Category : Construction Management

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

BEST PRACTICES IN CONSTRUCTION

What is Best Practice? Best practices is defined as ‘the policy, systems and procedures that, at any given time, are generally regarded by peers as the practice that delivers optimal outcome, such that they are worthy of adoption’. Best Practice is the ...

RELEVANCE OF CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULES

In addition to assigning dates to project activities, project scheduling is intended to match the resources of equipment, materials and labor with project work tasks over time. Good scheduling can eliminate problems due to production bottlenecks, facilitate the timely procurement ...

ESTIMATING PROJECT ACTIVITY DURATION

In most scheduling procedures, each work activity has an associated time duration. These durations are used extensively in preparing a schedule. TABLE 1: Durations and Predecessors for a Four Activity Project Illustration ...

ROLE OF CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS IN MONITORING A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

A construction project is a product of different information and designs from different professionals. If these information and designs are to be adhered to, the presence of their producers and designers are required. The Architect According to Bamisile (2004), the architect should ...

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

The National Building Code (2006) defines contract documents as including the following: i. Contract drawings and specifications prepared by registered architects and registered engineers; ii. Priced bill of quantities prepared by a registered quantity surveyor; iii. Construction programme, project quality management plan, project ...

RISKS IN PPP PROJECTS

CLASSIFICATION OF RISKUnderstanding and addressing the risks of a PPP project early on is important for both the parties in PPP. This chapter presents many of the risks involved and actions that can be taken to mitigate ...

SCAFFOLDING / FORMWORK

Scaffolding is a temporary frame used to support people and material in the construction or building and other large structures. It is usually a modular system of metal pieced although it can be made out of other materials. The purpose ...