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The engineering management of housing subsidence cases is an important field of work for many UK engineers, and remains of enduring interest to householders, insurers and other parties involved in the construction and maintenance of residential buildings. There are often difficulties in the...
The results of a model based survey of contractors' planning engineers in France and the UK suggest that planned completion times for constructing an identical highrise in situ concrete framed structure are significantly and dramatically lower in France than in the UK. Average planned...
Environmental Assessment EA or Environmental Impact Assessment EIA is the recognized procedure for ensuring that the potential environmental effects of new building or engineering development are considered before planning approval is consented. There is no doubt that all construction projects...
This study describes the development of operational research models for predicting contractor performance in Hong Kong, using discriminant and multiple regression analysis techniques. An important aim was to determine the underlying factors that influence contractor performance as seen from the...
Strategic planning in pursuit of competitive advantage has become a widespread modern business objective. The construction industry shows some evidence of strategic planning implementation however such concepts are mainly adopted by large contracting companies that have the resources to identify...
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