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Methods to overcome the effects of fluctuation in cement prices to local contractor

Suhaila, Sulong (2010) Methods to overcome the effects of fluctuation in cement prices to local contractor. Faculty of Civil Engineering, & Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang .

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Abstract

Construction sector is one of the largest economy sectors that contributed to the development and prosperous of Malaysia. Cement is a major and essential component of the construction industry in Malaysia. On the average, cement and cement-related products such as cement sand bricks, plasters, concrete roof tiles, reinforced concrete piles, concrete culvert and others comprise fifty percent of the material used in a project. This study is about the methods to overcome the effects of fluctuation in cement prices to local contractor. The selected respondents on this study are contractors, engineers and suppliers in Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur. Covering cases were from year 2005 to 2010. All data were analyzed using Microsoft Excel 2003. The result indicated that (50%) methods to overcome the effects of fluctuation in cement prices to local contractor which is introduce more flexible contracting management to accommodate price changes is the most chosen among the respondents.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cement - Prices - Malaysia Cement industries -Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Shamsor Masra Othman
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 04:24
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2015 07:57
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/2572
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