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Constructing a Better Image

Author(s): Construction Industry Board
Publication Date: October 1996
ISBN: 9780727725462
Stock level: Out of stock
£25.00

The construction industry has a lot of good news to tell. Through implementing Sir Michael Latham's recommendations, it is positively addressing many of its perceived failings. The proposals in this report are designed to enable the Construction Industry Board to get this mes...

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
£35.25

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.

Civil engineering in the nuclear industry

Author(s): R Dexter-Smith
Publication Date: October 1991
ISBN: 9780727716439
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

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.

Railway Bridge Maintenance, Second Edition

Author(s): Nigel Ricketts
Publication Date: June 2017
ISBN: 9780727760654
Stock level: In stock
£67.50

Railway Bridge Maintenance , Second edition provides a thorough overview to assist those involved in the maintenance and management of existing railway bridges, dating from the early nineteenth century to the present, that are essential in supporting railway operations. The...

Construction Planning, 2nd edition

Author(s): Richard H. Neale, David E. Neale and Paul Stephenson
Publication Date: April 2016
ISBN: 9780727760579
Stock level: In stock
£33.25

Construction Planning, 2 nd Edition  is a thorough guide to the use of planning techniques, key concepts and the latest developments in the field of project planning. It explores the construction planning process in the digital age by taking a closer look at the most eff...

Management of Procurement

Author(s): Denise Bower
Publication Date: August 2003
ISBN: 9780727732217
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

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 ...

Project Cost Estimating

Author(s): N J Smith, UMIST
Publication Date: March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720320
Stock level: In stock
£28.00

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 ...

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future

Author(s): Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro
Publication Date: February 2018
ISBN: 9780727761453
Stock level: In stock
£70.00

Award-winning title on the benefits, challenges and possibilities of urban underground spaces. The book gives a broad overview of the concept of underground space development investigating the issues that are associated with the sustainable development of urban underground sp...

NEC4: The Role of the Service Manager

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication Date: November 2019
ISBN: 9780727764461
Stock level: In stock
£50.00

Written by two NEC experts, NEC4: The Role of the Service Manager describes the technical and behavioural traits required for the role of Service Manager in a NEC4 Term Service Contract (TSC4). Practical examples show how the Service Manager plays a key role in providing lea...