Essays Tagged: "construction industry"

Safety on construction site

You are about to visit a construction site. It will be your first visit to this site. Describe how you would approach the sit ... precautions you can take to minimise the risk of injury to others and yourself.Safety assignmentThe construction industry has a not so good reputation in health and safety having 70% of people killed ... ger.Machines·I would make sure all other moving parts are guarded unless safe by position or construction.·I would make sure I turn off any machine after I finish using it thus preventin ...

(5 pages) 116 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

How Climatic Changes Effect Society

cts. First of all, society depends largely on forests to supply trees which in turn supply wood for construction. Other resources include oil and animals (livestock). In the focus of wood, there is th ... there is the Western Canadian Boreal Forest which is a large producer of wood for the United States construction industry. However, climatic changes has had large and impacting effects on the construc ...

(3 pages) 112 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

China's Economic Growth Due To Recent Foreign Policies

technology, the medical market, and infrastructures, liketelecommunications, transportation and the construction industry. Chinese reformmeasures even anticipated the rush of foreign investment by ope ...

(5 pages) 273 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Bid Depositoy of Newfoundland

itoryThe Newfoundland and Labrador bid depository is in place to improve tendering practices in the construction industry. The bid depository receives all sealed bids from both trade contractor and ge ... n the best interest of owners, architects, engineers, and contractors.The Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association which manage the bid depository have offices in St. John's, Gander, Grand F ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

An Analysis of Impact of External Environment Factors on Hainan International Ltd And Its Strategy Of Dealing With These Factors

in Tanzania. PEST environment analysis has been carried out to form an informed picture of Tanzania construction industry. Important key drivers are listed and the current strategy of Hainan is observ ... 4)2.3 Social Environment:2.3.1 Population2.3.2 Skilled Workforce2.4. Technological Environment2.4.1 Construction Engineering and Technologies2.4.2 Information TechnologiesConclustionsRecommendationBib ...

(10 pages) 136 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

who wrote it and passed it, when it was passed, where it was passed, and also how it relates to the construction industry. I also want to write, in this essay, what people are affected by this law.The ... as a whole grows older.There are many ways that the Americans with Disabilities Act relates to the construction industry. One way is that, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Americans with di ...

(2 pages) 133 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Construction Industry Report

I am aconsultant specializing in the building construction industry. In this report I will make ashort overview of the buiding construction indust ... islation and make some recommendations as to the improvement of employment relations.I see that the construction industry is undergoing an unprecedented programme of change which will continue over th ... gland, because of the current and forecast rate of growth in this region.Quality design and quality construction are vital to the quality of life: in our homes, offices, shops and factories. They are ...

(9 pages) 140 0 2.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


g from space exploration to entertainment, humans have start developing and utilizing robots in the construction industry. As with most advanced technologies, robots have their own shortcomings. As su ... eir own shortcomings. As such, this essay will explore the disadvantages of utilizing robots in the construction field and its future potential, given that the short-comings are solved.To begin with, ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

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

Geotechnics-Determination of Particle Specific Gravity of a Granular Soil.

the void ratio. It is important to know the particle specific gravity for practical reasons in the construction industry because say for example, structural engineers want to build the foundations fo ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

Construction Management

IntroductionThe construction industry is not, as commonly considered, a stereotyped industry with only traditional a ... onsidered, a stereotyped industry with only traditional and conventional technologies. Firms in the construction industry have adopted new management practices, cost strategies, changes in design and ... nologies related to materials, equipment and components.(Gann, 2002, 226-31) Although innovation in construction takes place incrementally, over the long term technological and organizational changes ...

(8 pages) 170 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Project Plan For Intranet

r Builders Merchants (SBM) is small private merchandising company selling building materials to the construction industry. With its increasing sales and inventory, the management of SBM would like to ...

(7 pages) 126 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Civil Engineering

aries.Civil engineers do a number of jobs. Some of these jobs include designing and supervising the construction of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply systems, and sewage ... ources. Some of these sources include private firms, the federal, state, and local governments, the construction industry, the transportation industry, and the manufacturing industry (Civil). The job ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Malaysia's Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act.

Recommendations for Malaysia's'Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act'.Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (ISM)-leading ... laysia (ISM)-leading working group (WG 10) has a vision that could be summarized as:'payment in the construction industry is timely' - where everyone in the construction industry pays the appropriate ... struction industry pays the appropriate amounts due in a timely manner.Due to the characteristic of construction industry, the size and duration of the project and payment terms differentiate the indu ...

(8 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


alia is a link in which China, the host nation for the 2008 Olympics is recommending the Australian construction company, BlueScope Lysaght to provide China with an environmentally-friendly and energy ... ent construction solution.Relationship between Australia and China:BlueScope Lysaght is the leading construction company in the world and has had past experience, providing more than 20 sports sites f ...

(5 pages) 22 1 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


When we refer to something as ''structural'' in the Construction Industry, then we basically mean the parts that carry the loads, where ''load'' is the ... prevent the building from collapsing.SimilaritiesThe similarities between traditional timber framed construction and modern steel framed structures are the following:•In both traditional and stee ... g strands of wood in specific orientations and then bonding the layers with a resin.5. Load-bearing construction is usually more effective for small cellular buildings as the strength depends on the t ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Building Organizational Project Management Capability: Learning from Engineering and Construction

OVERVIEWConstruction is the industry that is widely accepted to have the most mature project management proc ... he most mature project management processes. IT project managers envy the accuracy with which their construction colleagues can estimate and predict progress on a building. They borrow their tools and ... ve their own capabilities by adopting a model of project management capability development from the construction and engineering sector. Domain specifics may apply to projects but they do not apply to ...

(17 pages) 100 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Industry research- Construction, Homebuilding

I see that the construction industry is undergoing an unprecedented program of change which will continue over the ... gland, because of the current and forecast rate of growth in this region.Quality design and quality construction are vital to the quality of life: in our homes, offices, shops and factories. They are ... he quality of other public buildings and spaces; and they are vital to sustainable development. The construction industry has a key role to play in the future development of the economy of the east of ...

(9 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics