Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry

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9780131298279: Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry

Fully updated to take into account recent legislation, this book provides a sound basis for students.  It gives them an understanding of the principles involved in contractual and procurement arrangements in the construction industry.

Ideal for those studying for EDEXCEL, HNC/D and especially undergraduate degree courses in building, surveying, construction management, architecture and architectural technology.

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This fifth edition of Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry introduces a number of new chapters that reflect the changes in procurement, including health and safety management, partnering the supply chain, sustainability and Constructing Excellence in the Built Environment.

 

It aims to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the subject and reinforces the changes that are taking place within the construction industry, such as how it is organised and the way in which consultants, contractors, subcontractors and all of those involved in the supply chain obtain work.

 

Key Features

 

  • Four new chapters: Health and safety management, partnering the supply chain, sustainability and Constructing Excellence in the Built Environment.
  • Existing chapters have been updated to include present legislation.
  • New case studies, and a special section on legal cases.
  • New appendices.

 

This new edition is suitable for students taking undergraduate courses in Building and Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, and Estate Management. It is also suitable for students on HND/C courses in Building, and Construction Management and foundation degree courses in Building and Construction Management.

 

 

Allan Ashworth is currently a visiting professor in the School of Construction and Property Management at the University of Salford and the Adjunct Professor of Quantity Surveying at UNITEC in New Zealand. He is also a senior academic advisor to the Centre for Education in the Built Environment (CEBE), based at the universities of Cardiff and Salford. He is a former HMI (Her Majesty’s Inspector) in the Department for Education and Employment.

 

 

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