building industry


Abstract Productivity of labour is particularly important especially in developing countries where most of the building work is still carried out on manual basis. Previous research has pointed out that productivity in the building industry is low and in some cases declining. Poor productivity of craftsmen is one of the causes of cost and time...
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Abstract The cost of labour in the building industry is in the region of 25 – 40 % of the cost of building. Hence the cost of labour is quite high and yet it is the main cause of cost variability in construction. The time used by workers on daily basis on productive work averages...
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