Construction

TOWER CRANE FAILURE

TOWER CRANE FAILURE “The usage of crane in the construction industry is widespread and very important regardless of the project size. In tall building construction, the efficiency of the tower crane is the backbone of the project success. The crane operator is responsible to control the crane efficiently and follows the provided safety guidelines. Loss…

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Micro-Tunnelling

Micro-tunnelling started initially in Japan and Europe and came to the U.S in 1984. By U.S. standards it is defined as a remotely controlled, laser-guided pipe jacking method without any manpower for the excavation entry process. Pipes of various sizes can be installed by this method. The tunnels are usually of very small diameters (from…

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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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A correct approach to estimate

The construction work entrusted to a contractor by the owner furnishes a bill of quantities if he intends to get an offer from the tenderer on an item rate basis. The client prepares such a bill of quantities by extracting those items from the sanctioned estimate which is proposed to be entrusted to a contractor….

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