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Cause and effect of delay in construction project: A case study of road construction project in Malaysia


Tan, Chun Keong and Yong, Wan Thing and Ooi, Chung Pang and Mohd Nawi, Mohd Nasrun and Osman, Wan Nadzri (2013) Cause and effect of delay in construction project: A case study of road construction project in Malaysia. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK IV), 14-16 Mei 2013, Foyer Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah UUM.

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Abstract

Construction delay is one of the biggest challenges that faced by construction industries.There are various causes responsible for the delay in construction project that require serious attention to understand and address in order to achieve successful in complete the project on time. Delays are source of potential risks that may lead to many negatives impact such as increased cost, decrease of productivity and revenue, lawsuits between owners and contractors, and contracts termination. Therefore, there are many current studies are looking way into it to eradicating or minimising them. This study was carried out based on literature review.The purpose of this study is to investigate the causes and effects of delay in construction project.Case studies on a specifics road construction project were develop as a tool to discover the cause and effect of the delay in construction project. In this research we will mainly discussed the 10 importance causes of delay and 5 importance effect that cause by delay in road construction project.At the end, there will be some recommendation and suggestion of possible way of managing or minimising the construction delay problems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Penyunting Fadhilah Mat Yamin, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob, Chong Khai Lin, Faizatul Akmar Abdul Nifa & Suria Musa. e-ISBN 978-983-2078-77-7 Anjuran Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan Teknologi dan Logistik (STML) dengan kerjasama Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri (CUIC) Diterbitkan oleh: Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Road construction project, delay, causes and effects
Subjects: T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Wan Nadzri Osman
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2014 07:09
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2014 07:09
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11679

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