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A study on the causes and methods to prevent construction delay in Selangor state and Kuala Lumpur

Yap, Qing Fu (2013) A study on the causes and methods to prevent construction delay in Selangor state and Kuala Lumpur. Faculty Of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

Construction delays are one of the biggest problems construction industries face, it will directly affect the parties involved in the contract, contribute to cost and time overruns, litigation and late in project transfer to owner. Therefore, in order to reduce and prevent delay in construction, it is important to determine the real causes of construction delay. The main objectives of this study are to identify the causes and methods to prevent construction delay in Selangor state and Kuala Lumpur. This study was carried out by conducting literature review and questionnaire survey. There are 29 causes and 15 methods to prevent construction delays have been identified in literature review state and the causes of construction delays have been grouped into eight major groups. The survey questionnaires were distributed to the developer, consultant and contractor in Selangor state and Kuala Lumpur. The main objectives in this research have been achieved. The major group of delays which contributes the most in the construction delays is contractor related delays. The top five causes of delays are unforeseen site condition, finance and payments of completed work, site management, delays caused by subcontractor, improper planning and errors during construction. While the top five methods to prevent construction delays are frequent progress meeting, effective strategic planning, frequent coordination between the parties involved, proper project planning and scheduling and collaborative working in construction

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Earth Resources Project paper (Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang – 2013
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction contracts;Production scheduling
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Muhamad Firdaus Janih@Jaini
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2015 00:07
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2015 00:07
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/9111
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