Owners, consultants and contractors how to improve relationships = Les principaux acteurs de la construction : comment améliorer leurs relations.

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Published by International Commission on Large Dams in Paris .

Written in English

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  • Contractors -- Selection and appointment.,
  • Contractors" operations.,
  • Project management.

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Other titlesPrincipaux acteurs de la construction : comment améliorer leur relations
SeriesBulletin -- 85, Bulletin (International Commission on Large Dams) -- no 85
ContributionsInternational Commission on Large Dams.
LC ClassificationsTA210 .O86 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18296622M

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