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Construction Time Management

Construction time management is an element of the construction budgeting process where the project management team determines the amount of time devoted to each segment of the project. Construction time management determines the amount of man hours and employees needed to reach completion. More commonly used and written out by hand before the introduction of computers and the internet,construction estimate forms are now largely filled out on a computer.

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Construction time management plays a major role in developing the cost estimates for projects of varying construction methods. The traditional method is to use the design/bid/build approach, where an architect or engineer oversees the project. They handle the design, produce construction drawings, oversee bids and contracts and the building process itself. The links between the architect, the client and the main contractor are direct. The contractor can win a project through the lowest blind bid or through the construction manager at-risk method, where the contractor guarantees to deliver the project within a guaranteed maximum price. Instead of simply serving as construction manager, the contractor also serves as a consultant to the owner during the design and development processes.

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April 22, 2012 Posted by | Project Management | Leave a comment

Bank doors open more widely, but businesses cannot go in

It’s obvious that the State Bank’s decision to slash the dong ceiling deposit interest rate to 12 percent aims to rescue businesses which have been bogged down in difficulties. However, analysts have warned that the decision may not help much.

Businesses’ assets nearly exhausted

Deputy Chair of the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) Nguyen Duc Thanh said that most of the assets of enterprises are not valuable, just several thousands of square meters of production workshops.

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April 22, 2012 Posted by | News | , | Leave a comment

Hanoi realty market not ripe for investors

This is not the right time for secondary investors to join the present dreary realty market as the central bank’s latest loosened credit policy will bring about a psychological impact only, insist market observers.

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April 22, 2012 Posted by | News | Leave a comment

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Construction Layout Design

The construction of a building can be considered as production with temporary factory. The building site being the ‘factory’ in which the building contractor will make the product on site. Site layout can be defined as site space allocation for material storage, working areas, units of accommodation, plant positions, general circulation areas, and also access and egress for deliveries and emergency services.

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April 22, 2012 Posted by | Site Management | | Leave a comment