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A practical guide to disruption and productivity loss on construction and engineering projects

Author: Roger Gibson
Publisher: West Sussex, England : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015. ©2015
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Disruption of a construction project is of key concern to the contractor as any delay to the project will involve the contractor in financial loss, unless those losses can be recovered from the  Read more...

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Gibson, Roger, 1944-
Practical guide to disruption and productivity loss on construction and engineering projects.
West Sussex, England : John Wiley & Sons, ©2015
195 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Gibson
ISBN: 9781118992180 1118992180
OCLC Number: 905919470
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages) : illustrations, tables
Contents: Preface vii Acknowledgements ix 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Introduction 1 1.2 The aims of this book 3 1.3 The SCL Protocol 3 1.4 Conclusion 9 2 Contracts and Case Law 11 2.1 Introduction 11 2.2 Contracts 13 2.3 Case law 18 3 Planning, Programmes and Record Keeping 61 3.1 Background and history of planning 61 3.2 Planning and programming 64 3.3 Programme submission, review and acceptance 78 3.4 Programme updates and revisions 84 3.5 Progress records and other record keeping 91 4 Delay, Disruption and Causation 99 4.1 Delay 99 4.2 Disruption 107 4.3 Causation 118 5 Loss of Productivity 123 5.1 Introduction 123 5.2 Productivity and efficiency 124 5.3 Common causes of loss of efficiency 128 5.4 Methods of productivity measurement 133 6 Acceleration and Mitigation 153 6.1 Acceleration 153 6.2 Mitigation 164 Appendix 1 Definitions and Glossary 169 Appendix 2 Levels of Programmes 177 Appendix 3 SCL Protocol; Guidance Clauses on 'Disruption' 187 Index 191
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