Importance of sustainability and engineering economics in waste infrastructure projects

Goh, Kai Chen and Tey, Jia Sin and Seow , Ta Wee and Goh , Hui Hwang (2013) Importance of sustainability and engineering economics in waste infrastructure projects. In: International Conference on Sustainable Building Asia (SB13 SEOUL), 8-11 July 2013, Seoul, Korea.

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Abstract

This paper presents the understanding of current practice of waste management through reviewing past similar research and the way to improve waste management system. The results obtained via exploratory interviews revealed the insufficient of Malaysian Construction Industry waste management systems. To rectify this problem, this paper reports the progress to date activities of extending contemporary models in the evaluation of waste management infrastructure sustainability. To ensure a sustainability waste management infrastructure in the future, the on-going research aims to design and a working model will be established to serve as a suitable tool for project stakeholders in dealing with this type of infrastructure’s investment decisions.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords:sustainability;engineering economics;waste infrastructure; construction;stakeholders
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD9000-9999 Special industries and trades > HD9715-9717.5 Construction industry
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA190-194 Management of engineering works
Divisions:Faculty of Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship > Department of Construction and Property Management
ID Code:4082
Deposited By:Dr. Goh Kai Chen
Deposited On:18 Jul 2013 15:23
Last Modified:18 Jul 2013 15:23

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