A STUDY OF PROSPECTS AND PROBLEMS OF TIMBER AS EXTERNAL MATERIAL IN BUILDING PRODUCTION IN HOT CLIMATE REGION (CASE STUDY BENUE STATE)

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A STUDY OF PROSPECTS AND PROBLEMS OF TIMBER AS EXTERNAL MATERIAL IN BUILDING PRODUCTION IN HOT CLIMATE REGION (CASE STUDY BENUE STATE) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Timber as external material in building production simply means using timber on the external part of the building such as timber work covering, timber external walls, and timber external windows, […]

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ASSESSMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) USES AT PRE-CONTRACT STAGE OF BUILDING PROJECTS

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ASSESSMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) USES AT PRE-CONTRACT STAGE OF BUILDING PROJECTS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    Background to the Study Every construction process requires heavy exchange of data and information between project participants on a daily basis. This makes the construction industry on of the most information-intensive industries. Information Technology (IT) has been widely […]

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SAFETY PROCEDURES AND ACCIDENT PREVENTION METHODS IN CONSTRUCTION SITES

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    Background of the study The importance of the Construction Industry to national economies the world over cannot be over emphasized. According to Mike et al (2011), by 2020 construction will account for 13.2% of world GDP indicating an upward trend. This is seen in the provision of basic infrastructure such as road networks, commercial and residential […]

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