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NEC4: A Guide for Better Delivery of Projects in the Building Sector

Author(s): Kelvin Hughes
Publication date: 13 December 2021
ISBN: 9780727765192
Stock level: In stock
£41.25 £55.00
NEC4: A Guide for Better Delivery of Projects in the Building Sector is a practical guide to the effective use of the NEC suite of contracts on building projects. Written for an international readership, the book gives an overview of the NEC4 Suite of Contracts, showing how they can be used to deliver better outcomes on building projects. It also c

Procurement and Contract Strategies for Construction

Author(s): Ian Heaphy
Publication date: 04 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727763716
Stock level: In stock
£33.75 £45.00
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

CDM 2015 Questions and Answers: A practical approach to design, safety and wellbeing, Fourth edition

Author(s): Pat Perry
Publication date: 16 August 2021
ISBN: 9780727765840
Stock level: In stock
£45.00 £60.00
Fully updated, this new edition of CDM 2015: Questions and Answers provides concise answers to frequently asked questions about the management of health, safety and welfare on construction projects. The book shows how the 2015 CDM regulations apply in the context of everyday problems encountered in a construction project, and offers practical guida

BIM for Project Managers: Digital construction management

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 30 November 2020
ISBN: 9780727765291
Stock level: In stock
£38.44 £51.25
BIM for Project Managers is a concise practical guide which shows how cutting-edge BIM related technologies can facilitate the successful management of construction and infrastructure projects. Focused specifically on core project management topic areas, the book shows how BIM can act as a catalyst for key project management functions in constructi

Civil Engineering Procedure, Eighth edition

Author(s): The Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 26 October 2020
ISBN: 9780727764270
Stock level: In stock
£23.06 £30.75
Civil Engineering Procedure is an indispensable guide which describes and explains the stages of work for a project from first consideration through to completion of construction and then beyond to handing over the resulting structures and services for use.

NEC4: The Role of the Service Manager

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 13 November 2019
ISBN: 9780727764461
Stock level: In stock
£39.94 £53.25
Written by two NEC experts, NEC4: The Role of the Service Manager describes the technical and behavioural traits required for the role of Service Manager in a NEC4 Term Service Contract (TSC4). Practical examples show how the Service Manager plays a key role in providing leadership, encouraging a collaborative culture and working collaboratively wi

Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications

Author(s): Latif Eshrar, Rachel Bevan and Tom Woolley
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763518
Stock level: In stock
£36.00 £48.00
Modern day buildings are now expected to be low energy or near zero energy to reduce carbon emissions. A key step in making building low energy is to minimise heat transfer through the building fabric with insulation fabrics. However, how can a practitioner choose the most effective fabric for the job in hand? With so many thermal insulation materi

Asset Management: Transforming asset dependent businesses, Second edition

Author(s): Edited by Chris Lloyd and Michael Corcoran
Publication date: 25 July 2019
ISBN: 9780727761439
Stock level: In stock
£48.00 £64.00
With contributions from leading advisers, industry experts and academic researchers, Asset Management, Second edition is an essential reference on the practicalities of adopting asset management principles, methods and techniques. The book demonstrates how asset management can transform the prospects of infrastructure and asset dependent businesses

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
£41.44 £55.25
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

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future

Author(s): Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro
Publication date: 28 February 2018
ISBN: 9780727761453
Stock level: In stock
£57.94 £77.25
Award-winning title on the benefits, challenges and possibilities of urban underground spaces. The book gives a broad overview of the concept of underground space development investigating the issues that are associated with the sustainable development of urban underground space.

NEC4: The Role of the Project Manager

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 01 November 2017
ISBN: 9780727763532
Stock level: In stock
£38.81 £51.75
NEC Roles and Responsibilities is a series of books that provide a practical guide to the key roles in the NEC4 suite of contracts. Each title offers useful guidance and practical tips, and describes the technical information and behavioural traits that are needed to fulfil the role successfully. Written by two NEC experts, NEC4: The Role of the

Managing Reality, Third edition. Book 3: Managing the Contract

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 10 October 2017
ISBN: 9780727761866
Stock level: In stock
£37.69 £50.25
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts that explain how NEC4 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Fully updated to reflect the NEC4 contract, the books in this series form the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC4 for your projects. Book Three: Managing the Contract is essentiall

Managing Reality, Third edition. Book 5: Managing procedures

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 10 October 2017
ISBN: 9780727761903
Stock level: In stock
£34.50 £46.00
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts that explain how NEC4 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Fully updated to reflect the NEC4 contract, the books in this series form the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC4 for your projects. Book Five: Managing Procedures gives a practica

