Civil Engineering Project Management

4th Edition

Authors: Alan C. Twort J Gordon Rees
Paperback ISBN: 9780750657310
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st December 2003
Page Count: 288


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This new edition of Civil Engineering: Supervision and Management updates and revises the best practical guide for on-site engineers. Written from the point of view of the project engineer it details their responsibilities, powers and duties.

The book has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes to management practice and new forms of contract. As a practical guide to on-site project management the book is invaluable to practicing engineers.

Key Features

  • Practical guide for the on-site engineer
  • Written in line with the ICE qualification exam guidelines
  • Revised and updated for the latest forms of contracts


Civil engineering students, in particular those studying courses on management and supervision. Civil Engineering professionals at all supervisory levels.

Table of Contents

Methods of Commissioning Works Contractual Arrangements Tendering Contractor's Site Organization Engineers and their Staff Starting the Construction Work Site Surveys, Investigations and Layout Resident Engineer's Office Records Programme and Progress Charts Measurement and Bills of Quantities Interim Monthly Payments Variations and Claims Earthworks and Pipelines Site Concreting and Reinforcement


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About the Author

Alan C. Twort

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly consultant at Binnie, Black & Veatch Consulting Engineers, UK

J Gordon Rees

Affiliations and Expertise

Binnie, Black and Veatch Consulting Engineers, Redhill, UK


Reviews of previous editions: "It is an excellent guide to the engineer going on site for the first time and as such I can recommend it" - Municipal Engineering "Can be recommended to any young civil engineer" - The Professional Engineer "The book is lucidly written and readable" - Journal of the Institution of Highway Engineers