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The  Journal of  Sustainable   Construction   Materials and  Project   Management (JSCMPM) covers the topics, but not limited to: Recycled aggregates and dust for a massive and systematic constructions need and requirements; Managing [...]

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  • S. Belay, E. Quezon, A. Geremew
    Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering (2021). Sinishat Belay, Emer Tucay Quezon and Anteneh Geremew. Effect of Selected Conventional and Non-Conventional Mineral Fillers with Enset Fibers on Compaction Characteristics of Stone Mastic Asphalt Pavement (SMAP). Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering. 2021; 15(1): 30-40

    The content and type of ingredient materials are used to prepare the asphalt mix to affect the pavement surface's quality. This study aimed to investigate the compaction [...]

  • L. Gonfa, E. Geremew, E. Quezon
    Journal of Civil Engineering, Science and Technology (2020). Lami Gonfa, Emer Tucay Quezon and Anteneh Geremew. Experimental Study on Application of Marble Waste as Conventional Aggregate for Base Course Materials. Journal of Civil Engineering, Science and Technology. 2020; 11(2): 144- 163. Doi: 10.33736/jcest.2337.2020

    Recently, highway and construction industries utilize a substantial quantity of conventional aggregates. The increasing demands for conventional aggregate cause an increase [...]

  • Analysis of influential factors affecting workers’ productivity on highway construction projects during Covid-19 pandemic in Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines (2021). [1] Koźlak A. Role of the Transport System in Stimulating the Economic and Social Development. Transport Economics and Logistics. 2017; 72: 19-33; Doi:10.5604/01.3001.0010.6873. [2] McTague B, Jergeas G. Productivity Improvements on Alberta Major Construction Projects, Construction Productivity Improvement Report/Project Evaluation Tool. Alberta Economic Development, Alberta, Canada. 2002. [3] Alaghbari W, Al-Sakkaf AA, Sultan B. Factors Affecting Construction Labor Productivity in Yemen, Intl. Journal of Construction Management. 2017; 1-13 Doi.10.1080/15623599.2017.1382091 [4] Natawidjana R, Nurasiyah R. Study of labor cost escalation in delay projects; presented at the Intl. Conference on Innovation in Research. 2020. Doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1469/1/012034. [5] Naoum SG. Factors influencing labor productivity on construction sites: A state-of-the-art literature review and a survey. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. 2016; 65(3):401-421. DOI: 10.1108/IJPPM-03-2015-0045. [6] Nyando CK, Strasheim JA. Assessing Labor-based Construction Works Management Processes. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Management, Procurement and Law. 2012; 164(4): 239-251. [7] Hicksona BG, Ellis A. Factors affecting Construction Labor Productivity in Trinidad and Tobago. The Journal of the Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago. 2014; 42: 4-11. [8] Irfan M, Zahoor H, Abbas M, Ali Y. Determinants of Labor Productivity for Building Projects in Pakistan. Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation. 2020; 3(2): 85-100. Doi: 10.31462/jcemi.2020.02085100. [9] Low SP, Chan YM. Managing Productivity in Construction. JIT Operations and Measurements, Brookfield (VT). 1997. [10] Thomas HR, Daily J. Crew Performance Measurement via Activity Sampling. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 1983; 109(3): 309-320. [11] Banik GC. Construction productivity improvement. In Proceedings of the 35th ASC Annual Conference, San Luis Obispo, CA. 1999: 165-178. [12] Dabirian S, Khanzadi M, Taheriattar R. Qualitative Modeling of Sustainability Performance in Construction Projects Considering Productivity Approach. International Journal of Civil Engineering. 2017; 15(8): 1143-1158. [13] Al-Shahri M, Assaf S, Atiyah S, AbdulAziz A. The management of construction company overhead costs.” International Journal of Project Management. 2001; 19: 295-303. [14] Cronbach, L. Coefficient alpha and the internal structure of test. Psychometrica. 1951; 16: 297-334. [15] Mekdim M. A Study on Construction Equipment Planning and Management Problems in Road Construction Project. A Case Study: The Addis Ababa City Roads Authority. 2017. [Unpublished]. [16] George D. SPSS for Windows Step by Step: A simple guide and reference. 11.0 update (4th ed.). Allyn & Bacon. 2003. [17] Gliem JA. Calculating, Interpreting, and Reporting Cronbach's Alpha Reliability Coefficient for Likert-type Scales. 2003. [18] Hedaoo H. Delay Analysis by Using Relative Importance Index Method in Infrastructure Projects. Int. J. Civil Engg. Conc.Structs. 2016. [19] Dong Z. The Relationship Between Information Technology and Construction Productivity. University of Kentucky Doctoral Dissertations. 2010; 44. Http://Uknowledge.Uky.Edu/Gradschool_Diss/44 [20] Hafez SM, Aziz RF, Morgan ES, Abdullah MM, Ahmed EK. Critical Factors Affecting Construction Labor Productivity in Egypt. American Journal of Civil Engineering. 2014; 2(2): 35-40. Doi: 10.11648/j.ajce.20140202.14. [21] Olomolaiye P, Kaming P, Holt G, Harris F. Factors influencing craftsmen's productivity in Indonesia. International Journal of Project Management. 1996: 21–30.