Managing Reality, Third edition. Book 4: Managing change

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 10 October 2017
ISBN: 9780727761880
Stock level: In stock
£40.13 £53.50
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts that explain how NEC4 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Fully updated to reflect the NEC4 contract, the books in this series form the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC4 for your projects. Book Four: Managing Change is for those who are

Managing Reality, Third edition. Book 1: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell, Barry Trebes
Publication date: 10 October 2017
ISBN: 9780727761828
Stock level: In stock
£33.56 £44.75
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts that explain how NEC4 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Fully updated to reflect the NEC4 contract, the books in this series form the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC4 for your projects. Book One: Introduction to the Engineering and C

Railway Bridge Maintenance, Second Edition

Author(s): Nigel Ricketts
Publication date: 26 June 2017
ISBN: 9780727760654
Stock level: In stock
£54.38 £72.50
Railway Bridge Maintenance, Second edition provides a thorough overview to assist those involved in the maintenance and management of existing railway bridges, dating from the early nineteenth century to the present, that are essential in supporting railway operations. The second edition has been updated to reflect the current challenges bridge

Doing it Differently: Systems for rethinking infrastructure, 2nd edition

Author(s): David Blockley, Patrick Godfrey
Publication date: 20 January 2017
ISBN: 9780727760821
Stock level: In stock
£38.81 £51.75
Doing it Differently: Systems for Rethinking Infrastructure proposes 'systems thinking' as a methodology to deliver change. The book sets out the theory, concepts and tools using real-life examples to persuade people to think differently rather than simply relying on specific techniques or methods for particular types of problem. The first editi

The Railway Metropolis: How Planners, Politicians and Developers Shaped Modern London

Author(s): Michael Schabas
Publication date: 19 December 2016
ISBN: 9780727761804
Stock level: In stock
£40.13 £53.50
Advance praise for The Railway Metropolis: “Michael Schabas has been associated with virtually every railway project in London over three decades. His story of what happened (and what didn't), and why, and who did what, is compelling reading. I couldn't put it down!” - Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Chairman, Network Rail and Commissioner, Transport for Lond

Bridge Monitoring: A Practical Guide

Author(s): Campbell R Middleton, Paul RA Fidler and Paul J Vardanega
Publication date: 22 August 2016
ISBN: 9780727760593
Stock level: In stock
£60.00 £80.00
Bridge Monitoring provides practical guidance on the monitoring of bridges, with a particular focus on the use of sensor technologies and bridge monitoring systems. As vital infrastructure assets, it is important that bridges are monitored effectively to ensure that they continue to be safe, operational and appropriately maintained. Bridge Monit

Whole-Life Value-Based Decision-Making in Asset Management

Author(s): Rengarajan Srinivasan and Ajith Parlikad
Publication date: 22 June 2016
ISBN: 9780727760616
Stock level: In stock
£41.25 £55.00
Whole-Life Value-Based Decision-Making in Asset Management is a comprehensive guide to improving the effectiveness of infrastructure asset management by determining the level of expenditure on infrastructure assets in order to maximise life-cycle value.

Global Risk Assessment and Strategic Planning: An introduction and facilitator’s guide to the GRASP Methodology

Author(s): John McLaughlin, Michael Ocock, Agi Oldfield, Barry Trebes
Publication date: 22 October 2015
ISBN: 9780727760944
Stock level: In stock
£35.25 £47.00
Global Risk Assessment and Strategic Planning is a combined risk-based methodology for management planning and decision making in projects. GRASP uses multi-stakeholder perspectives to enlarge the project team’s knowledge base and increase awareness of the circumstances in which the project can make real progress. The book provides a practical, inf

NEC3: The Role of the Supervisor

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 09 September 2015
ISBN: 9780727760968
Stock level: In stock
£36.94 £49.25
NEC3: The Role of the Supervisor is a practical 'how to' guide for those performing the role of Supervisor on NEC3 ECC contracts. It offers useful guidance and practical tips as well as highlighting the importance and the significant potential benefits that the role of Supervisor has to offer in the successful delivery of projects. Written by NE

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 2

Author(s): Mike Black, Christian Dodge and Jessica Yu (eds.)
Publication date: 07 September 2015
ISBN: 9780727761026
Stock level: In stock
£70.31 £93.75
The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. Six years on, it is the biggest railway construction project in Europe and is one of the largest single infrastructure investments undertaken in the UK. It consists of 21 km of new twin-bore tunnels under central London and 10 new world-class stations constru

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
£46.88 £62.50
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

Civil Engineering Special Issue: London 2012 Legacy

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2014
ISBN: 9780727760913
Stock level: In stock
£29.06 £38.75
This third and final special issue of Civil Engineering on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games covers the infrastructure legacy of the games, the delivery of which was fundamental to the success of the UK bid. These eight papers illustrate that the infrastructure legacy goes well beyond the immediate confines of the vast new Queen Elizabet

