Construction & heavy industry

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Paperback £33.88

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully `sustainable' or `green' build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on how sustainable building projects are...

    Solidification and Solid-State Transformations of Metals and

    By Maria Jose Quintana Hernandez

    Paperback £86.46

    Solidification and Solid-State Transformations of Metals and Alloys describes solidification and the industrial problems presented when manufacturing structural parts by casting, or semi-products for forging, in order to obtain large, flat or specifically shaped parts. Solidification follows the nucleation and growth model, which will also be applied in solid-state transformations,...

    Profiteers

    By Sally Denton

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    The inside story of the Bechtel family and the empire they've controlled since the construction of the Hoover Dam.

    Project Finance for Construction

    By Carl Bridge

    Paperback Save £1.11 = £33.88

    The world of construction is intrinsically linked with that of finance, from the procurement and tendering stage of projects right through to valuation of buildings. In addition to this, things like administrations, liquidations, mergers, take-overs, buy-outs and floatations affect construction firms as they do all other companies. This book is...

    Construction Economics

    By Danny Myers

    Paperback £38.37

    Construction Economics provides students with the principles underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. Its new approach specifically examines the problems of securing sustainable construction. The new edition has been fully revised to provide an overview of the economy and construction markets since the global financial crisis....

    Construction Contract Claims

    By Mark Wright

    Hardback £57.26

    The negotiation and settlement of claims is an essential - but often overlooked - element of the construction industry, and this troubleshooting guide can help construction professionals, students and contractors to protect themselves against costly claims.

    Property Development

    By David Isaac

    Paperback Save £2.87 = £38.12

    The fully revised and updated third edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive guide to the property development process, taking readers from initial project evaluation to planning, funding, construction and disposal.

    The Profiteers: Bechtel and the Men Who Built the World

    By Sally Denton

    Hardback £24.36

    The inside story of the Bechtel family and the empire they've controlled since the construction of the Hoover Dam.

    Professional Ethics for the Construction Industry

    By Rebecca Mirsky

    Paperback Save £1.62 = £38.37

    Construction professionals have a range of demanding responsibilities; towards clients, their companies, and to abide by government regulations. It is understandable that busy practitioners could forget their ethical responsibilities in the face of these pressures, but maintaining a rigorous ethical standard is crucial to long-term success. Written to meet the...

    Innovative Bridge Design Handbook

    Paperback Save £16.54 = £78.46

    As known, each bridge presents a unique set of design, construction, and maintenance challenges. The designer must determine the appropriate methods and level of refinement necessary to design and analyze each bridge on a case-by-case basis. The Innovative Bridge Design Handbook: Construction, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance encompasses the state of the...

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