THE ROLE OF CONSULTANT BUILDER IN MINIMIZING CHANGE ORDER IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. A CASE STUDY OF PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECT)

THE ROLE OF CONSULTANT BUILDER IN MINIMIZING CHANGE ORDER IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. A CASE STUDY OF PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECT) ABSTRACT Changes to original design occur during construction to most projects, such changes leads to increased cost, and delays as it affects time of completions, these changes are due to design errors, omission and discrepancies that …

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THE INFLUENCE OF NATIONAL CULTURE ON WORKERS SAFETY CLIMATE IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

THE INFLUENCE OF NATIONAL CULTURE ON WORKERS SAFETY CLIMATE IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ABSTRACT The research explored and analyzed the influence of national culture on workers safety climate in the Nigeria construction industry.  It identified the attitudes and perceptions of construction workers towards safety, the national culture dimensions that influence workers attitudes and perceptions …

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THE EFFECT OF COST OF ROOF ON THE TOTAL COST OF A BUILDING. A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED BUILDINGS IN AWKA SOUTH- ANAMBRA STATE

THE EFFECT OF COST OF ROOF ON THE TOTAL COST OF A BUILDING. A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED BUILDINGS IN AWKA SOUTH- ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT The research looked at the effect of cost of roof on the total cost of a building (A case study of some selected buildings in Awka South, Anambra).It determines …

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RETRAINING OF PROFESSIONAL BUILDERS IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 

RETRAINING OF PROFESSIONAL BUILDERS IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY  ABSTRACT This work studied the retraining of professional builders in the Nigerian construction industry. The study identified the key areas of professional practices of a builder, the skills and competencies required by professional builder, the means of developing professional builders for continuous improvement and benefits of …

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MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON PORT HARCOURT CONSTRUCTION SITES

MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON PORT HARCOURT CONSTRUCTION SITES ABSTRACT The current economic crisis has widened the gap between resources requirements to meet planned goals and the projected availability of funds for construction projects. Ineffective materials management has become a source of problem to successful construction project management, because materials take about 65 percent of the …

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LATE AND NON PAYMENT ISSUES IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-CONTRACTORS’ PERSPECTIVE IN ENUGU STATE

LATE AND NON PAYMENT ISSUES IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-CONTRACTORS’ PERSPECTIVE IN ENUGU STATE ABSTRACT The construction industry plays an important role in Nigerian soci-economics development. It is both growth-imitating, and growth-dependent. The industry establishes buildings and infrastructure works required for socio-economic growth. The success of economic development will further lead to increase in disposal …

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INNOVATION PROCESSES AND PRACTICES IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA 

INNOVATION PROCESSES AND PRACTICES IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA  ABSTRACT This study “innovation process and practices in construction industry in Anambra State of Nigeria” examined and assessed the level of innovation in the construction industry. An analysis of the relevant literatures was carried out. The analysis revealed that there are innovation drivers …

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EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS IN SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS IN SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA ABSTRACT This research studied “evaluating the effectiveness of project delivery methods in South-East Nigeria”. There are alternatives delivery methods for executing a project, the choice of selection are mostly done on familiarity bases, which is purely subjective and may not offer a better approach to …

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EFFECTIVE SAFETY AND HEALTH PLANNING ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN ONITSHA AND AWKA OF ANAMBRA STATE

EFFECTIVE SAFETY AND HEALTH PLANNING ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN ONITSHA AND AWKA OF ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT The major purpose of this study was how to use good planning of construction activities to achieve safety, good health, control and prevention of accidents on building construction sites. The population of the study consisted mostly of big construction …

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DURABILITY OF SOME FLOOR FINISHES IN BUILDING PROJECTS (A CASE STUDY OF FLOOR FINISHES WITHIN ENUGU METROPOLIS)

DURABILITY OF SOME FLOOR FINISHES IN BUILDING PROJECTS (A CASE STUDY OF FLOOR FINISHES WITHIN ENUGU METROPOLIS) ABSTRACT Floor finishes is a vital component in any building structure and lots of defects happen to the floor finishes though many of them could be traceable to the sub floor defect. The objective of the study is …

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ANALYSIS OF DETRACTING FACTORS AFFECTING CONSTRUCTION COSTS IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE.

ANALYSIS OF DETRACTING FACTORS AFFECTING CONSTRUCTION COSTS IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE. ABSTRACT One of the characteristics of construction projects is that they entail huge capital outlay. These investments have alternatives; in effect it must be assured that the decision to take up a construction work is the best. In carrying out such works cognizance has …

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE COST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE DELIVERY OF CAPITAL PROJECTS IN NIGERIA

AN APPRAISAL OF THE COST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE DELIVERY OF CAPITAL PROJECTS IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT This study appraises the Cost Management Practices in the Delivery of Capital Projects in Nigeria with set objectives of (i) Identifying and assessing the courses of ineffective cost management practices in delivery of capital projects., (ii) Identifying and assessing …

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