Category : Construction Management

Construction management include a project manager, planning, estimation, scheduling, tendering, contracts, equipments etc.

PLANNING, SCHEDULING IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Planning, scheduling is an important part of the construction management. Planning and scheduling of construction activities helps engineers to complete the project in time and within the budget. The term ‘Construction’ does not only denotes physical activities involving men, ...

COST ESTIMATION OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Cost estimation of construction projects is a very complex process containing many variable factors. This skill is not easily acquired. Proper study, training and experience are needed to become proficient in construction project cost estimating. There are several categories that can ...

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

Construction Materials management can be defined as "the function responsible for the coordination of planning, sourcing, purchasing, moving, storing and controlling materials in an optimum manner so as a pre-decided service can be provided at a minimum cost". By another ...

ROLES OF A PROJECT MANAGER

The roles and responsibility of project manager to make sure that the customer is satisfied and the work scope is completed in a quality manner, using budget, and on time. The Project Manager has primary responsibility for providing leadership in ...

QUALITY ASSURANCE OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Quality assurance of construction materials is the responsibility of the purchase department to assure the quality of purchased materials in consultation with production and engineering department. Proper specifications have to be decided and finally conveyed as part of purchase orders. ...

RECORDS TO BE MAINTAINED AT CONSTRUCTION SITE

Records to be maintained at construction sites play important role in construction activities. It is a document required to prove any construction activity has taken place at site during billing or any other claims. These records have all the data of ...

TENDERING METHODS IN CONSTRUCTION

There are three types of tendering methods in construction – by open tendering, selective tendering, or by negotiation. Tendering methods are selected based on requirements of construction contracts. Open Tendering Methods in Construction: Under open tendering the employer advertises his proposed project, and ...

ANALYSIS OF RATES FOR BUILDING WORKS

Analysis of rates for building works is the process of separation of works into components/elements (Viz. Labour, materials, machinery,transport, overheads and profit) of work and pricing them. Analysis of rates is required for:Insertion in a tender (i.e.) as a lump sum, ...

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DEGREE

Construction management degree can be obtained from universities online, or distance education and as a full-time course. But what are your objectives for a construction management degree? Why do you want to pursue a degree in construction management? These questions ...

FACTORS AFFECTING CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATE

Preparation of a construction cost estimate for any project is a very complex process. Process of construction cost estimation contains many variable factors. Every variable has to be correctly estimated based on proper study, past experience and research to calculate ...