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Procurement and Contract Strategies for Construction

Author(s): Ian Heaphy
Publication date: 04 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727763716
Stock level: In stock
£47.00
Procurement and Contract Strategies for Construction is a detailed guide to the key steps in the procurement process and the decisions which need to be made in order to create an effective procurement and contract strategy (PCS). PCS is a fundamental building block in successful project delivery. The book shows how—if done correctly—it ensures the

Financing Infrastructure Projects: A practical guide, Second edition

Author(s): Tony Mema and Faisal F. Al-Thani
Publication date: 20 June 2018
ISBN: 9780727763365
Stock level: In stock
£57.50
Financing Infrastructure Projects is an essential guide to the different methods and strategies that are used to finance infrastructure projects. The author team brings together extensive banking and engineering experience to present the latest thinking and developments in the effective implementation of finance for infrastructure projects. Fully

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Crossrail project: programme managing the Elizabeth line, London

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 04 October 2017
ISBN: 9780727763686
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50
This special issue of Civil Engineering is about programme managing the £14·8 billion Crossrail project to deliver the new east–west Elizabeth line railway across London. Jointly published by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Association of Project Management, it is part of an initiative by the delivery team to share its experiences and le

Guidance on Public Procurement for SMEs

Author(s): Jonathan Parker
Publication date: 07 September 2016
ISBN: 9780727761613
Stock level: In stock
£50.25
Guidance on Public Procurement for SMEs provides practical advice in the public procurement framework for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The obligations of EU member states are discussed in respect of the free movement of goods, freedom of establishment, and the freedom to provide services – despite Brexit, the UK will still have to tak

Construction Planning, 2nd edition

Author(s): Richard H. Neale, David E. Neale and Paul Stephenson
Publication date: 12 April 2016
ISBN: 9780727760579
Stock level: In stock
£38.25
Construction Planning, 2nd Edition;is a thorough guide to the use of planning techniques, key concepts and the latest developments in the field of project planning. It explores the construction planning process in the digital age by taking a closer look at the most effective principles and practice, including the latest technological development

Programme Management in Construction

Author(s): Peter T. Barnes, Roy Farren, Ali D. Haidar and Kenneth P. Wells
Publication date: 16 January 2015
ISBN: 9780727760142
Stock level: In stock
£67.00
Programme Management in Construction provides a comprehensive introduction to the application of programme management in the construction industry, demonstrating detailed coverage of programme management techniques through best practice guidance and case study examples. Encompassing project, design and construction management, this book explains ho

Risk Analysis and Management for Projects (RAMP), 3rd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Publication date: 02 July 2014
ISBN: 9780727741578
Stock level: In stock
£57.25
Risk and uncertainty surround every human activity and influence everything we do. RAMP (Risk Analysis and Management for Projects) is a well-established framework for analysing and managing the risks involved in projects, whether large or small. With an emphasis on the strategic and financial aspects, this practical working guide will assist plann

CESMM4: Carbon & Price Book 2013

Author(s): ICE, Mott MacDonald and BRE
Publication date: 24 June 2013
ISBN: 9780727758125
Stock level: Low stock
£227.25
CESMM4 Carbon and Price Book has been compiled using the the Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement (CESMM4). The Price Book incorporates recent technologies without the limitations of the form of contract or National Standards. CESMM4 updates are reflected throughout each section within the Price Book. Additionally the extent, depth and

Joint Ventures in Construction 2: Contract, governance, performance and risk

Author(s): Edited by Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Khairuddin Abdul Rashid, Masamitsu Onishi and Sharina Farihah Hasan
Publication date: 27 September 2012
ISBN: 9780727757838
Stock level: Low stock
£92.75
A collection of carefully selected papers from the International Conference on Multi-National Joint Ventures for Construction Works held in varying locations within the Asia Pacific region.;The book endeavours to report ongoing debates on the theory and practiceof contract and contract formation, governance, performance and risk in joint ventures,

