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  • 21. 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 |  267 engagements | 

  • 22. 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 |  330 engagements | 

  • 23. 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 |  189 engagements | 

  • 24. 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 |  253 engagements | 

  • 25. 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 |  170 engagements | 

  • 26. 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 |  353 engagements | 

  • 27. 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 |  201 engagements | 

  • 28. 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 |  241 engagements | 

  • 29. 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 |  272 engagements | 

  • 30. 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 |  244 engagements | 

  • 31. 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 |  223 engagements | 

  • 32. MULTIMEDIA GIS OF TOURISM SITES IN CROSS RIVER STATE

    » ABSTRACT This project is based on multimedia GIS of tourism sites in Cross River State. Tourism in Cross River State is geared towards the diversification of the state based industry as well as providing an alternative means of improving the state internally generated revenue. The objective of the research is to map the tourism sites and develop a multimedia GIS Database for Cross River State. To ...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  145 engagements | 

  • 33. CONTRACTOR SELECTION STRATEGIES AND EFFECT ON FINAL CONSTRUCTION COST

    » The selection of a capable contractor is essential to the good performance of any construction project, since they are responsible by core activities in the process (El Abbasy et al; 2013). In addition, selecting suitable suppliers significantly reduces material purchasing cost, improves the competitiveness of businesses, increases flexibility and product quality and helps with speeding up the pro...Continue Reading »

    54 pages |  272 engagements | 

  • 34. TOPOGRAPHICAL DETAIED SURVEY OF A SECTION OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NEKEDE, OWERRI ...

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    54 pages |  162 engagements | 

  • 35. MODELLING OF COST OVERRUNS IN BUILDING PROJECTS IN ABUJA

    » ABSTRACT Construction of building projects is an endeavour that involves capital expenditure, which is either borrowed or self financed by clients. The expected outcome of such expenditure is value for money, which is usually dictated by project objectives of cost, time and quality. Project cost, as a project objective, is a crucial determinant of project success in the prevailing economic challen...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  189 engagements | 

  • 36. A SURVEY OF THE EFFECT OF MORTGAGE INSTITUTIONS IN THE PROVISION OF AFFORDABLE ...

    » ABSTRACT Housing in most countries of the world is an important economic sector and the manner in which resource are mobilized for has a major effect on the economy. Despite the knowledge of the importance of housing, ownership or accessibility to decent houses and mobilization of resources remain a problem in Nigeria. This project examines the effect of mortgage institution in the provision of af...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 37. ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF FEASIBILITY VIABILITY STUDY ON CAPITAL PROJECT DEVELOP...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Until relatively recently, the discipline of development appraisal has remained the provenance of surveyors and developers. It largely been ignored by other participants in the development process, particularly planners, architects and construction specialists. This is now changing. Close attention is now paid to the feasibility and viability (a...Continue Reading »

    50 pages |  208 engagements | 

  • 38. THE ROLE OF PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS IN RISK MANAGEMENT OF BUILDING PROJECTS

    » ABSTRACT All construction projects involve certain degree of risk regardless of its sizes. This is as a result of unique feature of the industry. This study therefore identified risk factors that are associated with building project. It also evaluates the level of involvement of project stakeholders in management of risk and evaluates the various strategies available for mitigating risk. Data were...Continue Reading »

    90 pages |  229 engagements | 

  • 39. APPRAISAL OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN YENAGOA, BAYELSA STAT...

    » ABSTRACT Construction materials constitute a huge portion of the total construction cost of any project; as such these construction materials should be well managed on site. In recent times where construction material prices are on a regular increase, improper handling, poor storage etc. can lead to serious materials wastage and eventually time and cost overrun of projects. As solution to the prev...Continue Reading »

    92 pages |  177 engagements | 

  • 40. THE EFFECT OF TIMELY DELIVERY OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPME...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Time impacts are inevitable on construction projects, primarily because of the uniqueness of each project and the limited resources of time and money that can be spent on planning, executing and delivering the project. Time factors are inherent in all of project construction undertakings. Construction projects have long been recognized as partic...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  264 engagements | 

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