Research Papers/Topics in Construction Management / Construction Technology

Critical Factors On Performance Of Building Construction Projects: A Case Of Kitengela-Kajiado County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTConstruction industry is one of the most important sectors that stimulate economic growth in any country. An increasing trade activity in Kenya has created a great demand for more and better infrastructure such as road networks, communication, buildings and utilities such as power, water and sewer systems. From an economic point of view, construction industry has become one of the most vibrant economic sector in Kenya today and has attracted a large number of investors. Delays in comp...

Safety Practices And Workers Performance On Construction Sites In Lagos State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACTSafety practices in construction project have received several attention of the researchers over the years but how safety practices impact workers’ productivity and operation requires some attention on construction projects. The aim of this study is to determine the level of compliance with the use of safety wears and other safety control systems with a view to enhancing safety performance and workers’ productivity on construction projects. A total of one hundred and twenty...

The Process Of Planning& Scheduling In Construction Projects In Sudan (Towards Optimum Applications).

Abstract:The primary objective of this research is scientific knowledge to the process ofplanning, scheduling and their application in construction projects in Sudan and seethe obstacles impeding the implementation of this concept and know how to scientificplanning and sound the ability to apply it and work done in a satisfactory manner.Attention to planning and scheduling in construction industry project in Sudanrequires attention to projects achievement in scientific and study methods...

WASTE REDUCTION ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN GHANA- CASE STUDY OF SELECTED CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES IN KWAHU EAST DISTRICT

ABSTRACT The main objective of the study was to assess waste reduction on construction sites in Ghana- case study of selected construction companies in the Kwahu East District. The mixed research design was used for the study (quantitative and qualitative research design). The population for the study was one hundred and twenty five (125). The population of the study was made up of Managers and Supervisors of the Building construction companies in the Kwahu Municipality. Census sampling...

The Effects of Sand Mining on Sub-Structure of Buildings in New Juaben Municipality in the Eastern Region

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to study the effects of sand mining on sub-structure of buildings in New Juaben Municipality in the Eastern Region. The research design used for this study was a case study. The population for the study involved sand miners and chiefs of Koforidua (New Juaben Municipality). The purposive sampling technique was used to select a sample size of 200 for the study. This was made up of 176 household respondents, 7opinion leaders, 15 informants and 2chiefs....

Study of micro structure, mechanical properties & corrosion behavior of weld overlay of super duplex stainless steel on carbon steel substrate by Shielded metal Arc welding

Abstract        In today’s  industrialization world, there is very common problem faced in every industry from long time where the material wear and tear is happened and required to eliminate as soon as possible to get the more utilization of equipment and avoid the shutdown timing to increase the productivity and earn more and more money for getting good growth in company as well as nation.   The wear and tear mainly occurs due to corrosion, abrasion...

READINESS OF NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS TO ADOPT BIM TECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT DELIVERY

ABSTRACTBuilding Information Modelling (BIM) represents the formation of digital models for use during the planning, design, construction and operation stages of a facility’s life. Its productivity and economic benefits to the global building industry are widely acknowledged and increasingly well understood. BIM continues to dominate processes across the built environment, as it offers extensive opportunities to drive a more effective and efficient built environment. Yet, despite the obviou...

Dearth of Construction Craftmen in Southwestern Nigeria; from the Architect Perspective

Several studies on construction craft skills have identified a number of problems including ineffective training as responsible for shortages of craftsmen in the construction industry. In Nigeria, the problem of shortages of craftsmen has been considered to be a multifaceted issue. This research therefore examined dearth of construction craft in south-western Nigeria. Largely, qualitative approach was adopted in conducting the research. Detailed literature review on shortages of crafts...