Cost-benefit Analysis: a practical guide, 2nd edition

Author(s): Michael Snell
Publication date: 17 December 2010
ISBN: 9780727741349
Stock level: Low stock
£44.50
Cost-benefit analysis: A practical guide is a complete guide to the principles and practice of using cost-benefit analysis (CBA) effectively for making better decisions and allocating resources. This comprehensive and accessible text can be used without prior knowledge of economics, and provides the necessary skills to understand the rationale o

Client Best Practice Guide

Author(s): ICE Best Practice Panel
Publication date: 13 October 2009
ISBN: 9780727736505
Stock level: In stock
£57.25
Researched and written by the ICE Client Best Practice expert panel in cooperation with industry-leading construction clients and consultants, the Client Best Practice Guide offers definitive guidance to clients on the many ways in which they can positively influence the success of their projects - both during the planning, development and implemen

A Guide to the Procurement of Privately Financed Projects: An Indicative Assessment of the Procurement Process

Author(s): Douglas Lamb and Tony Merna
Publication date: 27 September 2004
ISBN: 9780727732736
Stock level: Low stock
£57.00
A guide to the procurement of privately financed projects: an indicative assessment of the procurement process outlines the concept of privately financed projects (PFP) that can be used for both public-private and private-private interactions. Utilising models from many countries the guide develops a robust procurement system applicable to PFP and

Supply Chain Management for Refurbishment

Author(s): Professor Steven Male, Marcus Gronqvist, University of Leeds, John Kelly, Glasgow University, Leela Damodaran and Wendy Olphert, Loughborough University
Publication date: 12 November 2003
ISBN: 9780727732422
Stock level: Out of stock
£76.25
This book is the outcome of EPARC supported three year research project involving seven major high-street retailing clients: Arcadia Group, Boots, Borders(UK), Halifax plc, Nationwid, Rubicon Retail Ltd, Pizza Express: and their supply chains. The book comprises two complementary parts. The first, the Good Practice Framework, is the 'what to do' fo

Management of Procurement

Author(s): Denise Bower
Publication date: 01 August 2003
ISBN: 9780727732217
Stock level: Low stock
£40.75
This invaluable book covers all aspects of procurement, from drafting and using contracts to procurement strategies for privately financed projects. It is written from a construction perspective, and uses examples from other industries where appropriate.This essential book offer presents guidance, explanations and case studies to help the reader co

Principles of Estimating

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 11 August 2000
ISBN: 9780727727633
Stock level: Low stock
£57.25
Current practice on most contracts dictates that the engineer deals with engineering matters and the quantity surveyor covers the commercial aspects. As a result, engineers have become increasingly uneasy at setting rates, evaluating claims and of pricing work generally. This book provides engineers with a sound all round ability and commercial ade

The Role of Cost Saving and Innovation in PFI Projects

Author(s): Construction Industry Council
Publication date: 02 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727728791
Stock level: Out of stock
£88.25
As PFI matures, inevitably questions are being asked about the role of cost saving and innovation. This publication presents the findings of a study designed to test the proposition that PFI will yield value for money by stimulating innovation. It surveys people responsible for managing the purchasing, designing, building and operation of PFI proje

Strategic Procurement in Construction

Author(s): Andrew Cox
Publication date: 01 May 1998
ISBN: 9780727725998
Stock level: Low stock
£44.50
This book explores the appropriateness of procurement strategies in certain situations. It argues that organisations should develop strategically aligned supply chains to deliver predictable and sustained performance improvements and asserts that the assumption that one approach is appropriate to manage all cirumstances is flawed.It provides a fram

Project Cost Estimating

Author(s): N J Smith, UMIST
Publication date: 31 March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720320
Stock level: Low stock
£32.50
Estimates can be prepared at any stage during a project but in order to make use of an estimate it is important to consider its purpose, the stage of the project when it was prepared and the degree of risk in the project. To have any meaning, the purpose of any estimate must be linked to the stages of the project and to the data available. Engineer