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Kitek Kuzman, M., Hrovatin, J.. Zbornik gozdarstva in lesarstva, 0351-3114. 2007.

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consumer surveys; construccion de edificios; structural timber; valores sociales; construction materials; encuestas al consumidor; batiment; valeur sociale; building construction; opinion publica; construction de batiments; construcciones; buildings; enquete aupres des consommateurs; social values; madera de construccion; bois de charpente; opinion publique; public opinion; materiau de construction; materiales de construccion

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In residential buildings, prefabricated wooden houses constitute minor part ofall buildings in Slovenia. The reasons pertaining to the relatively low occurrence of prefabricated wooden buildings today are assessed in the presentstudy. The Slovenian public opinion survey on wooden building 2006 examined, among other issues, public attitude towards wooden buildings and itsadvantages. Data collec ...

World Bank. 2009-03-01; World Bank.

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curriculum; employment effects; renting; female headed households; cost increase; houses; current plans; housing policies; program design; female entrepreneurs; program beneficiaries; urban infrastructure; permanent workers; construction materials; large firms; productivity growth; unemployment rates; working poor; engineers; urban development; low income; housing cooperatives; interest rates; private sector; illegal settlements; earnings; apartments; lifetime; female; contribution; safety net; investment climate; labour intensity; responsibilities; factor markets; urban areas; economic management; purchases; cross-sectional data; vocational education; administrative data; private investment; housing construction; slum areas; servants; age group; description; firm size; labour-intensive technologies; sale; beneficiary; low-income households; human resource; training programs; unemployed workers; labour market success; repayment periods; marketing; drivers; total cost; contributions; training system; jobs; current program; low cost housing; accurate estimate; occupation; employment opportunities; private sector investment; production function; housing sites; households; skills development; depreciation; employment generation; worth; educational distribution; self-employment; investment opportunities; living standards; general equilibrium; poor housing; skill requirements; profit sharing; real estate; innovation; salary; job creation; collection activities; inhabitants; slum; financial management; questionnaire; rents; affordable housing; cost estimates; unemployment duration; unemployment levels; shops; productive activities; support program; down payments; wages; towns; labor supply; insurance; consumer price index; building materials; loan; resource management; urban population; site development; labour demand; net employment; economic development; currency; mortgage; administrative support; skilled workers; mortgage finance; housing shortages; unemployment rate; labour force; young people; savings; administrative costs; labour market policies; housing units; wage; informal sector; market failures; housing construction sector; collateral; low cost; competitive market; creating jobs; housing development; firm performance; employment; secondary school; subsidized land; training component; apartment buildings; bank account; workers; construction sector; financial system; job search; consumer; informal settlements; housing projects; unemployed; informal housing; low costs; casual workers; homes; production process; slum upgrading; housing shortage; public works; active labour; repayments; housing programs; self-help; housing stock; home improvement; inflation; slums; active labour market; small-scale enterprises; labour standards; housing conditions; safety; apartment houses; low-income; net job creation; home improvement loans; worker; investment climate assessment; interventions; real estate developers; accounting; living conditions; construction industry; medium enterprises; communities; outputs; work experience; shelter; household income; youth; labour absorption; labour market; active labour market policies; outstanding portfolio; housing project; educational attainment; survival rates; rental housing; unemployment durations; financial support; cities; urban unemployment; human capital; labour markets; repayment; housing; gender; unemployment; current prices; housing supply; land development; lower interest rates; diversification; financial risk; housing market; open unemployment; market demand; access to credit; apartment; down payment; productivity; program costs; labour

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Ethiopia's second poverty reduction strategy, the Plan for Accelerated and Sustained Development to End Poverty (PASDEP) outlines a strategy of complementing a continued strong focus on increasing agricultural productivity with an increased emphasis on urban development. In this context it highlights the importance of facilitating accelerated employment generation to address the issue o ...

Muzira, Stephen, Hernandez de Diaz, Damaris. 2014-06; World Bank, Washington, DC.

