Whole Life Cycle Costing

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

Governments all across the world keep on looking 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 change effects, and moving…

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Rehabilitation of abandoned railways challenges from the civil engineering point of view, cost pressure as estimation of the costs, risks associated, and their opportunities in UK

Abandoned Railway Tracks These are the railway tracks that has not been under usage since long time due to certain reasons, we can say these railway tracks are disused railway tracks or closed railway tracks due to their not usage since long time. Challenges Behind Rehabilitation of abandoned railways w.r.t civil engineering in UK market…

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Total Expenditure Estimation: how to capture all the elements and calculate reliable TotEx estimates.

Gigantic strain exists to keep on decreasing capital undertaking costs, diminish working expenses, lessen energy utilization, meet natural supportability targets, and all with fewer assets and individuals. However, consider the possibility that we utilize this opportunity to think diversely. This is the ideal time to rethink how we approach capital and functional ventures. TOTEX Approach…

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What is whole life cycle costing for infrastructures, and is it worth?

Whole life cycle costs entail all costs related to the existence of a structure, from commencement to development, occupation, and activity, and removal. Whole life cycle costing is a technique for the structured economic assessment used to build up the absolute expense of proprietorship, or the whole life costing of choice evaluations. It is an…

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Use, abuse, and misuse of optimism bias in civil engineering, how to avoid it.

Estimate, Estimation, Civil Engineering, Cost Management, Whole Life Cycle Costing, Optimism Bias Optimism bias is the inclination of people to anticipate better compared to average results from their activities. Basically, Optimism bias in construction projects is the inclination, unknowingly or intentionally, to exaggerate anticipated advantages and minimize the degree of intricacy of the project bringing…

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How five whys, or Critical Thinking, pragmatic approach improve civil engineering projects.

Before we talk about how the five whys of pragmatic approach can improve civil engineering projects, let’s first have a look at what Pragmatic Approach is.  The pragmatic approach refers to taking decisions on practical reflections rather than theoretical ones. A person who opts pragmatic approach manages things practically. The emphasis of the Pragmatic approach…

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Green infrastructure and sustainability are key driver for growth of communities and countries.

Infrastructure is a familiar term, traditionally denoting networks and systems that provide us with essential services such as water, power, and transport.

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Why cost management, and estimation, is really important in the gig era?

Nowadays everything is at a click distance; you can buy a car and get it delivered at home. This happened before the pandemic, so gig economy was even before COVID-19 a now way to do business. Now you go on freelancing platform, you can buy services from anywhere in the world, at a great price…

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In-house vs Consultancy: Is there a best approach?

There is a constant need for expertise within infrastructure development. It can the driving force between a fledgeling idea and successful implementation. Often, an organisation can tap into it’s the existing staff, utilising their in-house knowledge and understanding of the business, calling upon their prior expertise in order to see a project through to completion….

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