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Title: Quality Control by the Contractor
Author(s): Charles W. Mayer
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 72-74
Keywords: concrete I construction; concrete products;
construction costs; ( construction equipment; inspec
tion; quality control; tests.
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.
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