    In highway construction projects, labor-oriented work is an integral part of the management process, requiring analysis of factors affecting labor productivity during the [...]

  • T. Mindaye, E. Quezon
    Investigation on the performance of ‘Fino’ materials to stabilize expansive soil: A case study in Yeka Sub City, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2021). [1] Atahu MK, Saathoff F, Gebissa A. Engineering Properties of Black Cotton Soil Stabilized with Coffee Husk Ash and Lime. Global Journal of Engineering Science and Research Management. 2020; 7(1): 20-38; Doi: 10.5281/Zenodo.3625617. [2] Mesfun RT, Quezon ET, Geremew A. Experimental Study of Stabilized Expansive Soil using Pumice Mixed with Lime for Subgrade Road Construction. International Journal of Research – Granthaalayah. 2019; 7(7), 118-124; Doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3355594. [3] Mamuye Y, Quezon ET, Geremew A. Combined Effects of Molasses-Lime Treatment on Poor Quality Natural Gravel Materials Used for Sub-Base and Base Course Construction. GSJ. 2018; 6(7): 621-633. [4] Rekha LA, Keerthana B, Ameerlal H. Performance of fly ash stabilized clay reinforced with human hair fiber. Geomechanics and Engineering. 2016; 10(5): 677-687. [5] Agarwal A, Muley P, Jain PK. An experimental and analytical study on california bearing ratio of lime stabilized black cotton soil. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 2016; 21(20): 6583-6599. [6] Chala G, Quezon ET, Mekonnen E, Ararsa W. Effects on Modified Properties of Expansive Clay Soil using Waste Hollow Concrete Block (HCB) and Cement Plaster Waste Materials for Subgrade Construction. International Journal of Research – Granthaalayah. 2020; 8(3): 342-347. Doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3742944. [7] Teferra A, Leikun M. Soil Mechanics. Addis Ababa: Addis Ababa University; 1999. [8] Nitshit T. Stabilization of expansive soils using Rice Husk Ash (RHA), MSc. Thesis, A.A.U; 2016. [9] Meron W. Bagasse ash as a Sub-grade soil Stabilizing Material, MSc. Thesis Addis Ababa University; 2014. [10] ASTM. Annual book of ASTM standards. American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia; 1989. [11] Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA). Soil and Material Manual, Section-4 Soil Survey and Treatment; 2004. [12] African Development Bank; 2014. [13] Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA). Design Manual; 2013. [14] AASHTO. Guide for Design of Pavement Structures, American Association of State Highways and Transportation Officials, USA; 1993.

    Expansive soil swells when it is wet, and it will shrink when it dries. Due to this behavior of the soil, the strength and other properties of soil are inferior. To improve [...]

  • M. Demie#, E. Quezon, A. Feyissa#
    Xi'an Dianzi Keji Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Xidian University (2020). [1] Project Administration Service, “Operation and Management Improvement Study,” City of Addis Ababa, pp. 1-3, September 2019. [2] Shah Yogesh U, Jain S. S., and Tiwari Devesh. “Adaptation of HDM-4 Tool for Strategic Analysis of Urban Roads Network,” 11th Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries, TPMDC 2014, 10-12 December 2014, Mumbai, India. [3] Henry G. R. Kerali, Derek McMullen & J.B. Odoki. “Applications Guide of HDM-4,” World Road Association, December 2006. [4] Hanna Mengistu, Emer Tucay Quezon, Markos Tsegaye, and Tegegn Markos, “Expert Choice-Based Approach on Analytical Hierarchy Process for Pavement Maintenance Priority Rating Using Super Decision Software in Addis Ababa City, Ethiopia.” American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, vol. 8, no. 3 (2020): 105-118. doi: 10.12691/ajcea-8-3-4. [5] Marco Montoya-Alcaraz, Alejandro Mungaray-Moctezuma, and Leonel García. “Sustainable Road Maintenance Planning in Developing Countries Based on Pavement Management Systems: Case Study in Baja California, México,” Sustainability 2020, 12, 36; doi:10.3390/su12010036. [6] Black, K., “Business Statistics: Contemporary Decision Making,” 6th edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2010. [7] George Miaoulis, R. Dean Michener, “An introduction to Sampling,” Kendall/haunt publishing company, ISBN-0840316038, 9780840316035, 1976 [8] Yamane, Taro., “Statistics: An Introductory Analysis,” 2nd Edition, New York: Harper and Row, 1967. [9] Washington State Transportation Department, "Maintenance Manual," Olympia, June 2017. [10] Henry G. R. Kerali, “Overview of HDM-4,” Volume 1, World Bank, pp-54-55, July 2000. [11] Part B Concepts of Project Analysis, Applications Guide B1-1, Version 1.0. [Accessed 12 September 2020]

    The roadway is one of the most crucial transportation modes to cater to inland movement within a country. The agency mandate is to design, construct, and maintain the road [...]