Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology: Volume 4 Issue 1


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The changing construction labour market: a case of Hong Kong

James M.W. Wong, Albert P.C. Chan, Y.H. Chiangn

Manpower is the most valuable asset in the construction industry. Based on an examination of literature, selected key data sources, and views from 29 key informants, this…

Women, construction and health and safety (H&S): South African and Tanzanian perspectives

J. English, T.C. Haupt, J.J. Smallwood

Construction by its very nature constitutes a challenge in terms of health and safety (H&S) and ergonomics as it exposes workers to a range of health, safety, and…

A web‐based information management system for predicting the breakdown of off‐highway plant

David Oloke, David J. Edwards, Bruce Wright, Peter E.D. Love

Effective management and utilisation of plant history data can considerably improve plant and equipment performance. This rationale underpins statistical and mathematical…

The practice of project management office (PMO) concept within the German architect, engineer, contractor (AEC) sector

Solomon Desta, David Root, C.J. Diederichs

The PMO is seen as an organisational entity entrusted to instil Project Management (PM) practices and culture within an organisation and is portrayed as the focal point of…


Integration of project management skills to manage a fourth year research project

Rainer Haldenwang, Paul Slatter, Carol Pearce

Civil engineering students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology generally find the final year research project very daunting. In most cases it is the first time…


Competitive resources of private housing developers: the Malaysian perspective

Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz, Ho Shiew Yi, Mastura Jaafar

The resource‐based view (RBV) has been used on various industry studies. To examine the resources required to thrive in the private housing development sector in Malaysia…

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