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2023 is approaching, and the new Procurement Bill simplified, an how to guide.

The Cabinet Office published a Green Paper titled Transforming Public Procurement in 2020 to outline its plans for the future of public procurement law. The proposals’ overarching objectives are to streamline and quicken our procurement processes, prioritise value for money, create social value, and open doors for small firms, charities, and social enterprises to experiment…

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LIFE CYCLE COSTING IN ENGINEERING ASSET MANAGEMENT: A STUDY IN THE STEEL.

Engineering asset management can save money by reducing the amount spent on maintenance and operations. However, sustaining growth in terms of ROI is difficult to accomplish. This expansion may be the result of a new era of productivity improvement in engineering asset management (EAM). The intricacy of EAM means that it is rarely recognized as…

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Vacuum Excavation technology, advantages explained and simplified, how to guide.

Introduction Vacuum excavation is a non-destructive and non-mechanical digging method aimed at the collection and removal of solid land piles around various utilities. It is a freshly innovative solution to the traditional destructive methods of digging waste that involved the use of heavy machine tools. Primarily, the vacuum is of two main types: i.e. hydro…

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Construction and Demolition, and how to guide, approach to a circular economy.

Introduction Global urbanization has accelerated human population expansion in recent decades, requiring more material resources. Construction uses 32% of natural resources (Yeheyis et al., 2012). However, this figure is lower than in the 1990s (40%) (Rees, 2010); it is estimated that over 75% of building waste has a residual value and is not presently utilized…

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How to approach cost management in civil engineering with new pragmatic method.

Purpose of cost management In light of these issues, the purpose of this study was to shed light on the present costing practice and CW in the UK construction industry in order to build a framework that would guide stakeholders in cooperatively cost management projects. Adopting a qualitative study design technique, data from the UK’s…

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Estimation’s 7 Capital Sins: how to avoid those accidental pitfalls!

Introduction Project estimation or development work is one of the most arduous responsibilities for many construction industry professionals. It is, however, one of those unavoidable duties that must be carried out, often at several points throughout the project. Estimation is done upfront to cost the project and map out timeframes. Other estimates include the estimate…

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7 pillars of estimate: a step-by-step guide for strong and reliable cost management.

Cost estimates The practice of projecting the financial and other resources required to execute a project within a stated scope and timetable is known as the cost estimate. Cost estimates that are accurate and trustworthy are critical for policy formation, decision-making, and effective delivery. The ability to produce reliable, accurate, and transparent cost estimates is…

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Electric Vehicle Charging Point (EVCP) Strategy

Electric Vehicle Charging Point (EVCP) Cost Management, Circular Economy, Whole Life Cycle Costing, Civil Engineering, Enabling Works, Pragmatic Approach, Electric Vehicle Charge Point (EVCP) Introduction Local Authorities can employ planning and associated rules to guarantee that electric vehicle charging point are incorporated into new developments at the planning stage. As a result, charge points are…

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How would Hydrogen Infrastructures, accomplish hitting the fundamentals of the 2050 sustainable target?

Introduction Governments all across the world keep on looking at hydrogen Infrastructures for the right blend of future vehicle technologies that will empower extended individual portability and freight transport with close to zero discharges. This advanced step toward zero emanations is spurred by the concurrent drivers of further improving air quality, protecting against increased environmental…

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LEADER APPROACH (L.E.A.D.E.R)

Leadership Approach in Civil Engineering Project Management To well manage construction projects, it is essential to have information on modern management and develop a clear understanding of the construction and Leadership Approach. Construction projects have a particular set of targets and limitations, for example, an expected period for fulfilment. While the institutional courses of action…

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