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ASSESSMENT OF URBAN EXPANSION IN AKURE SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA USING REMOTE SENSING AND GIS TECHNIQUES

Abstract Since 1976, when Akure was named the administrative center of Ondo State, it has undergone fast expansion in terms of the city's population growth and urban sprawl. Environmental and climatic issues can be brought about by these agents of landuse and landcover changes. Because of this, we combined field surveys, geographic information system (GIS) methodologies, and temporal remote sensing data to discover changes in land use and land cover ...

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EFFECTS OF URBAN CONSTRUCTION ON VEGETATION AND RAINFALL RUNOFF

Abstract This study was on effects of urban construction on vegetation and rainfall runoff. Three objectives were raised which included: Observations from monitoring of two adjacent catchments are utilized to characterize rainfall runoff response from different types of urban construction, the temporal and spatial change in urbanization is mapped for a particular period and Finally, a semi distributed hydrological model is calibrated and validated against observed rainfall runoff and subsequently ...

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INSURANCE CAPABILITIES OF BUILDING FIRM

Abstract This study was on insurance capabilities of building firm. Five objectives were raised which included:  Identify the various construction risk faced by construction industry, examine the response of construction industry towards the use of Contractors All Risk policy (CAR), assess the benefits Construction industry derives from using insurance as a risk management tool, identify any problems Construction industry encounter in using insurance and find out solutions to the challenges ...

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract This study was on energy efficiency of residential building in Ekiti state. Three objectives were raised which included: To evaluating energy efficiency and behavioural patterns by various kinds of a residential building in Ekiti State, to examine the energy efficiency and behavioural pattern of households by examining the metering system used in various residential building types in Ekiti state and to identify the energy-intensive behaviour in residential buildings in ...

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CAPACITY BUILDING AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN CIVIL SERVICE OF NIGERIA

Abstract This study was on Capacity Building and Employee Performance in Civil Service of Nigeria. Three objectives were raised which included: Find out the influence of capacity building on civil servant performance, Find out the challenges militating against capacity building in the Public sector and What are the benefits and prospects of capacity building on organizational Performance. A total of 77 responses were received and validated from the enrolled participants ...

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PROPERTY RATING AS A SOURCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT REVENUE IN IMO STATE

ABSTRACT This project attempts on the discussion of property rate as a source of local government reenue. It is centered on Oru-West Local Government in Imo state. Property rating or tenement rating is the tax levied on the owners of properties that are rateable. This work traces the history of property rating in Nigeria Local Government. It states the definition of some basic terms. The aims of property rating in ...

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AN EVALUATION OF ABANDONED HOUSING PROJECTS IN KWARA STATE

SYNOPSIS An abandoned housing project is a construction and development work on site of the project that has been terminated for the preceding 6months or months or more. Such termination has either occurred consecutively or occurred during the period within which the project must be completed or beyond the required completion period.  Abandoned of housing projects during construction is a prevailing problem that the housing sector in omu-aran town, Kwara ...

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ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF REINFORCED CONCRETE ON SAFETY OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Residential Building:  This is defined as the building which sleeping accommodation is provided for normal residential purposes. It is provided with or without cooking or dining or both facilities. Residential building includes one or two story or multi-family dwelling, lodging or rooming houses, dormitories, and apartment houses. The residential building can be owned by an individual or co-operative association. Each resident or resident household has membership in ...

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CAUSES, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF DAMP ON BUILDING

ABSTRACT ¬†It has been clearly identified that one of the agent that easily deteriorate building structure, weaken the strength of the component of building and shorten the life-span of building is ‚ÄúDAMP‚ÄĚ, which may occur in different dimension therefore, this project is centred on causes of damp, prevention of damp and the necessary treatment needed for the structure that has been severely affected with damp in makoko, yaba area of ...

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EVALUATION OF MATERIALS WASTAGE ON CONSTRUCTION COST

Abstract This study focused on evaluation of material wastage on construction cost. The methods employed to collect data include review of relevant literature and structured questionnaire. The statistical techniques used to analyze the data collected are the percentage, graphical and chi-square statistics. The results of analysis showed that the three most important factors contributing to construction material waste generation on building sites, Nigeria are rework contrary to drawing and specification ...

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IMPACT OF BUILDING MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ON PROJECT DELIVERY IN NIGERIA

Abstract Waste Management is pertinent in achieving sustainable Development, which is fuelled by the growing concern for the effect of man’s activities on the environment. The management of Construction processes to reduce, reuse, recycle and effectively dispose of wastes has a serious bearing on the final cost, quality, time and impact of the project delivery. This research studied the impact of building materials management on project delivery in Nigeria. The ...