A Guide to the Reservoirs Act 1975, 2nd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 30 September 2014
ISBN: 9780727757692
Stock level: In stock
£58.31 £77.75
A Guide to the Reservoirs Act 1975 provides expert guidance on the application of the Reservoirs Act 1975, reflecting the current views and practices of the dam engineering profession. This fully updated second edition for reservoirs located in England incorporates the latest amendments introduced through the Flood and Water Management Act 2010,

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
£40.13 £53.50
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

Landslide Risk Assessment, 2nd edition

Author(s): E. Mark Lee and David K.C. Jones
Publication date: 13 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727758019
Stock level: In stock
£76.69 £102.25
Landslide Risk Assessment provides guidance to practitioners on establishing the likelihood and extent to which future slope failures could adversely impact society and affect people and property. The only book to focus on risk and landslides, using examples from across the globe, Landslide Risk Assessment examines a variety of approaches to landsl

Bridge Construction Equipment

Author(s): Marco Rosignoli
Publication date: 15 July 2013
ISBN: 9780727758088
Stock level: In stock
£83.81 £111.75
Bridge Construction Equipment provides exhaustive coverage of new and emerging bridge construction technology and modern construction methods for all bridge professionals looking to save time, labour and costs, reduce risk, and increase the value and quality of projects through mechanized bridge construction. Bridge construction equipment is bec

CESMM4: Carbon & Price Book 2013

Author(s): ICE, Mott MacDonald and BRE
Publication date: 24 June 2013
ISBN: 9780727758125
Stock level: Low stock
£163.88 £218.50
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

Managing Reality, 2nd edition. Book 5: Managing Procedures

Author(s): Barry Trebes and Bronwyn Mitchell
Publication date: 31 October 2012
ISBN: 9780727757265
Stock level: In stock
£33.56 £44.75
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts well versed in using NEC3 in industry that explains how NEC3 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Ultimately, this suite of books forms the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC3 for your projects. The books are based on usage of the NEC's co

Managing Reality, 2nd edition. Book 1: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract

Author(s): Barry Trebes and Bronwyn Mitchell
Publication date: 31 October 2012
ISBN: 9780727757180
Stock level: In stock
£31.88 £42.50
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts well versed in using NEC3 in industry that explains how NEC3 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Ultimately, this suite of books forms the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC3 for your projects. The books are based on usage of the NEC's co

NEC Managing Reality, 2nd edition. Book 3: Managing the contract

Author(s): Barry Trebes and Bronwyn Mitchell
Publication date: 31 October 2012
ISBN: 9780727757227
Stock level: In stock
£40.13 £53.50
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts well versed in using NEC3 in industry that explains how NEC3 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Ultimately, this suite of books forms the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC3 for your projects. The books are based on usage of the NEC's co

NEC Managing Reality, 2nd edition. Book 2: Procuring an Engineering and Construction Contract

Author(s): Barry Trebes and Bronwyn Mitchell
Publication date: 31 October 2012
ISBN: 9780727757203
Stock level: In stock
£36.94 £49.25
Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts well versed in using NEC3 in industry that explains how NEC3 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Ultimately, this suite of books forms the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC3 for your projects. The books are based on usage of the NEC's co

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
£65.06 £86.75
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,

Professional Services Agreements, 2nd edition

Author(s): Rachel Barnes
Publication date: 25 July 2012
ISBN: 9780727741585
Stock level: In stock
£61.88 £82.50
Professional Services Agreements is a practical guide to identifying, understanding and managing the legal and commercial risks inherent in these agreements, assisting the professional in making the correct commercial decisions on whether, or not, to accept these risks. This accessible guide provides a step-by-step explanation of how professional s

International Case Studies in Asset Management

Author(s): Chris Lloyd
Publication date: 12 June 2012
ISBN: 9780727757395
Stock level: Low stock
£42.94 £57.25
A companion publication to Asset Management, International Case Studies in Asset Management will help companies and professionals develop and support the teaching and learning of best practices in this field. The book presents 17 case studies which illustrate how resistant asset management is to compartmentalised thinking and actions. They provide

ICE Dispute Resolution Procedures

Author(s): ICE
Publication date: 04 May 2012
ISBN: 9780727757630
Stock level: Low stock
£41.81 £55.75
ICE Dispute Resolution Procedures combines in one volume the up-to-date Adjudication Procedure, Arbitration Procedure, Conciliation/Mediation Procedure and Dispute Board Procedure from the Institution of Civil Engineers. The procedures can be used with almost all forms of contract, are applicable throughout the construction industry, and allow for