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transport burden; chip seal; trips; aggregates; civil engineering; streets; road network; periodic maintenance; parking; rolling terrain; vehicle; transport infrastructure; emulsion; traffic calming; tertiary roads; traffic surveys; road construction materials; pollution; stiffness; travel times; pavement management; pavement; surveying; road construction; high energy; traffic levels; sanitation; road transport; local roads; salvage; secondary roads; bus; transportation; highway construction; road length; modalities; viscosity; roughness; alliance; road projects; vehicles; traffic calming measures; asphalt roads; transport modes; road agencies; nongovernmental organizations; pavement structure; route; road investments; transit; international bank; cement; signs; transport costs; highway user; speed; structures; dust; joint fillers; road infrastructure; gradients; pavers; world development; vehicle operating cost; sand; project appraisal; potholes; drainage; transport research; gravel roads; highway; road systems; subgrade; boundary; sealing; routine maintenance; transport research laboratory; paved roads; gravel layer; road deterioration; buses; rural road; rural areas; bridge infrastructure; bridge; gravel; road maintenance fund; meetings; spreading; surfacing; economic development; national roads; driving; terrain; core road network; meeting; road safety; road maintenance; rural infrastructure; traffic; traffic controllers; road improvements; petroleum products; safety campaigns; country case studies; reconstruction; road; local authorities; heavy vehicle; net present value; capital investment; road sector; rehabilitation; reinforced concrete; bitumen; types of roads; international roughness index; pavement surfaces; paving; routes; speeds; mobility; surface dressing; costs of transport; air; admixture; travel time; construction methods; rural roads; transportation plan; trunk roads; driving conditions; transport decisions; rural road maintenance; road materials; asphalt; signage; rehabilitation activities; transport systems; beams; internal rate of return; infrastructure development; heavy goods vehicles; road costs; road surfacing; road classification; project design; pavements; public works; oxidation; precast concrete; urban streets; unpaved roads; modality; ambient temperatures; heavy equipment; pilot project; vehicle operating; agricultural roads; road transport services; framework; international market; flexible pavement; road users; ministry of transport; culverts; capacity building; road conditions; tax; vehicle speeds; low volume roads; overlay; road marking; bitumen macadam; haulage distance; roads; asphalt pavement; road planning; air transport; true; pavement surface; road construction costs; better road; exploitation; bottlenecks; emission; daily traffic; loading; pavement strength; international development; vehicle operating costs; road pavement; traffic volumes; transport; road agency; counterparts; transparency; international cooperation; road lengths; analysis period; earthworks; project implementation; road works; service roads; highway design; rural road projects; rural road infrastructure; haulage; crude oil price; boundaries; economic integration; lime; braking; cost-benefit analysis; rural infrastructure development

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This paper presents a development case study on alternative thinking in rural infrastructure delivery. Delivery in this case is achieved in a manner that advances the green growth, social inclusion and cost-effectiveness agendas. The need for green and inclusive approaches in reaching development goals cannot be overstated. At the same time, the use of public funds should ensure value f ...

Tofil, J., Silesian Univ. of Technology, Pawlak-Jakubowska, A., Silesian Univ. of Technology. International Conference: Enginering Graphics BALTGRAF 2013, 12, Riga (Latvia), 5-7 Jun 2013; 2013; Riga Technical University English.

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International Conference: Enginering Graphics BALTGRAF 2013, 12, Riga (Latvia), 5-7 Jun 2013

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application des ordinateurs; aplicaciones del ordenador; investigacion; construccion; letonia; construccion de edificios; poland; polonia; research; pologne; design; latvia; construction; ingenieria civil; computer software; lettonie; genie civil; programas de ordenador; construction materials; recherche; building construction; construction de batiments; civil engineering; computer applications; conception; diseno; materiau de construction; logiciel; materiales de construccion

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The paper discusses motives and inspirations behind the search for modern architectural forms of suspended and cable-stayed bridges. Novel constructions and materials as well as new functional tasks form the main motivation of such actions. It is the domain of geometry as a source of structural forms which has been indicated as inspiring and facilitating the discovery of shapes of those buildi ...

International Scientific Conference: Civil Engineering, Jelgava (Latvia), 26-27 May 2005; 2005; Latvijas Lauksaimniecibas universitate English.

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International Scientific Conference: Civil Engineering, Jelgava (Latvia), 26-27 May 2005

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ingeniería civil; letonia; research; génie civil; état balte; scandinavia; baltic states; latvia; scandinavie; matériau de construction; construction; investigación; europa oriental; lettonie; construction materials; construction de bâtiments; recherche; construcción de edificios; building construction; estados bálticos; eastern europe; europe orientale; bâtiment; construcciones; escandinavia; civil engineering; buildings; materiales de construcción; construcción

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The conference on Civil Engineering represents major activities of the Baltic Universities of Agriculture with assistance of other universities of the Baltic States, Nordic countries and Eastern Europe. The objective of the conference is to promote research and practice in civil engineering, to foster the ideas among the various fields contributing to civil engineering, and to promote forums a ...

