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  • 1. TOPOGRAPHIC MAP OF PART OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS ENUGU STATE

    » ABSTRACT Topography is generally known as the study of earth surface, and its features and shape. It also gives the description of the features (such as surface, shapes, vegetation cover and elevations), depicted in maps which are called “TOPO”. In essence, topography mainly concerned with local details such as vegetative and man – made features including local history and cultur...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  26 engagements | 

  • 2. TOPOGRAPHIC MAP OF SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES, FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NASARAWA, NA...

    » Abstract Topography is generally known as the study of earth surface, and its features and shape. It also gives the description of the features (such as surface, shapes, vegetation cover and elevations), depicted in maps which are called “TOPO”. In essence, topography mainly concerned with local details such as vegetative and man – made features including local history and cultur...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  20 engagements | 

  • 3. PERIMETER SURVEY OF AGRICULTURAL FARM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER...

    » This project deals with the perimeter survey of Agricultural farm of the Department of Agricultural Engineering Technology, Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. This survey is part of the ongoing review of the Polytechnic Master plan. This parcel of land is within the Polytechnic land which is earmarked for demonstration/ commercial farming.. A perimeter ...Continue Reading »

    45 pages |  17 engagements | 

  • 4. THIRD ORDER HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL CONTROL EXTENSION AT FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NA...

    » ABSTRACT Control is a précised position of reference monument to serve as the basis for orienting or checking the result of some otherworking methods. Due to scarcity of controls, local origin has to be established, posing a problem for charting and subsequent adjustment into the control network. Controls are needed so as to make cadastral, engineering and other lesser survey cheaper and fa...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  19 engagements | 

  • 5. CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF DESIGN VARIATION IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

    » ABSTRACT Variation is one of the most severe problems in the construction industry. This variation occurs in every construction project and the magnitude of these variations varies considerably from project to project. As such, the client had to spend more than what was initially estimated in most cases, sometimes, disputes and unnecessary delays occur due to variations. This study focused to inve...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  74 engagements | 

  • 6. EFFECTS OF PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE ON FINAL ACCOUNT OF BUILDING PROJECTS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Ever since the dawn of civilization, man has indulged in some form of construction activity. Even in ancient times, man created architectural Marvels which came to be regarded as wonders of the world including the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, and the tower of Babel among others. Estimates for engineering construction and building ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  76 engagements | 

  • 7. ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING BUILDING CONTRACTORS’ SELECTION

    » Background of the Study Construction contracts can be secured in one of these two ways: by direct negotiation with the owner or his representatives, or by competitive tendering (Shash, 1993; Ashworth, 2001). Nomination or negotiation is where only one firm tenders for a work and the element of competition is eliminated (Ramus, 1981). In competitive tendering, an owner invites a selected number of ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  84 engagements | 

  • 8. COSTS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING SITES

    » ABSTRACT The construction industry is inherently hazardous. Thus, there is a need to make the construction site a safe place to work although the poor safety record remains a concern. The determination of the aggregate costs of health and safety programmes is considered a leap for achieving construction safety in construction project delivery. This study evaluated the costs of health and safety pr...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  71 engagements | 

  • 9. PROJECT FINANCING: CHALLENGES AND THE WAY FORWARD

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study The construction industry is an established industry: the sector regarded as a catalyst for growth while its performance serves as a nation's economy (Aibinu, & Jagboro, 2002). It comprises of building, civil and engineering works. Oliver (2005) affirm the industry to be a prime motivator of any economy, while in Akwa Ibom State, it represen...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  63 engagements | 

  • 10. ASSESSMENT OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

    » ABSTRACT Construction materials are vital components of the total construction cost (about 60%) of the total project cost. Based on their importance, this study assessed management strategies adopted in construction sites in Uyo Municipal. The objectives were to examine the construction materials management strategies in practice on construction projects, determine the possible factors affecting c...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  54 engagements | 

