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  1. Professional Negligence in Construction

    By Ben Patten

    What is professional negligence? What are the obligations of construction professionals in contract and in tort? In what circumstances might the difference between the obligations be important? These questions are of crucial importance not only to construction lawyers but also to contractors,...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Human Resource Management in Construction Projects

    Strategic and Operational Approaches

    By Martin Loosemore, Andrew Dainty, Helen Lingard

    Although construction is one of the most labour-intensive industries, people management issues are given inadequate attention. Furthermore, the focus of attention with regards to HR has been on the strategic aspects of HRM function - yet most problems and operational issues arise on projects. To...

    Published January 30th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Building Down Barriers

    A Guide to Construction Best Practice

    By Clive Thomas Cain

    With rapid changes in procurement processes and increasing pressure for improvement, cohesion and efficiency, practitioners need to be aware of industry-wide generally acknowledged best practice. The recent Latham and Egan reports in the UK have spurred further intitiatives from the demand side of...

    Published January 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  4. Workplace Strategies and Facilities Management

    Edited by Rick Best, Gerard de Valence, Craig Langston

    This book provides comprehensive coverage of issues that facility managers in the property industry need to understand and apply in the pursuit of value for money over the life span of built facilities. The authors introduce the fast-growing discipline of facility management, examine the core...

    Published December 17th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Financing Construction

    Cash Flows and Cash Farming

    By Russell Kenley

    Cash is king, not least in the construction industry. Recent government-commissioned reports have highlighted the importance of better financial management in the construction industry. This professional text provides a considered analysis of the tools and techniques of project financial...

    Published October 17th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Writing Engineering Specifications

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Fitchett, Jeremy Haslam

    Engineers need to understand the legal and commercial context in which they draw up technical specifications. This thoroughly up-dated edition of Haslam's successful Writing Engineering Specifications provides a concise guide to technical specifications and leads the reader through the process of...

    Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Integrated Life Cycle Design of Structures

    By Asko Sarja

    Traditionally the process of design has concentrated on the construction phase itself, with the primary objective being to optimise efficiency and minimise costs during development and construction. With the move towards a more sustainable development comes the need for this short-term approach to...

    Published March 28th 2002 by CRC Press

  8. An Introduction to Building Procurement Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Jack Masterman

    Building procurement systems are the organisational structures within which the design and construction of building projects take place. The intention of this guide is to provide construction students and junior professionals with sufficient information about the systems to ensure an awareness of...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Practices in the Built Environment

    Edited by Craig Langston

    Sustainability is a key issue and its impact on the construction industry, as one of the major users of the Earth's resources, is starting to take hold. This book deals with sustainability as it affects the construction industry, looking at the techniques and issues which designers, engineers,...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge