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    • Lean Principles Implementation in Construction Management: A One Team Approach 

      Fahmy, Mahmoud ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "Lean in construction is a relatively new approach in delivering construction projects. The Lean approach has been introduced to tackle the phenomenal construction projects delays and budget overruns. This paper shall ...
    • Key Lessons Learnt from Stakeholder Management in Design and Build Projects in Qatar 

      Meyer, Larno; Kara, Ali ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Stakeholders in the construction industry require accurate, reliable and timely information in order to streamline the design and construction of Projects. Design Bid Build or Design and Build contracts need a process for ...
    • Stakeholder Management: An Insightful Overview of Issues 

      Mashali, Ayman; Elbeltagi, Emad; Motawa, Ibrahim; Elshikh, Mohamed ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      This paper attempts to contribute towards investigating the existing literature base of stakeholder management (SM), provide a compilation, and define any gaps in this area. Besides, explore different groups of critical ...
    • How Public Works Authority Has Built a Portfolio Dashboard Through Agility Approach 

      Mchaweh, Abdulrahman ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The aim of this paper is to share PWA experience to develop a Portfolio Performance Dashboard (PPD) that suits its unique requirements. The case study sheds light on the challenges that PWA faced to develop an interim front ...
    • The New Construction Approach Adapted by Ashghal for the Public Projects in Qatar 

      Al-Buenain, Ahmad; Al-Muhanadi, Saeed; Falamarzi, Mohammad ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "The purpose of this paper is to review the new strategy adapted by Ashghal to implement lean construction in Qatar to improve project performance and predictability of delivery. This is a significant change programme ...
    • Variation Orders in Building Projects in Khartoum State-Sudan: The Causes and the Impact on Projects Performance 

      Elshaikh, Eltahir; Mahmoud, Salma ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "Occurrence of variation orders (VOs) is a common phenomenon in building projects and a challenging feature. Opinions and feedback of the stakeholders of building projects at Khartoum State – Sudan were investigated to ...
    • Integrating Building Information Management (BIM) in Civil Infrastructure Coordination: Application at LUSAIL Plaza 

      Abotaleb, Mohab Mohamed; Saab, Elisabeth; AbdelZaher, Mohamed ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The purpose of this case study is to highlight how the BIM modelling can lead to a smooth construction process for MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing), Civil, Architectural, and Landscape works, which can aid the ...
    • Effective Project Control within the Context of Lean Construction 

      Koluksuz, Andre F. ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "Two of the “Lean Thinking” principles relate to managing a project through relationships, shared knowledge and common goals and to removing waste where possible. Success of a project is only possible with the collaboration ...
    • Assessment of Response Strategy in Mega Construction Projects 

      Mashali, Ayman; Elbeltagi, Emad; Motawa, Ibrahim; Elshikh, Mohamed ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "Mega Construction Projects (MCPs) that are executed unavoidably face several of the organizational challenges and pressures. Due to the stakeholder pressures in the execution of MCPs, organizations may adopt various ...
    • Project Risk Based Evaluation for Infrastructure Works in Qatar: Highway Projects 

      Abd Rahman, Nor Rozaini ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "The implementation of a project for infrastructure works such as highways, bridges, flyovers, underpasses, tunnels, etc. can be complexed and unique. This has always required a proper project management system that ...
    • Risk Management for Qatar Expressway Program 

      Abd Rahman, Nor Rozaini ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The construction of expressway projects associated with the various main risks such as political risks, legal risks, economic risks, cultural risks, and construction risks are considered critical and essential to be ...
    • The Lean Enterprise at the Design Office 

      Elmosalmi, Dawlat; Ibrahim, Mohamed Mohsen ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "This paper presents the lean practice implementation, which led to a transformation in the design offices/projects explaining how implementing lean principles is affecting the projects at the design phase and also ...
    • BIM Based Facility Condition Assessment 

      Faqih, Faisal; Zayed, Tarek; Soliman, Ehab ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Current practices of using traditional methods of managing data using spreadsheets or hard paper copies for various building data, are commonly being used during building inspection and condition assessment. Building ...
    • Unique Structural Design and Construction Challenges for Al Bustan South Project in Qatar 

      Ganguli, Anshuman; Kara, Ali ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The Al Bustan Street South (ABS) Expressway Project features the longest dual carriageway bridges in Qatar spanning 2.6 km each, with a minimum of four lanes in each direction from south of Al Waab Street to south of Rayyan ...
    • Strategies for Communicating Health and Safety Information on Construction Sites in Nigeria 

      Alara, Samuel Abiodun; Inuwa, Ibrahim Ibrahim ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The construction industry (CI) has earned the notoriety of being a risky or profoundly unsafe industry. Studies have credited the majority of the mishap on construction sites to poor communication of health and safety (H&S) ...
    • Solar DER Investment for MWANI Qatar Building at Hamad Port 

      Karama, Adel ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      This document discusses the benefits of adding a solar distributed energy resource (DER) investment to MWANI Qatar (MQ) building at Hamad Port. The social and environmental aspects of a Solar PV system with battery storage ...
    • Design and Construction Risk Management of Souq Waqif Station of Gold Line, Doha Metro 

      Konstantis, Spyridon; Massinas, Spyros ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The case of redesigning Souq Waqif station by raising the base slab formation level due to significant water inflow during the excavation and dewatering works and the break in activities of two EPB TBMs under adverse ...
    • Utility Impact Assessment of Road Projects in the State of Qatar 

      Hamidy, Mohammad Mujtaba ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Qatar has been blessed with large reserves of natural gas and since the past 20 years its leaders have been busy formulating its path to modernization. Henceforth, the sovereign state has been and is still going through ...
    • Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Excess Summer Mortality in the UK 

      Abdi, Ali Mohamed; Arewa, Andrew; Tyrer, Mark; Ugulu, Rex Asibuodu ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      One of the main objective of the building design is to provide comfort and safety to occupants, particularly during adverse weather conditions. In most part of the world, people stay indoors during adverse weather conditions, ...
    • Unfair Payment Issues in Construction: Re-Thinking Alternative Payment Method For Tier-1 Contractors to Subcontractors 

      Swai, Laura Peter; Arewa, Andrew Oyen; Ugulu, Rex Asibuodu ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      with over £30 billion unpaid invoices to UK contractors. Furthermore, 82% of overdue invoices are monies owed to subcontractor by tier-1 main contractors. Indeed, tier-1 contractors are deemed to be the main elephant in ...