Quality Control by the Contractor

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Title: Quality Control by the Contractor

Author(s): Charles W. Mayer

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 4

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 72-74

Keywords: concrete I construction; concrete products; construction costs; ( construction equipment; inspec tion; quality control; tests.

Date: 9/1/1982

Abstract:
The challenge of the future for the construction industry is the development of the construction team with the contractor included as a contributing member. Optimum quality is obtained in a friendly environment when the focus is on product control rather than on cost control. This creates need for a new standard practice for concrete inspection. A uniform specification document which states the quality standard expected would be beneficial to the project team.