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Validating site selection criteria for precast manufacturing plant in Malaysia


Azman, Mohamed Nor Azhari and Mohd Nawi, Mohd Nasrun and S. Ahamad, Mohd Sanusi and Kiong, Tee Tze (2014) Validating site selection criteria for precast manufacturing plant in Malaysia. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 8 (5). pp. 462-468. ISSN 1991-8178

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Abstract

The Malaysian Government has endorsed the usage of Industrialised Building System (IBS) in domestic projects none of the studies have contributed to the location decision for precast manufacturing plant which required proper location to improve the local economic activity development.The study in this research determines the precast manufacturing plant site selection criteria from literature review. The 15 site selection criteria 47 attributes were validated by conducting a workshop where the participants were from academicians, manufacturers, policy makers contractors.Statistical tests for coefficient of reliability, Cronbach’s alpha shows 0.877 acceptance level.The criteria attributes were rank based on the respondents.The new preference ranking criteria by the respondents are costs, economy markets, infrastructure, transportation optimum distance, capacity, l sites, labour, resources utilization, safety, work suitability, competition, inter-industry linkage, environmental risk, population political criteria.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Industrialised Building System, site selection, multi criteria evaluation
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Sr. Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi
Date Deposited: 20 May 2014 06:45
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 07:57
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10989

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