Significant factors of construction delays among contractors in Klang Valley and its mitigation

Hasmori, Muhammad Fikri and Said, Ilias and Deraman, Rafikullah and Abas, Nor Haslinda and Nagapan, Sasitharan and Ismail, Mohd Hanif and Khalid, Faisal Sheikh and Roslan, Ahmad Farhan (2018) Significant factors of construction delays among contractors in Klang Valley and its mitigation. International Journal of Integrated Engineering, 10 (2). pp. 32-36. ISSN 2229-838X

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Construction industry has become one of the greatest income provider as it has contributed to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Malaysia. However, construction sector has been much affected by unexpected situation such as construction delays. Delays in construction industry is one of the common problems that happened to most construction projects. By considering all viewpoint from various parties that involves in construction process such as contractors, client, consultant and others, this research identified the major factor that contributes to delays in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Questionnaires were distributed among respondents that involved in construction project in Klang Valley. The process of data analysis was conducted by using descriptive statistic that ranked the mean value of factors that contributes to delays. By using the ranking method, financial difficulties were recognized as the most significant factor that caused delays. Thus, by using the same method, some mitigation action has been proposed in order to avoid time overrun in construction.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: construction delay, contractor, mitigation
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TH Building construction > TH5011-5701 Construction by phase of the work (Building trades)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Built Environment > Department of Civil Engineering : Building and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: UiTM Student Praktikal
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2021 03:09
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2021 03:09

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