Gusta, S., Steinerts, A.. 2005; Latvijas Lauksaimniecibas universitate. Latvian.

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législation; letonia; evaluación; products; evaluation; unión europea; latvia; union européenne; matériau de construction; construction; productos; legislation; produit; normas; lettonie; norme; construction materials; construction de bâtiments; construcción de edificios; building construction; standards; évaluation; legislación; european union; materiales de construcción; construcción

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The article illustrates the recent development conformity attestation system of construction products just before joining European Union in accordance with EU law - European Construction Products Directive 89/106/EEC. The improved structure of conformity attestation system and its practical performance is described and illustrated by flowcharts.

Lomotowski, J.. Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Rolniczej we Wroclawiu. Konferencje (Poland), 1232-3071. 2001. Polish.

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Postep w inzynierii budowlanej i drogowej na terenach wiejskich : Konferencja naukowo-techniczna, Wroclaw - Olesnica (Poland), 14-16 Nov 2001

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construccion; construccion de edificios; zonas rurales; poland; polonia; batiment; pologne; zone rurale; construction; rural areas; carreteras; ingenieria; ingenierie; roads; engineering; construction materials; silo; building construction; route; construction de batiments; construcciones; buildings; materiau de construction; materiales de construccion; silos

Lancers, J.. 2018; [Grāmatas ''Latvijas būvniecība 100 gados'' fonds]. Latvian.

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gouvernance; biografias; construccion; education; bridges; biographies; mantenimiento; gobernancia; enterprises; abastecimiento de agua; batiment; histoire; gasificacion; latvian ssr; inspection; ingenieria civil; latvijskaja ssr; roads; engineers; lettonie; engineering; history; construction materials; cultural heritage; patrimoine culturel; railways; financiamiento; ingenieros; financement; building construction; entreprise; route; energy generation; civil engineering; buildings; economias de mercado; materiau de construction; letonia; construccion de edificios; generacion de energia; production energetique; inspeccion; ingenieur; gazeification; industria de la construccion; union europea; voie ferree; latvia; financing; construction; entretien; carreteras; historia; ingenieria; biographie; latvia rss; ingenierie; water supply; genie civil; market economies; union europeenne; industrie du batiment; construction de batiments; construcciones; building industry; approvisionnement en eau; gasification; empresas; european union; ferrocarril; educacion; patrimonio cultural; maintenance; economie de marche; materiales de construccion; governance

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Jānis Lancers, a civil engineer with a long-term work experience, has collected information on the most significant buildings, events and people who have formed and continue to build the development of Latvia's construction, on its 1,600 pages, information on more than 400 buildings has been collected, as well as about 1200 biographical descriptions of the most significant construction enginee ...

1991-08 English.

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Other

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variations; cores; limnology and potamology; piezometers; *foundations(structures); tubes; slurries; *walls; spillways; gravel; permeability(magnetic); civil engineering; moisture content; control centers; geochemistry and mineralogy; stratiaraphy; *flood control; soil structure interactions; embankments; construction materials; summer; hydrology; fine grained materials; *construction; mud; *seepage; piezoelectric gages; *earth dams; walls; sand; grouting; basins(geographic); structural engineering and building technology; magnetic cores; washington(state); trenches; geology; mud mountain dam(washington state); construction; cutoff walls; aggregates(materials); sizes(dimensions); mountains; dams; rivers; materials

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Mud Mountain Dam is located on the White River, near Seattle, Washington. The dam is used solely as a flood control facility for Puyallup, Summer, Tacoma and the lower White and Puyallup river basin. The construction of the dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1936. The flood Control Act of 1938 provided for the operation and maintenance (O and M) of the project. This foundation repo ...

Tamuzs, V.. 2008; Latvijas Tehnoloģiskais centrs. Latvian.

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composite materials; letonia; construccion de edificios; lettonie; construction materials; research projects; building construction; projet de recherche; construction de batiments; latvia; proyectos de investigacion; materiau de construction; materiales de construccion

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The main aim of these projects was to investigate the deformation, strength and stability characteristics of carbon plastic reinforced cylindrical concrete column. In the framework of the project at the Institute of Polymer Mechanics of the University of Latvia in previously years started experimental investigations on different configuration composite materials weaving impact on concrete colu ...

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