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  • Achieving incremental cost reduction via kaizen costing in the Nigerian construction industy. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (Tampere University of Technology https://www.irb.fraunhofer.de/CIBlibrary, 2016-05-30)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2016. Achieving incremental cost reduction via kaizen costing in the Nigerian construction industy. In Saari, A. and Huovinen, P. Proceesings of the 20th CIB world building congress 2016, vol 3: building up business operations and their logic; shaping materials and technologies, 30 May - 03 June 2016, Tempere, Finland. Tempere: Tempere University of Technology, pages 715-725. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC29549.pdf
    Nigerian small and medium scale construction firms are facing challenges of cost and time overruns which have led to project abandonment and liquidation of some of these firms. This is also as a result of large scale ...
  • A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed; Moore, David R. (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/057655af863b28ec730c77bb0d199e51.pdf, 2016-09-21)
    GARBA, A., KISHK, M. and MOORE, D.R. 2016. A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Chan, P.W. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd ARCOM conference, 5-7 September 2016, Manchester, UK. Association of Researchers in Construction Management [online], Vol 2, 1209-1218. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/057655af863b28ec730c77bb0d199e51.pdf
    Biomass as a Renewable Energy Technology (RET) is used to provide sustainable electricity to rural areas in several developing countries. As a result of dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between ...
  • Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (SEEDS (Organisers), 2015-09-17)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2015. Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Proceedings of the international sustainable ecological engineering design for society (SEEDS) conference, 17-18 September 2015, Leeds, UK.
    Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) in general, and biomass source in particular, remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing countries. This is because of its strategic value ...
  • Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria's BIM maturity. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. [2019]. Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria’s BIM maturity. In Aigbavboa, C. and Thwala, W. (eds.) The construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution: proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) postgraduate research conference: positioning the construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution, 28-30 July 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cham: Springer [online], (accepted).
    Construction Industry in Nigeria has since required a disruptive technology to change its construction business and improve its capabilities and productivity. As an on-going research (PhD work) to developing a strategy for ...
  • The need for Kaizen costing in indigenous Nigerian construction firms. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Salford http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28781.pdf, 2015-06-10)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2015. The need for Kaizen costing in indigenous Nigerian construction firms. In Proceedings of the 12th international post-graduate research conference (IPGRC15), 10-12 June 2015, Salford, UK. Salford: University of Salford, ID 045, pages 587-596. Held on ICONDA CIBlibrary [online]. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC28781.pdf
    The application of adequate cost management methods and techniques before and during construction activities is a major determinant of project success. Construction cost management methods such as target costing, life cycle ...
  • Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Moratuwa/Ceylon Institute of Builders http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/index.php/17-news-events/145-the-5th-world-construction-symposium-co-organised-by-department-of-building-economics, 2016-07-29)
    OMOTAYO, T.S. and KULATUNGA, U. 2017. Re-thinking post-contract cost controlling techniques in the Nigerian construction industry. In Sandanayake, Y.G., Karunasena, G.I. and Ramachandra, T. Proceedings of the 5th world construction symposium 2016: greening environment, eco-innovations and entrepreneurship, 29-31 July 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: University of Moratuwa [online], pages 380-388. Available from: http://www.becon.mrt.ac.lk/images/CIOB-2016/proceedings.pdf
    The challenges of cost and time overruns, construction disputes and client dissatisfaction have plagued the construction industry in Nigeria. This may be as a result of the approaches used in monitoring construction costs. ...
  • Renewable energy technology means of providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas: a review. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/, 2014-09)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M., 2014. Renewable energy technology means of providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas: a review. In: A. B. RAIDEN and E. ABOAGYE-NIMO, eds. Proceedings of the 30th Annual ARCOM (Association of Researchers in Construction Management) Conference. 1-3 September 2014. Nottingham: ARCOM. Pp. 143-151.
    Following the failure of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and fossil fuel source applications for the provision of electricity in Nigeria, the country has been experiencing power energy shortages for over three ...
  • A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed (IET https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558, 2016-09-21)
    GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2016. A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In the Proceedings of the 5th IET international conference on renewable power generation (RPG), 21 -23 September 2016, London, UK. New York: IET [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558.
    Biomass thermo-chemical systems (BTCS) source remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing nations. Due the dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between ...
  • What are the barriers and drivers toward BIM adoption in Nigeria? 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. [2019]. What are the barriers and drivers towards BIM adoption in Nigeria? In Skibniewski, M.J. and Hajdu, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2019 Creative construction conference (CCC 2019), 29 June – 2 July 2019, Budapest, Hungary. Budapest: Diamond Congress Ltd [online], (accepted). Available from: http://2019.creative-construction-conference.com/proceedings/
    The ‘digitalization and collaboration’ or Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the construction industry has been gaining momentum in the recent academic engagements. Despite its existence in many industries (i.e. ...
  • The widening knowledge gap in the built environment of developed and developing nations: lean and offsite construction in Nigeria and the UK. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Keraminiyage, Kaushal (University of Salford http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC27738.pdf, 2014-05-04)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KERAMINIYAGE, K. 2014. The widening knowledge gap in the built environment of developed and developing nations: lean and offsite construction in Nigeria and the UK. In Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R., Ruddock, L., Keraminiyage, K., Kulatunga, U. and Pathirage, C. (eds). Proceedings of the international conference on construction in a changing world, 4-7 May 2014, Kandalama, Sri Lanka. Salford: University of Salford. Held on ICONDA CIBlibrary [online]. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC27738.pdf
    This paper assessed the knowledge divide between the UK and Nigeria construction industries in the area of lean and offsite construction. This study utilized literature review as a method of determining the extent to which ...