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Developing Infrastructure in Nigeria: Why is the Cost so High?

Tunji-Olayeni, P .F and Lawal , P.O and Amusan, L. M. (2012) Developing Infrastructure in Nigeria: Why is the Cost so High? Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 3 (12). pp. 257-263. ISSN 2039-9340

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Abstract

As a crucial soft skill, emotional intelligence (EI) is reported to have many benefits, yet it remains largely unexplored in construction project management. The purpose of this paper is to explore further application of project manager's EI to improve project performance. Presence of deleterious substances in concrete is believed to contribute to structural building failures in Nigeria. To ensure that only quality works produced b contractors are valued, approved and paid for, materials of concrete were sampled among ‘on going’ concrete production sites. Sampled concrete aggregate materials and cement were taken to the laboratory for investigations on presence of deleterious substances and compressive strength. Some parts of the aggregates were washed in clean water and the liquid contents determined.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AI Indexes (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Mr L. M. Amusan
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2017 09:50
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2019 09:31
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/9293

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