Research Papers/Topics in Quantity Surveying

A Proposal on Assessment of Risk on Road Projects in Nigeria Construction Industry (A Case Study of Lagos Metropolis)

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Effect of Quality Culture on Building Construction Project in Nigeria: A Case Study Of Kwara State

Research aim and objective Research question Research hypothesis Delimitation and Scope of the study Definition of Terms 4Chapter Two: Literature Review  The Construction Industry 6        Culture 6 Quality 8 Key performance indicators (KPI) 9 Quality Culture 9     Element of quality culture  Factors affecting the maintenance of quality cultureChapter Three: Research Methodol...

Assessment of the Usage of ICT Tool in the Development of Construction Industry in Nigeria (A Case Study of Practicing Firms in Lagos State)

AbstractThe construction industry is so hierarchical and fragmented in nature that some of the major participants do not consider themselves to be part of the same industry (Hindle, 2000).  This requires close coordination among a large number of specialized but interdependent organizations and individuals to achieve the cost, time and quality goals of a construction project (Toole, 2003).  Hence, according to Maqsood, (2004), a major construction process demands a heavy excha...

The Impact Of Project Management Services On Building Construction Project (A Case Study Of Ibadan Metropolis)

ABSTRACT   The need for the Nigerian construction industry to move away from the traditional forms of project procurement and embrace project management services cannot be over emphasized. This is as a result of the importance of capital projects to the development of a young nation. This study investigated the impact of project management services on building construction. The study is a survey which utilizes cross-sectional design. In all 46 survey questionnaires were administered...

Assessment Of Environmental Impact Of Construction Works (A Case Study Of Road Of Oke-Onigbin Via Isin To Oba Isin L.G.A. In Kwara State)

ABSTRACT The project works tends to analyse the environmental impact Assessment of construction works, a case study of the road construction in Oke-Onigbin via Isin LGA of kwara state. Chapter one introduce the topic and the aim and objective, chapter two states the review of related literatures and various effects of construction work and methods fort mitigating the effect, while methodology and the various means of collecting data- through questionnaires and oral interview  a...

Topographical Surveying of Government Technical Collage Idah Kogi State

ABSTRCTThis project aimed purposely at the production of topographic plan of Government technical college idah Kogi State. The following surveying methods are carried out to achieve this project. A reconnaissance surveying of the area to be survey was carried out before other topographical surveying method was carried out total station traversing for coordinating of the station was carried out leveling which is purposely aimed at determining the deference in spot height after which the ...

THE IMPACT OF ECONOMIC RECESSION ON PUBLIC PROJECT DELIVERY IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study identified the impact of economic recession on public project deliveryEkiti state,Nigeria. Economic recession is a barrier to the completion of a projectdelivery. Thisisacommonissueencounteredin the construction industry across theglobe most especially in the developing countries. Ekiti-State,more than15% ofconstruction projects experienced more than five months delay while some wereabandoned as a result of economic recession. Hence,the study of the impact ofeconomicrecessi...

Assessment on Affordability of Federal Housing Estate

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY  Housing can be defined as buildings or structures that individuals and theirfamily may live in that meet certain federal regulations. Housing provision policiesand approaches have long been implemented in many developing nations in a bid toenhance its affordability as an inevitable human need (Teekhong 2012).Ademiluyi (2010) opined that housing represents a major area of deprivationfor the urban poor. The rate of provision of new h...

An investigation on utilization of QS based softwares

CHAFTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGRUOND TO THE STUDYAccording to (Oyediran & Odusami, 2005). The explosive growth of the information andcommunication technology (ICT) has gained unquantified impact on business systemsand   processes.   However,   global   acceptance   and   widespread   adoption   of   ICT   hasaccelerated the dimensions of  competition not only among organizations globally ...

Assessment of Risk Management Practices Amongst Quantity Surveyors in the Nigerian Construction Industry

: The construction industry requires continuous evaluation and  formulation of risk management index, but Nigeria is yet to introduce a risk  rating tool for the industry. This paper therefore assessed risk management  practice in Nigeria construction industry and establishes Risk Management  Index (RMI). Structural questionnaire were administered to the industry  stakeholders, Data collected were analysed and ranked using Relative  Importance Index (RII) which w...

FACTORS AFFECTING ESTIMATING ACCURACY IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

ABSTRACT The importance of estimating process when dealing with construction projects cannot be over- emphasized. That is why, the greatest problem facing Quantity Surveying practice globally is that of achieving a correlation between conceptual estimate and the final project cost which is often used by some employers to determine the efficiency of the Quantity Surveyor. This study was geared towards showing how different factors affect estimating process, the techniques used for su...

Impact Of Cash Flow And Resource Control In Construction Projects And Delivery

ABSTRACTConstruction projects are complex and risky. According to the literature, even profitable construction companies can fail due to poor cash flow. In order to survive in this rapidly changing environment, effective cash flow management is essential. Many unforeseen factors affect a construction project’s cash flow. The objective of the research presented in this paper is to examine the impact of these factors on contractor cash flow during the construction process. A model has ...

AN ASSESSMENT OF BUILDING COLLAPSE IN NIGERIA (EDO STATE AS A STUDY AREA)

Abstract The age-less interaction between man and his built environment has always had positive and negative impacts on the two. Environmental disaster of varying origin from man-made to natural is one of the most negative effects of the built environment on man. An assessment of the magnitude of these disasters and an evaluation of the existing capacities to prevent, mitigate or prepare for them are necessary tools to provide future safe living for man in his built environment. Buildin...

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE COST PLANNING OF PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECT

ABSTRACT The importance of accurate estimate during the early stage of cost planning of capital project has been widely recognized for many years. Even so, very few quantitative method are available that enable estimators and business managers to objectively evaluate the accuracy of early estimates and planning. The primary purpose of this study was to identify and examine the factors influencing cost planning of building projec...

POTENTIALITIES OF WHISTLEBLOWING IN DEALING WITH UNETHICAL PRACTICES IN THE NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES

ABSTRACTConstruction industry is a very challenging and complex sector. The ability to control and communicate with various stages, process and parties to meet the project objectives are not an easy job and these responsibilities are on the professionals shoulders. Besides that, the professionals are also facing their own crisis and dilemma as an ethical professional. This study is focusing on three group of professionals; engineers, architects and quantity surveyors. The objectives of this s...


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