Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology


Built Environment

Table Of Contents: Volume 7 Issue 2

Findings from a research study of construction safety in Hong Kong

Francis K.W. Wong, Albert P.C. Chan, Michael C.H. Yam, Edmond Y.S. Wong, Kenny T.C. Tse, Kendra K.C. Yip, Esther Cheung

Falls continue to be the major cause of fatalities in the Hong Kong construction industry, as well as in other countries. Published statistics of the Labour Department…

Agility through the interfacing of CAD and CAM

S. Vinodh, G. Sundararaj, S.R. Devadasan, D. Kuttalingam, J. Jayaprakasam, D. Rajanayagam

Agile manufacturing (AM) refers to the capability of an organisation to quickly respond to the customers' dynamic demands. The purpose of this paper is to report a…

Geographic diversification, performance, and the risk profile of UK construction firms

Yahaya Makarfi Ibrahim, Aliyu Makarfi Ibrahim, Bala Kabir

Executives are often faced with the challenge of making sound decisions regarding the product and geographic markets into which the company should diversify. This…

Construction plant and equipment management research: thematic review

David J. Edwards, Gary D. Holt

A literature review is presented in the subject of construction plant and equipment management (CPeM) to: delineate the subject; consider its development over recent…

Wire rope selection for manual winch application

Moses Oduori, Thomas Mbuya

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the application of analytical decision making during the selection of engineering entities in an engineering design setting.

State of green construction in India: drivers and challenges

Mohammed Arif, Charles Egbu, Abid Haleem, Dennis Kulonda, Malik Khalfan

The purpose of this paper is to present the findings of a workshop organized in New Delhi to assess the current state of green construction in India and highlight the…



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