Civil engineering

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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Episode 5 – Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy

Transcript: Ladies and gentlemen, this is the time for transition. We are switching to Electric Vehicle. And the UK plays an important role in this transition. The UK can expect to see fewer and fewer new petrol and diesel cars in showrooms each year over the next ten years as part of the Government’s new…

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Episode 4 – How Hydrogen Strategy will drive towards net Zero sustainability target

Transcript: Hydrogen Strategy Hydrogen homes look ordinary, but this small change can make a big difference. For example, a hydrogen cooker gives orange flames rather than blue flames and only emits water vapor into the atmosphere. Hello friends, my name is Charlie and you are listing to Civils Bites. Podcast. In this podcast, we’ll see…

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Episode 3 – Circular Economy and the Electric Vehicle Charge Point (EVCP)

Transcript: Hello everyone. Welcome to my podcast Civils Bites. My name is Charlie, I am your host for quick, distilled, and discussed civil engineering and cost management matters. Today’s topic will cover Circular Economy and electric vehicles charge point. Here we go. In this series, I would like to talk about civil engineering, circular economy,…

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Episode 1 – Civil Engineering and Circular Economy.

Transcript: The upcoming years for us will be critical. As we are increasing non degradable pollutants, soon there will be a time when the earth will turn into a bin.┬áHi, my name is Charlie and, in this podcast, we are discussing, why should we move to circular economy. Before we discuss about the circular economy,…

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Episode 2 – Circular Economy and Transport Infrastructure

Transcript: The need for a circular economy on a global scale is no longer just a discussion on the future, it is the need of the hour and so does the smart ways to live, travel and thrive, we are living in the future and we must take action on what was suggested to be…

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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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