of the contract that tries to achieve an outcome that can be accepted by all the parties involve. Partnering is a moral agreement between the parties or members along with the theoretical framework of the project. In order to implement a given responsibility... There is always a disagreement between those involve in the...
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Construction management
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...Construction Methods and means The standards and the outcome or features of this centre determine the rate in which it will take up its market niche and the consequent sustenance (Alpine, Daniel & Ronald, 54). The construction process of DMD center for fitness should be broken down into numerous stages, which include groundbreaking, initial ground leveling, brick construction and finishing. The daily routine in the construction site will be steered by the onsite construction manager who will be assisted by the superintendent (Alpine, Daniel & Ronald, 56). A typical day in the site has numerous activities...
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Construction Safety
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...CONSTRUCTION SAFETY Module Construction Safety Environmental safety concerns and ISO standards are not hard to apply in a construction site if the contractor is dedicated to their work. However, this becomes increasingly difficult in cases of multi-contractor projects whereby many contractors come to complete a project together. The reason for this is that each contractor does their work differently. Others do not even recognize the standards and set theirs instead. Chen and Li (2006), state that this compromises on the general environmental safety concerns as well as ISO standards in the construction site. There is need therefore to have a way of applying these in such a large project... Running head:...
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Construction Toys
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...Construction Toy Set Company Lego Group This group was founded in 1932 and is based in Denmark. Basing on the world-famous LEGO brick, Lego Group now provides toys, experiences and teaching materials for children in more than 130 countries. It is now the world’s 5th largest manufacturer of play materials and the largest in construction toys1. The array of products offered by the company includes robots, character toys and the trade mark Lego bricks. It also offers construction toys like the Lego Construction Set which costs $19.992. This is a set of truck, front loader and steamroller and also includes 1 minifigure. This toy according to the reviews of the customers... Top Five...
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Construction Safety
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...construction site Module: Lecturer: : Safety and heath of a construction site are important aspects that every company undertaking a construction should plan for. Depending on the extensiveness of the project at hand the details per component vary a great deal. This plan covers the construction site from the project preparation stages as well as in construction stages. The first component is medical care and first aid availability according to HSE (2010). This ensures that the site is equipped with necessary emergency treatment or care in cases of injuries. The other is use of posters. Here contact numbers for emergency... Running Head: SAFETY AND HEALTH PLAN Components of a safety and health plan in a...
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Construction Engineering
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...Construction Engineering Qn The life cycle of a constructed facility refers to the duration, through which the given facility will take – throughout its life cycle. The stages covered under the lifecycle of a constructed facility include the planning stage, the designing stage, project start up, use and operation stage, revitalization or renewal stage and the stage for disposal (Edwards, Bartlett and Dickie 2-7). The duration taken for a constructed facility to get through the different stages, starting with the planning and ending with the disposal stage is the life cycle of the given facility. In the case of many construction facilities, they are designed to give service for a certain... CIVE 446 –...
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Construction Safety
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...Construction industry is marred by many accidents that occur in construction sites. These accidents are mostly avoidable in case laid down rules and guidelines are followed. One sector in construction that takes a huge percentage of construction accidents is trenching. Trenching falls under the excavation type of construction. Excavations in general account for well over 112 percent of all the other construction type incidents (Ireland, 2006). Lack of strict rules and guidelines as well as mild penalties to offenders are some of the main causes of increased offences in regards to...
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Construction Law
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...construction industry and health and safety risks are largely posed on this front. It is largely management and supervision at construction sites that has been shown to be instrumental in the levels of safety that are maintained at work sites. According to Yates and Epstein, delays in construction projects for example, may be initiated right at the commencement stage itself due to poor management within the supply chain.1 The question of creation of risk arises from the supply side, since it is the designers who create the plans for building structures. Similarly, the manner in which the work is managed on site... Supply Chain Introduction: The supply side is involved in almost every phase of the...
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Lean construction
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...CONSTRUCTION A Case of ABC Construction Company This study aims at understanding the relevance of lean management in construction industry as there is not much research evidence available in this field. ABC construction company has a particular scenario that needs analysis for performance improvement. Lean thinking is basically a manufacturing based concept of implementation but has since been implemented successfully in government and healthcare projects to reduce waste and improve efficiency. Lean thinking in construction is essential as the industry generates the highest waste among all industries and...
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Construction Law
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...CONSTRUCTION LAW By + Introduction Construction contract is contract of two persons the client and contractor to construct a building. There are two types of contract the fixed price and the cost plus contract. Fixed price contract is whereby both the client and contract or fix price of the contract as per the terms of construction law. The cost plus contract, the price is paid in terms of percentage of the total cost in the construction .The contractor will in cur the total construction cost, and after wards receives reimbursement from the client. The contractor is entitled to the total...
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Construction law
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...construction contract is provided in the Appendix. In the case of complex construction agreements, it may be noted that there are several parties involved in the contract. i.e, the main contractor, the client and various several sub contractors such as plumbing services, electrical services, building materials, foundation... Collateral warranties The general legal principle involved in the formulation of collateral contracts is that while the contractor and client enter into the main agreement, a subsidiary agreement is also formulated between the client and sub-contractor. The connecting link is the agreement between the contractor and the sub contractor. The definitions of terms that commonly arise in...
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Construction Materials
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...constructing sustainable buildings revolves around balancing social, environmental as well as economic considerations simultaneously. The current building (Brunel University’s Lecture Centre) is in large part constructed using a concrete frame. The building is envisaged for reconstruction and this presents a number of options to designers such as timber frame, steel frame and composites. However, the final say on the matter can only be arrived at after balancing social, environmental and economic considerations for these differentiated methods of construction. 1.1. Social Buildings have to comply with social considerations of sustainability so that they must provide safe... 1. Introduction Designing and...
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Construction planning
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...Construction Planning By of [Word Count] Safety, Health and Environmental Document for Project Life CycleThe new Business School in Wolverhamptons University Quarter will apply an all-inclusive Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) management system in its planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, termination and operationalisation phases. The SHE system’s core objective is the attainment of acceptable occupational safety and health (OSH) conditions for the workers. The system therefore establishes the safety, health and environmental procedures for workers at the construction project’s site. The SHE system’s other objective is to prescribe the...
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Concrete Construction
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...Construction Channels The channel is the water conveying structure and hence besides the strength of the structure , ability to retain water with any percolation loss is also of paramount importance. The construction process starts with the preparation of the soil sub layer, above which the plain cement concrete layer of required thickness is to be placed. Based on the on site requirements like soil conditions the floor of the channel could also be made using reinforced cement concrete. Also , in addition to the channel floor, the side slopes of the channel also need to be constructed on the similar lines. The joint if any, shall be carefully handled as the poor joining in the concrete... Concrete...
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Construction Economics
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...CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS Various Activities and Concepts Explored on Construction Economics 27 May 2010 Activity 1-1: Explain the concept of perfect competition. Perfect competition is a market structure where the perfect product is traded, by a perfectly level playing field with perfectly open information exchange among the players. Baumol and Blinder (2009, p. 198) defines perfect competition as having the following characteristics: The market is comprised of numerous competitors and customer. There is no single entity that is large enough to control or dictate price, demand or supply. The behaviour and decisions of any competitor or customer does not affect the market. The market... Running Head:...
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