NEC3: A User's Guide

Author(s): Jon Broome
Publication date: 12 March 2012
ISBN: 9780727741097
Stock level: In stock
£40.13 £53.50
‘…the contractual bible for users on how to implement and get the best from an NEC3 contract’ Glenn Hide, NEC3 Managing Consultant, GMH Planning Ltd 'This book can be recommended as both an authoritative read and an easy reference to the NEC3 suite of contracts... Every professional, be they engineer, manager, legal or financial officer, should

The Civil Engineers: The Story of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the people who made it

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication date: 01 June 2011
ISBN: 9780727741431
Stock level: In stock
£41.44 £55.25
The first history of the Institution of Civil Engineers to be illustrated in colour looks at the development of the profession over nearly 200 years and includes biographies of some of the greatest engineers who made these changes possible, charting the successes of construction from the great engineering advances of Victorian times to the Channel

People and Organizational Management in Construction, 2nd edition

Author(s): Shamil Naoum
Publication date: 24 May 2011
ISBN: 9780727741516
Stock level: In stock
£31.13 £41.50
People and Organizational Management in Construction, Second edition, applies management concepts to the construction industry, addressing the ways construction organizations can seek to improve their performance and effectiveness by understanding human and organizational behaviour. Using case studies and examples from the construction industry, th

Planning Major Projects

Author(s): Roger J. Allport
Publication date: 27 October 2010
ISBN: 9780727741103
Stock level: In stock
£56.81 £75.75
Planning Major Projects is a new, practical guide to developing resilient infrastructure and offers insight and guidance for planners seeking to deliver major projects on time, within budget and in line with operational goals. Planning Major Projects advocates a new approach for planning based on the author's international experience of working on

Strategic Risk: A Guide for Directors

Author(s): Actuarial Profession and Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 05 May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734679
Stock level: Low stock
£53.44 £71.25
"Reading this report will make company directors think hard - and few will decide to ignore its cogent and direct advice"- Dr Martin Barnes, Executive Director, The Major Projects Association and President, The Association for Project Management The success of enterprises can often be attributed to their successful management of strategic risk. Con

Handbook of Project Management Procedures

Author(s): Albert Hamilton
Publication date: 01 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727732583
Stock level: Low stock
£76.69 £102.25
The definitive guide presents a comprehensive set of step-by-step best practice procedures for managing any type of project from concept to completion. This is the book that everyone involved in projects has been waiting for, but until now has not been available. It is not academic. It is not of a general nature. This is the first, definitive, prac

Appraisal, Risk and Uncertainty

Author(s): Professor Nigel Smith, University of Leeds
Publication date: 28 November 2003
ISBN: 9780727731852
Stock level: Low stock
£29.25 £39.00
Projects need to achieve strategic goals and to that end must work in different levels of uncertainty. Engineers must be aware of methods to operate in ambiguous situations. Project promoters, project managers and consultants should understand the formative stages of each project and the risk and value decisions that have to be made. This book offe

Managing Innovation in Construction

Author(s): Martyn Jones and Mohammed Saad, University of West England
Publication date: 01 October 2003
ISBN: 9780727730022
Stock level: Low stock
£66.75 £89.00
This book investigates best practice across sectors of the economy and their transfers into the context of construction. It examines the development and diffusion of innovation to address adversarial relationships, and the fragmented processes and lack of customer focus, which still characterises much of the industry. It explains how constructio

Management of Procurement

Author(s): Denise Bower
Publication date: 01 August 2003
ISBN: 9780727732217
Stock level: Low stock
£28.50 £38.00
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

Breakwaters, Coastal Structures and Coastlines

Author(s): ICE
Publication date: 20 February 2003
ISBN: 9780727730428
Stock level: Low stock
£92.63 £123.50
This volume presents the proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers' seventh internaional conference on coastlines, structures and breakwaters. The papers contained in the volume cover wide ranging advances in international research and experience in the field of coastal and harbour engineering.

Achieving Results: How to Create Value

Author(s): Roy Woodhead and James McCuish
Publication date: 01 January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731845
Stock level: Low stock
£41.10 £54.80
A company's ability to quickly adapt to the changing demands and requirements of its customers has become an essential requirement for it's long-term survival. Managers must not limit their thinking to 'just' the product or project's value but more importantly what will make customers prefer their offerings to those presented by rivals. It's about

Managing Projects for Success: A Trilogy

Author(s): Hamilton, Consultant
Publication date: 01 January 2001
ISBN: 9780727734976
Stock level: Low stock
£83.81 £111.75
Managing Projects for success is a 'how to do it' book of considerable value to practitioners and students alike. It provides the challenge of theory application through a series of exercises and is comprehensively illustrated. Managing Projects for Success equips the reader with specialist skills that can be immediately applied in practice and