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Fernandez Dacosta, C. (author), Van Der Spek, Mijndert (author), Hung, Christine Roxanne (author), Oregionni, Gabriel David (author), Skagestad, Ragnhild (author), Parihar, Prashant (author), Gokak, D. T. (author), Strømman, Anders Hammer (author), Ramirez Ramirez, C.A. (author)
CO<sub>2</sub> utilisation is gaining interest as a potential element towards a sustainable economy. CO<sub>2</sub> can be used as feedstock in the synthesis of fuels, chemicals and polymers. This study presents a prospective assessment of carbon capture from a hydrogen unit at a refinery, where the CO<sub>2</sub> is either stored, or partly...
journal article 2017
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Bougrain, Frédéric (author)
According to the European Commission website, construction and demolition waste (CDW - consisting of materials such as concrete, bricks, gypsum, wood, glass, metals, asbestos, excavated soil…) accounts for approximately 25% - 30% of all waste generated in the EU. To move towards a recycling society, various policies have been launched by...
conference paper 2017
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Leendertse, W.L. (author), Arts, Jos (author), de Ridder, H.A.J. (author)
The construction industry is going through hard times in many countries. This is certainly true in the Netherlands as all big Dutch contractors face disappointing results. The market policies of major (public) clients are held accountable by politics and the market for this situation. However, for the operation and development of transport...
journal article 2016
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Manzoni, Beatrice (author), Volker, L. (author), Smyth, Hedley (author)
dDespite being one of the most important means to obtain commissions, to explore in design terms and to develop design quality, architectural competitions are an extremely controversial procedure, in both research and in practice. Competitions present contradictory features and competing demands. Nevertheless, they are increasingly used within...
book chapter 2016
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Aibinu, Ajibade A. (author), Papadonikolaki, E. (author)
Various procurement methods have been proposed as being more appropriate for implementing BIM. Simultaneously, BIM implementation affects the project coordination. Whereas many approaches to BIM implementation have considered integrated procurement, not all are applicable to various local markets. Particularly in the Netherlands, BIM...
conference paper 2016
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Le Masurier, J. (author)
Geotechnical engineering designs are often predefined before construction commences, in an attempt to eliminate uncertainty. Such predefined design can lead to poor value, either due to waste of resources from over design, when opportunities are missed for optimising the design during construction, or due to the delay and additional cost of...
conference paper 2015
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Hermans, M.H. (author), Eisma, P.R. (author)
The understanding of public commissioning activity is fairly limited, with national and European research primarily focusing on large scale projects, European procurement procedures and new construction. However, most construction activities involve small scale projects and assignments performed by smaller scale semi-public organisations such as...
journal article 2015
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Hoezen, M (author), Volker, L. (author)
The allocation of a contract for public construction projects in Europe usually requires a European tender procedure. This has to do with the size, the use of public means and the complexity of this type of projects. Compared to regular partnerships, it is hard to develop trust between the buyer and supplier in procurement situations. Inspired...
journal article 2015
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Hermans, M.H. (author), Volker, L. (author), Eisma, P.R. (author)
Being a public organization with construction needs, whether they are housing, building or infrastructure related, implies close co-operation and interaction with the supply chain. Substantial research exists that focuses on project related aspects of commissioning and on the role of the construction client in general. Only limited research has...
conference paper 2014
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Manzoni, B. (author), Volker, L. (author), Smyth, H. (author)
Despite being one of the most important means to obtain commissions, explore in design terms and develop design quality, architectural competitions are an extremely controversial practice. Nevertheless, they are increasingly adopted within the European procurement law, to the point that exploring and understanding their debated issues is...
conference paper 2014
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Manzoni, B. (author), Volker, L. (author), Smyth, H. (author)
Despite being one of the most important means to obtain commissions, explore in design terms and develop design quality, architectural competitions are an extremely controversial practice. Nevertheless, they are increasingly adopted within the European procurement law, to the point that exploring and understanding their debated issues is...
conference paper 2014
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Booij, A. (author), Hillen, M.M. (author), Santema, S.C. (author)
SMART formulation is an essential aspect of the Best Value philosophy to demonstrate performance, evaluate proposals and is required for the continuous improvements within organizations. Based on an evaluation of projects that have been tendered with the BVP award mechanism, it was concluded that both for the tender documents, as the interviews...
journal article 2013
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Leendertse, W. (author), Arts, J. (author), De Ridder, H. (author)
The core business of governmental organizations like Rijkswaterstaat in the Netherlands is the optimal management of road-end waterway networks. The coming years many maintenance, renewal and extension projects will be executed in these networks. Projects give a disturbance in functionality of the network. Network management is to keep this...
journal article 2012
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Egyedi, T.M. (author)
There is an on-going controversy about the impact of competing committee standards – i.e., two or more functionally equivalent ‘open’ standards – on innovation (Blind, 2008; Egyedi and Koppenhol, 2010; West and Fomin, 2011). This paper takes a different angle and focuses on its impact on interoperability (e.g. e-government) and large IT users...
conference paper 2012
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Volker, L. (author), Scharpff, J. (author), De Weerdt, M.M. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
Transportation networks are important public infrastructures because they enable economic and social activity. Trends in contracting the maintenance of such assets have caused a shift in governance from a public body to market-like arrangements and changed the roles and responsibilities among asset owner, asset manager and service providers....
conference paper 2012
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Broesterhuizen, E.F.M. (author), Vellinga, T. (author), Docters van Leeuwen, L. (author), Taneja, P. (author), Zwakhals, J.W. (author), Nijdam, M.H. (author)
Ports are known to be one of the most polluting sectors, and therefore provide an opportunity to reduce emission significantly. Until now, the attention has been given to reduction of emissions in transport and shipping. The scope of research must expand to include port infrastructures, which should be made more sustainable. In many industries,...
conference paper 2012
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Hoezen, M. (author), Voordijk, H. (author), Dewulf, G. (author)
Recent developments in the construction industry led to the need for both more and changing formal contractual arrangements and for improved informal cooperation. In this context, the Competitive Dialogue (CD) was introduced by the European Commission in 2004. This procurement method consists of several discussion rounds between the principal...
conference paper 2011
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Bismarchi, L.F. (author), Loschiavo dos Santos, M.C. (author)
The building sector is one of the most strategic sectors everywhere in the sustainability context because of it´s socioeconomic role as one of the largest employers and also because of it´s evironmental role as one of the world´s biggest polluter. The adoption of a performance based procurement process to implement the Brazilian public housing...
conference paper 2011
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Osei-Tutu, E. (author), Mensdah, S. (author), Ameya, C. (author)
The Public Procurement Act (Act 663) 2003 was introduced in Ghana to streamline the anomalies in public procurement. The objective of the law is to promote fairness, transparency and ensure that public procurement is non-discriminatory. The implementation of the Public Procurement Act 2003 (PPA) has been quiet challenging coupled with a number...
conference paper 2011
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Glass, J. (author), Achour, N. (author), Parry, T. (author), Nicholson, I. (author)
Responsible sourcing (RS) provides a means to manage and ensure the attainment of sustainability objectives by procuring materials with a certified provenance. It is demonstrated typically through an organisation?s procurement policy, via its purchasing decisions and practices, and addresses a range of environmental, economic and social...
conference paper 2011
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