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Involvement of quantity surveyor in railway construction project cost in the Nigerian railway corporation, Niger state

 Department: Quantity Survey  
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 Project ID: 2184
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Abstract
Quantity Surveyors were partially involved with other members of the railway engineering in the railway construction projects as they undertake construction and financial management of the project from inception to completion stage. The project highlighted the involvement of quantity surveyor in railway construction project cost in Nigerian Railway Corporation, Niger State by administering questionnaires to Quantity Surveyors, Engineers and other construction professionals in Nigeria Railway Corporation Northwestern District Secretariat, Niger State. The use of a percentile table and percentage ranking were adopted in analyzing the data. The result shows that Quantity Surveyors was very low, considering 40% involvement in BOQ preparation, valuation 30%, cost planning 50% among other duties with lower involvement of the quantity surveyors. The result also showed that the current cost of rail line construction project is about N59M per kilometer and the bridge goes for about N526m per kilometer. It was assessed that there is no significant difference method of cost by the quantity surveyors and Engineers in railway projects despite the QS expertise in construction costing in railway construction projects. The research to this respect concludes that Quantity Surveyors involvement was very low and recommends that QS should continue to market their confidence and value effectively by discharging their professional duties whenever they are engaged in railway construction projects. ...
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