Cost implication analysis of concrete and masonry waste in construction project

Kasvar, K. K. and Nagapan, S. and Abdullah, Abd Halid and Ullah, K. and Deraman, Rafikullah and Yunus, Riduan and Sohu, S. (2017) Cost implication analysis of concrete and masonry waste in construction project. Pertanika journal of science & technology, 25 . pp. 177-184. ISSN 0128-7680

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Abstract

Concrete and masonry waste are the main types of waste typically generated at a construction project. There is a lack of studies in the country regarding the cost implication of managing these types of construction waste To address this need in Malaysia, the study is carried out to measure the disposal cost of concrete and masonry waste. The study was carried out by a site visit method using an indirect measurement approach to quantify the quantity of waste generated at the project. Based on the recorded number of trips for waste collection, the total expenditure to dispose the waste were derived in three construction stages. Data was collected four times a week for the period July 2014 to July 2015. The total waste generated at the study site was 762.51 m3 and the cost incurred for the 187 truck trips required to dispose the waste generated from the project site to the nearby landfill was RM22,440.00. The findings will be useful to both researchers and policy makers concerned with construction waste.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:construction project; cost analysis; concrete and masonry waste; indirect measurement; sustainable
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
ID Code:10072
Deposited By:Pelajar Praktikal UiTM
Deposited On:03 Jul 2018 13:50
Last Modified:03 Jul 2018 13:50

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