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  • Blasting in Mining - New Trendsby Ajoy K. Ghose; Akhilesh Joshi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 139.95

    Blasting practices in mines have undergone many changes in the recent past and continue to be honed and reconfigured to meet the demands of today?s mining needs. This volume compiles papers of the workshop Blasting in Mines ? New Trends , hosted by the Fragblast 10 Symposium . The 17 papers provide a mix which highlight the evolving trends in blasting... more...

  • WSUD Engineering Procedures: Stormwaterby Melbourne Water

    CSIRO Publishing 2005; US$ 89.95

    Practical engineering solutions to those who need to implement WSUD. more...

  • Design of Structural Masonryby W.M.C. McKenzie

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 50.00

    ''Design of Structural Masonry'' provides a comprehensive source of information on practical masonry design, introduces the nature and inherent characteristics of masonry given in relation to the requirements of BS 5628 and introduces the use of Eurocode EC6 in structural masonry design. more...

  • Strategic Management in Constructionby David Langford; Steven Male

    Wiley 2008; US$ 95.00

    This book reviews the general theory of strategy, relates it to the particular circumstances of the construction industry, and shows how it can be applied in practice. It brings together ideas from economics, marketing, management, business and politics to develop strategic management for both contractors' firms and the associated professions. Substantial... more...

  • The Construction of Housesby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of modern construction and services. In addition most chapters contain information on earlier construction... more...

  • Construction Quality Managementby Paul Watson; Tim Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Written in line with the ISO 9001:2008 standard, this textbook provides a comprehensive evaluation of quality management systems and tools. Their effectiveness in achieving construction project objectives is explored, as well as applications in corporate performance enhancement for business types across the built environment. Self test questions and case... more...

  • Project Management in Constructionby Sidney M. Levy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 89.95

    New to this edition: New chapters on Quality Control and Quality Assurance and Successful Commencement; new material on Ethics, Estimating a Project During Design, and Design Build Market: general contracting companies; specialty subcontractors SI units are included for international usage more...

  • Chern on Dispute Boardsby Cyril Chern

    Wiley 2011; US$ 205.00

    A dispute board is a panel of impartial members, appointed at the outset of the construction contract, whose purpose is to monitor progress, resolve disputes as they arise and provide a forum for discussing difficult matters. This book provides an in depth analysis of dispute board law and detailed, practical explanations of how dispute boards work... more...

  • Timber Construction Manualby American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC); Jeff D. Linville

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    The definitive design and construction industry source for building with wood—now in a thoroughly updated Sixth Edition Since its first publication in 1966, Timber Construction Manual has become the essential design and construction industry resource for building with structural glued laminated timber. Timber Construction Manual, Sixth Edition... more...

  • Construction Managementby Denny McGeorge; Patrick Zou

    Wiley 2012; US$ 70.00

    The construction industry faces continual challenges and demands, due to market conditions and coercion by governments, for improvements in safety, quality and cost control, and in the avoidance of contractual disputes. To meet these challenges construction enterprises need to constantly seek new directions and business models in construction management.... more...