IJMTES – MAINTENANCE OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT IS IMPORTANT ON PRODUCTION IN COSTRUCTION PROJECT

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : MAINTENANCE OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT IS IMPORTANT ON PRODUCTION IN COSTRUCTION PROJECT  

Author’s Name : Mali Pritam A | Katti Murugesh R | Patil Subodh Sunnamed

Volume 04 Issue 03 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 1-5

Abstract – The contractor’s equipment policy and equipment management system have a great impact on the profitability of a firm, especially for contractors with large investment in equipment. The cost of equipment in civil engineering construction projects can range from 25-40% of the total project cost. In this paper information given about how the planned and proper maintenance is important for construction equipment for better production. The data given is monthly equipment utilization on site & various reasons for losses in cost and production construction equipment. Proper planning, selection, procurement, installation, operation & maintenance of construction equipment play important role in production in construction projects.

Keywords— Construction Equipment Maintenance, Type of Maintenance, Losses due to Improper Maintenance

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