In South Africa, 43% of all quantity surveyors are identified as generation Y, born between 1981 and 2000. This highlights the importance of generation Y to the Quantity Surveying (QS) profession, as they are the future ...
Ogwueleka, A.C. (Amaka Chinweude); Maritz, M.J. (Marthinus Johannes)(Emerald, 2016)
Incentives are mechanisms used to create genuine opportunity for contracting parties to
work together to achieve good results, rational returns and bear appropriate risks. The question of how
to motivate the construction ...
Delays to contractors’ progress, often resulting in time and cost overruns, are a major source of claims and disputes in the construction industry. The assessment of extension of time (EOT) claims as part of a construction ...
The lack of a recognized theoretical disciplinary base for the built environment has been noted on a
number of occasions. The field holds the promise of being interdisciplinary, but requires the development
of a common ...
Boshoff, Douw G.B.; Seymore, Reyno(University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2016)
Input-output analysis is a well known method of analysing specific economic activity and the influence of
different sectors on the economy and on one another. This study investigates the ability of input-output
In South Africa 48% of all quantity surveyors are identified as generation Y, a generation
born between 1981–2000. This highlights the importance of generation Y to the quantity
surveying profession as they are ...
Prinsloo, Hendrik F.(University of Pretoria, 2016)
The assessment of extension of time (EOT) claims as part of a construction project can have far-reaching consequences. For the contractor, the rejection of EOT claims might have a significant impact on the financial success ...
Three perspectives that can be found in ethical decision-making are explored to suggest
guidelines for ethical property development: the instrumental, the intrinsic and the pluralist
perspective. Given the limitations ...
Mewomo, M.C.; Maritz, M.J. (Marthinus Johannes)(Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa, 2015)
The concept of adjudication is no longer new in the South African
construction space. All the modern forms of contract in use
incorporate adjudication as a standard form of dispute resolution.
However, a careful ...
Ncube, Pirate; Cloete, C.E. (Christiaan Ernst)(Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa, 2015)
The extent to which environmental issues are incorporated into
housing development in Gauteng was investigated. In addition,
the possible relationship between compliance follow-ups, the
level of compliance ...
PURPOSE : The study aims to investigate how modern methods of communication
within the construction industry have brought forth a new cognitive process that
participants in this industry should undertake when ...
Construction project managers in the built environment come from various
backgrounds and knowledge bases; therefore, the project managers’ project
management set may differ. The type of knowledge required to improve ...
Die doel van hierdie artikel is om die toepaslikheid van openbare sektor residensiële
eiendomsbestuur op nasionale vlak, soos geïmplementeer deur die Departement
van Openbare Werke (DOW), se huidige verhuringspraktyke ...
Cruywagen, J.H.H. (Hoffie)(University of Johannesburg, 2015)
Different indices are encountered in the building industry for use by built environment professionals, such as input-price indices, output-price indices and seller’s-price indices. Currently there is only one tender-price ...
Du Plessis, Chrisna; Brandon, Peter(Elsevier, 2015-12)
It has been widely argued that in order to move development into a positive curve towards sustainability,
society needs to change the worldview/paradigm within which it currently operates; and that such a
shift from a ...
Maritz, M.J. (Marthinus Johannes); Hattingh, V.(Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2015-06)
Adjudication in South African construction practice has, through various initiatives of the
South African government and Construction Industry Development Board, the increased use
of international standard form construction ...
Cruywagen, J.H.H. (Hoffie)(University of Pretoria, 2015)
Different types of building cost-related indices are used on a regular basis by quantity
surveyors, developers, contractors, etc. in the South African building industry. Currently
there is only one tender price index ...
Ogwueleka, A.C. (Amaka Chinweude)(University of Pretoria, 2015)
This thesis focuses on evaluating the use of incentive mechanisms for improving project performance in construction projects in South Africa and Nigeria. The literature review reveals that there is no existing framework ...
Burger, Michelle; Coetsee, M.P.A.; Mahlangu, N.B.; Naude, K.; Van Heerden, Hennie; Global Virtual Conference, (3rd : 2015 : Thomson, Slovakia)(EDIS - Publishing Institution of the University of Zilina, 2015-04)
The government must involve the community within the
infrastructure development in order to create, operate and
maintain it. This is “participatory democracy”, “participatory
development” and “people centred development”. ...
There is currently only one published tender price index available in South Africa
for use by built-environment practitioners. The purpose of this article is to report
on an investigation into the nature of a more recent ...