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Joint Ventures in Construction 2: Contract, governance, performance and risk

Author(s): Edited by Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Khairuddin Abdul Rashid, Masamitsu Onishi and Sharina Farihah Hasan
Publication Date: September 2012
ISBN: 9780727757838
Stock level: Low stock
£62.81 £83.75

A collection of carefully selected papers from the International Conference on Multi-National Joint Ventures for Construction Works held in varying locations within the Asia Pacific region. The book endeavours to report ongoing debates on the theory and practiceof contract an...

The Civil Engineers: The Story of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the people who made it

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication Date: June 2011
ISBN: 9780727741431
Stock level: In stock
£40.31 £53.75

The first history of the Institution of Civil Engineers to be illustrated in colour looks at the development of the profession over nearly 200 years and includes biographies of some of the greatest engineers who made these changes possible, charting the successes of construct...

Management of Procurement

Author(s): Denise Bower
Publication Date: August 2003
ISBN: 9780727732217
Stock level: Low stock
£27.37 £36.50

This invaluable book covers all aspects of procurement, from drafting and using contracts to procurement strategies for privately financed projects. It is written from a construction perspective, and uses examples from other industries where appropriate. This essential book ...

Breakwaters, Coastal Structures and Coastlines

Author(s): ICE
Publication Date: February 2003
ISBN: 9780727730428
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00 £116.00

This volume presents the proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers' seventh internaional conference on coastlines, structures and breakwaters. The papers contained in the volume cover wide ranging advances in international research and experience in the field of coast...

Structural Appraisal of Iron Framed Textile Mills: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727138
Stock level: Low stock
£14.62 £19.50

This guide begins with a broad overview of mill building structures and their development, illustrated with examples of mill construction details. It then moves on to discuss measures that may be needed to ensure compliance with modern Building Regulations. Historical and mod...

The Management of Setting out in Construction: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by Jim Smith
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726148
Stock level: Low stock
£27.37 £36.50

There are few tasks in surveying that carry more onerous responsibilities than setting out. The financial cost of mistakes can be horrendous and completely out of proportion to the perceived value of the task. Setting out is just one part of a complex series of processes whic...

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
Stock level: Low stock
£95.06 £126.75

In recent years, highway maintenance has become a high profile topic, owning to the greater travel potential of the general public and to the impact of roadworks on commerce following the swing away from rail transport. Highway maintenance was once a low-key activity, but it ...

Appraisal and repair of masonry

Author(s): G Parkinson, G Shaw, J Beck and D Knowles, Curtins Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1996
ISBN: 9780727720559
Stock level: Low stock
£27.37 £36.50

This guide provides practical advice and guidance on the repair and maintenance of masonry structures. It covers all of the various forms of masonry, including stone, brick and blockwork.

Project Cost Estimating

Author(s): N J Smith, UMIST
Publication Date: March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720320
Stock level: Low stock
£21.75 £29.00

Estimates can be prepared at any stage during a project but in order to make use of an estimate it is important to consider its purpose, the stage of the project when it was prepared and the degree of risk in the project. To have any meaning, the purpose of any estimate must ...

Civil engineering in the nuclear industry

Author(s): R Dexter-Smith
Publication Date: October 1991
ISBN: 9780727716439
Stock level: Low stock
£51.56 £68.75

Civil engineering has an important part to play at every stage of the nuclear fuel cycle. This book examines ways in which the industry has responded to this challenge with new methods of construction giving higher productivity and faster construction times.