Essays Tagged: "Construction"

A description of the life of an architect

other architects to develop reports, maps, and plans. However, the conditions could be outside at a construction site, visiting your project while in progress. With this job comes much stress. There a ... ake a plan for a building or structure, than design it. Afterward, they decide on the materials for construction and eventually oversee the construction of their structure. The average architect works ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Coliseum, the Construction and history of

Construction of the Coliseum, or Flavian Amphitheater, was begun by Vespasiano c.72 A.D. and inaugur ... rry the masts from which a canopy for shade was suspended. Small differences in some details of the construction have convinced archaeologists that the building of the Coliseum was entrusted to four d ... known. The idea that thousands of slaves were employed has been rejected, since the quality of the construction is proof of the specialization of the work force. Once completed, the foundation base w ...

(9 pages) 75 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Comeback of Caterpillar

erpillar Inc., which is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, has dominated the world in earth moving, construction, and materials machinery for more than 75 years. Their global dominance created a dorma ... hange on every continent. A Fortune 100 company, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines as well as industrial gas turbines ...

(10 pages) 481 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How effective is competency based training.

d standards, or be able to provide information on where these can be obtained (www.pd-how2.org).4.1 Construction of competenciesTo formulate competencies a firm needs to construct an internal research ... ndividual organisations and move in time with the organisation. This is said to be done through the construction of performance maps which are a "one-page summary graphic drawing a line of sight from ...

(11 pages) 106 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Denver international airport: Report on a construction project that had major cost overruns.

IntroductionThis report looks at the construction of Denver international airport. It looks at the airport came to be through the vision ... airport. It looks at the airport came to be through the vision of Mayor Pena. It also looks at the construction of the airport and the subsequent delays and cost escalation that the airport suffered. ... miles of land in Adams County had been purchased for $40,000 an acre the ball was in motion for the construction of a new airport. The design was put out to any willing architects, that this new airpo ...

(9 pages) 149 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fast Track Project Management for a Construction Project

Fast track construction is a project delivery system which compresses the design tender construct process into ... rocess where one task follows the completion of another with no overlap.The latter, or " fast track construction" as it is properly named works on a different basis. The fast track method enables cons ... in earlier operational cost savings. The major advantage is time savings.Despite it being a popular construction method with many advantages to both the client and the builder, fast tracking also carr ...

(2 pages) 185 1 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

Analysis of Australian Building Contracts

oyal Australian Institute of Architects* Australian Chamber of Commerce* Australian Procurement and Construction Council* AUSTROADS* Master Builders of Australia* Electricity Supply Association* Assoc ... sociation of Consulting Engineers, AustraliaGC21 (Edition 1) General Conditions of ContractThe GC21 Construction Contract was developed and prepared in conjunction with many organizations. They are:* ...

(8 pages) 61 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Diversity Action Plan

IntroductionWomen have entered the construction industry in increasing numbers over the last twenty five years. As a result, male emplo ... d organizations like Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), this has become possible. Women have increased opportunities to advance in the ... ecutives. Unfortunately, the progress made over the years in the initiative to bring women into the construction industry has not completely eliminated the unique diversity issues.While a younger gene ...

(8 pages) 462 0 4.2 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Consider the arguments for prefabrication in relation to house building and discuss some of the problems that house builders face when developing and implementing house building systems.

e essay will explore how prefabrication has formed, what it involves, and how it's perceived in the construction industry.PrefabricationPrefabrication means that all the elements are produced in clean ... tion means that all the elements are produced in clean, dry production plants. It's then taken to a construction site in a vehicle - protected from the weather - and assembled right away. The techniqu ...

