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By Carl Bridge
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...
By Danny Myers
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....
By David Isaac
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.
By Sally Denton
The inside story of the Bechtel family and the empire they've controlled since the construction of the Hoover Dam.
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...
By Ed Ferrett
Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction has been specially written for the thousands of students who complete the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety each year. Fully revised in alignment with the April 2015 syllabus, the fifth edition provides students with all they need to tackle the...
Civil Engineering Materials explains why construction materials behave the way they do. It covers the construction materials content for undergraduate courses in civil engineering and related subjects and serves as a valuable reference for professionals working in the construction industry. The book concentrates on demonstrating methods to obtain, analyse and...
Understand, with contributions from leading experts in the field, the importance of managing the supply chain outside of the immediate construction site.
Construction project management requires a broad range of skills, from technical expertise to leadership, negotiation, team building and communication. This no-nonsense guide covers all of the essentials of the role, including: * Pre-construction activities * Design management and BIM * Procurement * Feasibility studies * Environmental management systems * People...