infrastructure

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. Here we go. In this series, I would like to talk about civil engineering, circular economy, cost management, whole life cycle…

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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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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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Is it worth the Tag-Price of Infrastructures in small Rural Clusters?

IS IT WORTH THE TAG-PRICE OF INFRASTRUCTURES IN SMALL RURAL CLUSTERS? Infrastructure The term “infrastructure” is used for the entire physical systems of a region, a company, or even a nation. Examples of infrastructure are communication networks, transportation systems, water, sewage, and electrical systems. These are typically expensive, and capital-intensive investments and are crucial for economic growth…

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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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