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Cement dust exposure-related emphysema in a construction ,A study carried out in 2006-07 to assess the actual cement dust exposure among construction workers concluded that the highest level of inhalable dust is at the construction site observed for concrete repairs, floor screed layers, and tile setters; in comparison, these exposures were lower than those found in cement plants...know more

GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOTECHNICAL CHARACTERIZATION ,GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOTECHNICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A RECLAIMED LAND FOR CONSTRUCTION PURPOSES IN LAGOS NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY) Adewoyin, OO*1, Joshua, EO2 and Akinyemi, ML1 1 Department of Physics, College of Science and Technology, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria...know more

Barriers to Construction Health and Safety Self-regulation ,Barriers to Construction Health and Safety Self-regulation: A Scoping Case of Nigeria This scoping study builds on the recent uncovering that in terms of health and safety (H&S), the Nigerian construction industry is self-regulated in various forms, not unregulated and that the size of company can further explain H&S self-regulation...know more

Effects of Land Degradation on Soil Fertility: A Case ,Land degradation is a broad term that can be applied differently across wide range scenarios in the study area The concept of land degradation was considered in four ways which includes, the effect on the soil productivity and the environment around, decline in the land usefulness, loss of bio-diversity, shifting ecological risk and a ....know more

HOUSING THE URBAN POOR IN NIGERIA THROUGH LOW ,A case study, State Housing Estate, Oke-Ila, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria in which indigenous materials were used in some buildings, was examined in the paper The paper also looks at experiments with indigenous materials in the construction of model low-cost houses, and these include the ,...know more

The Impact Of Construction Industry In The Development Of ,Dec 15, 2018· What are the roles of construction industry in Nigeria? 16 DELIMITATION (SCOPE) The research work is narrowed to study the impact of construction industry activities in Owerri the capital of Imo State The study is further limited to cover the activities of construction industry in Imo State capital, Owerri...know more

Use of Accelerated Procedure to Estimate the Behavior of ,Use of Accelerated Procedure to Estimate the Behavior of Shallow Foundation, a Case Study of a Construction Site at Calabar, Southeastern Nigeria Okechukwu P A1 *B I Odoh2 and H N Ezeh1 1Department of Geology & Exploration Geophysics, Ebonyi State University, P M B 053, Abakaliki, Nigeria...know more

Physicomechanical Characterization of Basement Rocks for ,on Characterization of Basement Rocks in Kajuru area, Kaduna, Nigeria for Construction Aggregate Kaduna is located on a basement rock that is widely used as construction materials for highways, bridges, dams, rail tracks and buildings The excessive excavation of river sand is becoming a serious environmental problem...know more

Environmental Disasters a nd Management: Case Study of ,International Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 2013, 2(3): 39-45 DOI: 105923/jijcem2013020301 Environmental Disasters a nd Management: Case Study of Building Collapse i n Nigeria Adedeji Joseph Adeniran Department of Architecture, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria Abstract...know more

Administering Marine Spaces: The Problem of Coastal ,Administering Marine Spaces: The Problem of Coastal Erosion in Nigeria, a Case Study of Forcados South Point, Delta State Shaping the Change XXIII FIG Congress Munich, Germany, October 8-13, 2006 Administering Marine Spaces: The Problem of Coastal Erosion in Nigeria, a Case Study of Forcados South Point, Delta State...know more

Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, Lagos ,area, thereby endangering the life people and aquatic animal in the area Most studies conducted on the effect of mining in Nigeria shows that the landscape is continually being destroyed by mining activities by creating tunnels and excavating the soils (Robert, 1998) In this study, the environmental impacts of dredging activities in Awoyaya....know more

SUSTAINA LE ONSTRU TION AT THE FIRM LEVEL: ASE ,SUSTAINA LE ONSTRU TION AT THE FIRM LEVEL: ASE STUDIES FROM NIGERIA Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of...know more

Geotechnical Assessment of a Dam Site: A Case Study of ,Geotechnical Assessment of a Dam Site: A Case Study of Nkari Dam, South Eastern Nigeria U N Umoren 1, A E Edet 1 and A S Ekwere 1 Abstract Geotechnical as well as geophysical investigation methods were used to provide information for the assessment of thesubsurface lithology along the proposed Nkari Dam Axis in South Eastern Nigeria...know more

Case Study: Introduction of ResFlow ICDs Transitions Wells ,CASE STUDY Introduction of ResFlow ICDs Transitions Wells , ICD, offshore Nigeria, sand control, water breakthrough, gas breakthrough, wire-wrapped sand screen, unconsolidated sandstone, extended-reach, unbalanced inflow, regulate flow, fluid influx, balance flow, improve sweep...know more

Mining, Sand & Gravel Dredging Project Case Studies ,Case Studies, Mining Sand and Gravel EllicottĀ® Commissions Bucketwheel Dredgers for Salt Mining in Saudi Arabia and China Source: International Dredging & Port Construction EllicottĀ® International of Baltimore, Maryland, USA, commissioned the first of two bucketwheel dredgers which will be used in the salt mining industry in both Saudi Arabia ....know more

Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land ,The increase in the demand for sand and gravel for construction and other purposes such as flood control has placed immense pressure on the environment where sand and gravel resources occur This study was carried out to determine the environmental effects of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria, using field observations and laboratory analysis of soil sampl...know more

WASTE MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION SITES IN NIGERIA: A ,WASTE MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION SITES IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF BOLORI SHUWARI COMMUNITY, MAIDUGURI MUNICPAL, BORNO STATE Abstract The level of waste that is generated from construction activities in Nigeria has contributed to almost 6160% [1] of the environmental sanitation in the country...know more

Compressive Strength and Costs of Sandcrete Blocks and ,blocks made with quarry dust in Nigeria: A Case study of Abakaliki Quarry Ikechukwu, U F Department of Building, Imo State University Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT This work focus on the analysis of compressive strength and cost of sandcrete blocks and blocks made with quarry dust It adopted the ....know more

SUSTAINA LE ONSTRU TION AT THE FIRM LEVEL: ASE ,SUSTAINA LE ONSTRU TION AT THE FIRM LEVEL: ASE STUDIES FROM NIGERIA Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of...know more

Geotechnical Characterization of Soil, a Tool in ,Oji A S, Geotechnical Characterization of Soil, a Tool in Determining The Suitability of Soil for Construction Purpose, A Case Study of Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Southwestern Nigeria 19 3 Materials and Methods The engineering laboratory test for the classification and evaluation of soil for construction purpose were...know more

An Appraisal of Control of Construction Materials in the ,An Appraisal of Control of Construction Materials in the Nigerian Building Industry: A Case Study of Abuja, Nigeria Civil Eng Res J 2018; 6(4): 555695 DOI: 1019080/CERJ201806555695 002 Ciil ngineering Research ournal needs an academically trained and statutorily registered professional to be engaged in all production processes towards...know more

Effects of Sand Quality on Compressive Strength of ,Sep 03, 2014· Failure of concrete structures leading to collapse of buildings has initiated various researches on the quality of construction materials Collapse of buildings resulting to injuries, loss of lives and investments has been largely attributed to use of poor quality concrete ingredients Information on the effect of silt and clay content and organic impurities present in building sand being ....know more

Comparative Study of Defect Liability Period Practice in ,The defect liability period practice in Nigeria compare to other developing countries is a major issue to contend with This study is aimed at conducting a comparative study of defects liability period of building construction practices between Malaysia and Nigeria in accordance with ,...know more

Green Architecture: Merits for Africa (Nigerian Case Study)Green Architecture: Merits for Africa (Nigerian Case Study) 750 The construction and operation of buildings require more energy than any other human activity The international Energy Agency (IEA) estimated in 2006 that buildings used 40% of primary energy consumed globally, accounting for ,...know more

Environmental Impacts of Sand Dredging in Awoyaya, Lagos ,area, thereby endangering the life people and aquatic animal in the area Most studies conducted on the effect of mining in Nigeria shows that the landscape is continually being destroyed by mining activities by creating tunnels and excavating the soils (Robert, 1998) In this study, the environmental impacts of dredging activities in Awoyaya....know more

EROSION PROBLEMS AND THEIR IMPACTS IN ANAMBRA ,EROSION PROBLEMS AND THEIR IMPACTS IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA: (A CASE OF NANKA COMMUNITY) Arc Nich I Obi and Arc CJ Okekeogbu Department of Architecture, University of Nigeria Enugu Campus ABSTRACT: The purpose of this paper is to identify the erosion sites in the study area, to analyze its soil nature and to assess the overall effects...know more

Environmental Disasters a nd Management: Case Study of ,International Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 2013, 2(3): 39-45 DOI: 105923/jijcem2013020301 Environmental Disasters a nd Management: Case Study of Building Collapse i n Nigeria Adedeji Joseph Adeniran Department of Architecture, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria Abstract...know more

Civil Engineering Research Journal (CERJ) | Juniper PublishersAn effective project control system is essential to the successful delivery of a construction project Projects of substantial sizes or complexity need to be continually managed to guarantee any possibility of success The project team uses control standards to continually check progress against acceptable standards The study is aimed at studying building production control of materials in ....know more

An Overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Systems ,An Overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Systems of Nigeria, UK, USA, Australia and China: Nigeria Being the Reference Case Study Usman Abubakar 1,2 1 Technical Safety and Risk Skills Group, Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants Ltd, Aberdeen, United Kingdom 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria...know more

Causes of structural failures ofa building: Case study of ,St Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria ABSTRACT This article investigates the cause of the failure of some parts of a two-storey building under construction, in Oba-Ile, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria The article examines the effect of the quality of sand used for concrete production on the quality of concrete produced from them...know more