  • 11. BUILDING COST MANAGEMENT

    » ABSTRACT Lack of in depth knowledge of whole life costing implication in building design cost management has over the years fueled the increasing bias towards the quantity surveyors estimate. Whole life costing constitutes cost management tool that enhances better understanding of the cost implication of building design over its life cycle. This study investigated the use of whole life costing in ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  56 engagements | 

  • 12. A SURVEY OF COST ESTIMATING PRACTICES OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS

    » ABSTRACT Cost estimating is a key activity in quantity surveying profession and in contractor's organisation. The research work is to investigate into current cost estimation practices of contractors in Akwa Ibom state. The objectives were to identify the techniques used in cost estimating by the construction contractors, identify the causes of inaccuracy in construction contractors cost estimates...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  48 engagements | 

  • 13. INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INSURANCE AS RISK MANAGEMENT TOOL IN CONSTRUC...

    » ABSTRACT The nature of construction business is risk versed. Most forms of construction contract recognized the use of insurance as risk management tool. Few studies however, evaluates its effectiveness as risk management tool. This study investigated the efficacy of insurance in curbing risks in construction project delivery. The objectives were to identify insurable risks in construction project...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  47 engagements | 

  • 14. ASSESSMENT OF PROJECT PLANNING PRACTICES AND ITS IMPACT ON CONTRACTORS PROFITABI...

    » ABSTRACT The increased complexity of the society and high level of competition in the construction industry has made it imperative for contractors, project managers and construction companies to carry out serious planning in order to ensure project success and profits. This work examined project planning impact on a contractor’s profitability. The objectives were to identify project planning...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  40 engagements | 

  • 15. EVALUATING THE ROLE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS IN SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURES DEVELOP...

    » ABSTRACT The world over, a vast number of developing countries are trying to achieve sustainable economic growth in every sector and more equitable distribution of the benefits of growth. The United Nations millennium development goals have identified key areas for development which also embrace environmental development. It forms part of its developmental areas aimed at enabling everyone access t...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  73 engagements | 

  • 16. INFLUENCE OF ESTIMATING PRACTICE ON COST PERFORMANCE OF BUILDING PROJECTS

    » ABSTRACT This study determined the influence of estimating practice on cost performance of building projects. The objectives were to identify the estimating practices used by cost consultants, appraise the critical factors influencing estimating practice used, and to determine the influence of estimating practice on cost performance. The study involved survey design administered to engineers, buil...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  43 engagements | 

  • 17. IMPACT OF PROJECT GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Project governance is the management framework within which project decisions are made. Project governance is a critical element of any project since while the accountabilities and responsibilities associated with an organization’s business as usual activities are laid down in their organizational governance arrangements, seldom does an eq...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  113 engagements | 

  • 18. INFLUENCE OF LABOUR PRODUCTIVITY ON THE COST PERFORMANCE OF THE TRADITIONALLY PR...

    » ABSTRACT Based on low productivity problems facing the global construction industry, this study evaluated the influence of labour productivity on cost performance. The objectives include to identify productivity related factors influencing cost performance; determine the most significant productivity factor influencing cost performance, and to evaluate the relationship between labour productivity ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  116 engagements | 

  • 19. ASSESSMENT OF COST ESTIMATING RISKS INFLUENCING BUILDING PROJECTS’ ESTIMATES I...

    » ABSTRACT Construction works estimate inaccuracies and none performance have made the imprecise cost estimating practice subjective. This study assessed the cost estimating risks influencing building projects’ estimates. The objectives were to identify sources of cost estimating risks; determine critical risk influencing building project cost estimating; and to investigate management practice...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  88 engagements | 

  • 20. IMPACT OF CONSTRUCTION SKILLED LABOUR SHORTAGES ON THE COMPETITIVENESS OF BUILDI...

    » ABSTRACT Skilled workforce is critical to the socio economic development of a country and forms the backbone of the construction industry. This study investigated the problem of construction skilled labour shortages and their impact on the competitiveness of building sector in South East, Nigeria. The objectives were to evaluate the magnitude of skilled labour shortages, identify the root causes o...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  73 engagements | 

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