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The International Construction Project Manager By Patrick Chilvers Munkelt
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This book is written to explain the responsibilities and problems experianced by the international construction project manager in the Far East, Middle East, Africa , The caribbean and Europe. using... More > real projects as the source of information. The methods of estimating, planning, quality control and mangement when taking projects from construction difficulties to production success are explained. The projects the author explains are those the author managed or was part of the management team or consultancy.< Less
Bridging : A Construction Project Delivery Method By George Heery
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In the early 1980s famed construction management pioneer George Heery began developing a new form of construction project delivery designed to reduce risks and unnecessary costs to owners. As it came... More > to be known, this “Bridging” method has gained popularity in the ensuing quarter decade and there are a new generation of people using (and misusing) the method. To bring clarity to the industry, George Heery has assembled a comprehensive explanation and review of the Bridging method, including sample contract forms. This book is a must for professionals involved in the execution of Bridging projects.< Less
Bridging : A Construction Project Delivery Method By George Heery
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(eBook version) In the early 1980s famed construction management pioneer George Heery began developing a new form of construction project delivery designed to reduce risks and unnecessary costs to... More > owners. As it came to be known, this “Bridging” method has gained popularity in the ensuing quarter decade and there are a new generation of people using (and misusing) the method. To bring clarity to the industry, George Heery has assembled a comprehensive explanation and review of the Bridging method, including sample contract forms. This book is a must for professionals involved in the execution of Bridging projects.< Less
Issues in International Construction Project Management By Farrukh Khan
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Construction as an industry accounts for about 10% of the global Gross Domestic Product and apart from direct construction related activities which include the construction of buildings and other... More > infrastructure, construction services including design, consulting and other associated activities are also important. Globalisation has meant that governments are increasingly uninterested in having a preference for the local companies and foreign firms can compete for the tenders available. International construction activities, however, usually mean that additional risks have to be considered as compared to the construction activities which a company is used to undertaking on its home base. This report takes a look at the problems associated with international construction and comes with an extensive bibliography for those who may want to further research the topic.< Less
Issues in International Construction Project Management By Farrukh Khan
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Construction as an industry accounts for about 10% of the global Gross Domestic Product and apart from direct construction related activities which include the construction of buildings and other... More > infrastructure, construction services including design, consulting and other associated activities are also important. Globalisation has meant that governments are increasingly uninterested in having a preference for the local companies and foreign firms can compete for the tenders available. International construction activities, however, usually mean that additional risks have to be considered as compared to the construction activities which a company is used to undertaking on its home base. This report takes a look at the problems associated with international construction and comes with an extensive bibliography for those who may want to further research the topic.< Less
Colour and Construction By Robert Christie
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This exhibition presents new paintings by Robert Christie. As the show title suggests, colour and construction are intertwined and emphatically presented. Breaking away from a traditional approach to... More > painting that focuses on a contained, internal relationship of figure to ground, Christie’s new paintings are more about a singular, self-defined and self-sufficient colour unit. His use of multi-layered, thick paint in combination with collaged canvas and wood, give many of the new pieces a physicality that projects colour beyond a two-dimensional plane.< Less
Lean In Construction By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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Lean Construction is a way to do more and more with less and less; less effort, less equipment, less time and less space whilst providing customers with exactly what they want. A Lean system,... More > process, and organisation is one that is waste free. Lean is not about size or number of people employed. A reduction in employees may cut costs, and eliminate the waste of those employees, but does not decrease the proportion of waste to value adding within the organisation or process. Most waste is through products waiting to be worked on by succeeding activities. Construction is possibly the last frontier for lean. Although manufacturing’s productivity has improved during the last 40 years, the construction industry has experienced a slight decline. Even though the construction world has embraced high-tech tools, we still manage projects the same way we always have, and we are still getting the same poor results. Less than 30 percent of projects come in on time, on budget, and within specification.< Less
Synchronization of construction project management in Building Information modeling By Md. Afjalur Rahman
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A comprehensive pathway to using BIM largely in various construction projects
Constructed Narrative V1 By matthew willemsen
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This is a project completed by the students in Art 220 Graphic Design I at Minnesota Sate University, Mankato during the 2008 Fall semester. The objective for this project was to create a 4-page... More > narrative from a diverse collection of antique ephemera and to learn aspects of print production.< Less
Construction Documentation Overview By David Brown
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The process of designing and building a construction project is very challenging. Between the design documents, specifications, and a myriad of codes and standards, there are literally thousands of... More > pages of documentation for even the smallest of projects. This module explores everything from stakeholders, to managing a project, to changes and impacts, to record keeping, to close-out, and finally to logging and filing for easy tracking. With hands-on examples, you'll learn how proper documentation can reduce time, money, and frustration for every project, while increasing productivity, communication, and profits.< Less