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ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING CONSTRUCTION TENDER

ABSTRACT   Identification and assessment of factors influencing construction Tender helps in building a more reliable cost models that help Quantity surveyors come up with a more accurate cost estimates.  Several researches have been carried out in the UK and other developed countries with results varying on one hand based on the questions asked and on the other hand the nature of the economy.  This research was undertaken to assess ...

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THE IMPACT OF ACCESSIBILITY ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY VALUES IN NEW HAVEN ENUGU

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY At the foot of the Milliken Hill ridges lies Enugu, the then Capital of east-central state of Nigeria Enugu, which literally means ‚Äė‚Äôhill top‚Äô, derives its name from its position among the Udi hills on an attitude of 689.8feet above sea level, area of 28.27 square meters with population of 722,664 according to 2006 census (Wikipedia, 2016) and close to two million according ...

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THE EFFECT OF REINFORCED CONCRETE ON SAFETY OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA

¬† CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION Residential Building:¬† This is defined as the building which sleeping accommodation is provided for normal residential purposes. It is provided with or without cooking or dining or both facilities. Residential building includes one or two story or multi-family dwelling, lodging or rooming houses, dormitories, and apartment houses.   The residential building can be owned by an individual or co-operative association. Each resident or resident household ...

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APPRAISAL OF MODERN STRATEGIES FOR HOUSING DELIVERY IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study was intended to examine the modern strategies that can be used for effective housing delivery. This study was guided by the following objectives; To determine the effect of modern strategies on housing delivery in Nigeria, To analyze the factors hindering the use of modern strategies in housing delivery in Nigeria. The study employed the descriptive design; questionnaires in addition to library research were applied in order to ...

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THE INFLUENCE OF CONTRACT DRAWING ON BUILDING PROJECT

TABLE OF CONTENTS ABSTRACT CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.2    PROBLEM STATEMENT 1.3    STUDY OBJECTIVES 1.4    SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 1.5    STUDY QUESTIONS/HYPOTHESES 1.6    SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF THE STUDY 1.7    DEFINITION OF TERMS CHAPTER TWO REVIEW OF RELATED AND RELEVANT LITERATURE 2.1    INTRODUCTION 2.2    CONCEPTUAL CLARIFICATIONS 2.3    THEORETICAL STUDIES 2.4    EMPIRICAL STUDIES 2.5    RELATED LITERATURES CHAPTER THREE RESEARCH METHODLOGY 3.1    RESEARCH DESIGN 3.2    STUDY AREA 3.3    ...

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ASSESSMENT OR CONTROLLING OF DAMPNESS IN EXISTING BUILDING IN NIGERIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0    Introduction 1.1    Background of the study 1.2    Statement of the problem 1.3    Objectives of the study 1.4    Significance of the study 1.5    Scope and Limitations of the study 1.6    Assumptions of the study 1.7    Formulation of Hypothesis 1.8    Definition of Terms CHAPTER TWO 2.0    Review of Related Literature 2.1    Conceptual review 2.2    Theoretical review 2.3    Empirical review CHAPTER THREE 3.0    Design and Methodology 3.1    Primary Sources of Data 3.1.1 Personal/Oral Interview 3.1.2 Questionnaire Method 3.2    Secondary ...

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THE ROLE OF DRY CONSTRUCTION IN ENSURING AFFORDABLE HOUSES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT With the demand for housing in Nigeria growing at a geometric rate while housing provision is at arithmetic rate, there is obvious need to evolve a more practical method of achieving mass housing development in the country. Dry construction presents an excellent opportunity to government at all levels and the primary mortgage institutions to guarantee speedy provision of mass and affordable housing in Nigeria. This technology will provide for ...

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LABOUR CONTROL IN BUILDING INDUSTRY

    ABSTRACT The project research labour control in Building industry is concern about the problem that is associated in construction industry Lagos during the time of working, such as redundancy, interaction, fighting each other in the field of construction, and again to minimize waste¬† of much time in working hour and monitoring how the project is moving with the help of supervising them and motivating the labourers until a ...

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COSTS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING SITES

ABSTRACT The construction industry is inherently hazardous. Thus, there is a need to make the construction site a safe place to work although the poor safety record remains a concern. The determination of the aggregate costs of health and safety programmes is considered a leap for achieving construction safety in construction project delivery. This study evaluated the costs of health and safety programmes in building project delivery. The study determined ...

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