(7 pages) 42 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Cladding on buildings - Trespa

means there is little movement of the main load bearing structure. 6Bibliography:1.Barrys Advanced Construction of Building, Stephen Emmit and Christopher Gorse2.http://www.nsiuk.org/bwss/BWSS.pdf3.h ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

Biology Relating To Construction Management

My field of interest is construction management. The construction industry is to some degree intertwined with the biological ... tudy and understanding of biology and how operates in nature can help in limiting the impact future construction has on the biological word.An aspect of construction that continues to become more and ... environment while still achieving the needs of society. With Mother Nature in mind everything from construction sites to construction methods and even construction materials have and continue to unde ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Caterpillar Tractor Co. – Case Analysis. The case is based on 1981 figures

executive summaryNothing is more familiar on a construction site than the bright yellow heavy equipment manufactured by Caterpillar, Inc. Caterpill ... Inc. Caterpillar Inc., headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, has dominated the world in earth moving, construction, and materials machinery for more than 50 years. Their global dominance; however, creat ... rviewIntroductionAs one of the Fortune 500, Caterpillar Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. The c ...

(20 pages) 255 0 4.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Comeback of Caterpillar, 1985-2002(Case summary) Strategic decisions at Catterpillar.

., A Fortune 100 Company, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines as well as industrial gas turbines ... l and natural gas engines as well as industrial gas turbines. The company is a technology leader in construction, transportation, mining, forestry, energy, logistics, electronics, financing and electr ...

(3 pages) 100 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Carpenters

g to talk about the job and life of a carpenter. Carpenters are involved in many different kinds of construction activities, such as cutting, fitting, and assembling wood and other materials for the c ... rpenter, even at the beginning level, is to have a workshop. The jobs they do depend on the type of construction, company, and the skills of the carpenter. Carpenters may advance to carpentry supervis ...

(2 pages) 470 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Carpenters

g to talk about the job and life of a carpenter. Carpenters are involved in many different kinds of construction activities, such as cutting, fitting, and assembling wood and other materials for the c ... rpenter, even at the beginning level, is to have a workshop. The jobs they do depend on the type of construction, company, and the skills of the carpenter. Carpenters may advance to carpentry supervis ...

(2 pages) 407 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Case Study: Water, water everywhere but down the tube

Design or construction at fault?Mr O’Mishin has designed a building and was occupied by his client in 198 ... he architect and builder for insurance coverage without carry out any remedy work by him.Design and construction defects are usually include any deficiency in the performing or furnishing of the desig ... de any deficiency in the performing or furnishing of the design, planning, supervision, inspection, construction or observation of construction to any new building. As we can see from the investigatio ...

(5 pages) 19 1 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case Study 2: A Property Developer's Goal

clauses written into the proposed term of engagement, he is worrying his liabilities to design and construction defects and also restricted to interacting with the end users for design brief.If I wer ... and site supervision until completion of works as well as to guard the owner against defects in the construction.First and foremost Mr Perry Winkle should be aware of his professional skills, responsi ...

(4 pages) 479 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Chuang Uming Case

The architects involved were Lee Sian Teck Chartered Architects and the contractors engaged in the construction of the building were Chuang Uming (Pte) Ltd. The contract period was to last for about ... the claim was to be taken jointly from the architects and contractors namely due to bad design and construction works respectively.-The amount to be claimed for damages was $1,979,526.18 after deduct ...

(8 pages) 1373 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Human Capital

Human capital is vital to BETCO's success in completing project Construction Store-N-Lock. In this paper Team A will discuss the components of human capital, commun ... M. The Pure Project Structure was chosen because this is a project driven structure and is best for construction companies (if the cost is not too vast), or a "one-time, highly specific, unique tasks ... y. Once that is complete the PM will do a Risk Assessment exploring each task for uncertainty. "The construction industry is subject to more risk and uncertainty than many other industries." (Flanagan ...

(9 pages) 123 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Fire Safe Design Commercial Building Construction

Running Head: FIRE SAFE DESIGN COMMERCIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONFire Safe Design Commercial Building Construction�Fire Safe Design Commercial Bui ... of fire fatalities.DiscussionThere are 2 kinds of forefront defence materials and tools are used in construction of commercial buildings:Passive procedures: surround the fire and avoid structural fall ... rch will centered around more on passive procedures, and materials utilized in commercial buildings constructions.Fire Resistant Materials"Cement, steel, bricks and even stone will distort or change p ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering