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The infrastructure Development Authority (IDAP) has been established by the Government of the Punjab for planning, designing, construction and maintenance of Infrastructure in Punjab in line with best international practices. They are offering highly competitive compensation packages, attractive incentives and an opportunity to become part of a world leading initiative.

Civil Engineering Jobs in Infrastructure Development Authority IDAP, Punjab, October, Novmeber, 2017
Civil Engineering Jobs in Infrastructure Development Authority IDAP, Punjab, October, Novmeber, 2017


1. Senior Manager Planning & Design
2. Manger Planning (Forensic)
3. Manager Planning
4. Assistant Manager Planning
5. Manager Quality Control
6. Manager, Cost Control
7. Manager Document Control
8. Assistant Manager Cost Control
9. Assistant Manager Estimation
10. Manager Contracts Administration
11. Project Coordinator
12. Assistant Manager Reporting
13. Manager Projects
14. Assistant Manager Projects
15. Assistant Engineer
16. Quantity Surveyor
17. AutoCAD Designer

Application form can be downloaded from website www.idap.pk/carreers.php

Last date to apply: 27-Oct-2017

You can apply online or send through courier

Infrastructure Development Authority Punjab, Government of Punjab, GM HR Ground floor, 7-C-1, Gulberg III, Lahore, Pakistan. 

The Punjab Daanish Schools and Centers of Excellence Authority (PDS&CEA) is an autonomous organization established under the auspices of  Government of the Punjab, PDS&CEA seek services of highly dynamic and committed professionals on contract basis of the following posts: -

Project Coordinator Civil Engineer Jobs in Punjab Daanish Schools and Centers of Excellence Authority
Project Coordinator Civil Engineer Jobs in Punjab Daanish Schools and Centers of Excellence Authority


Name of Post: Project Coordinator

Qualification: BSc Civil Engineering or M.Sc. Project management from HEC Recognized University

Experience : 05 years experience of Project coordination and management

Age limit: upto 55 years

Pay Scale OG-1 (Equivalent to BPS-17) Gross Salary upto Rs.80,000 /- per month all inclusive.
Applicants shall attach with their applications a detailed resume, certificate copies of qualifications, experience certificates, CNIC and 2x passport size photographs.

Applications to be send by post.

Last date to apply: 03 Nov – 2017

Manager (Admin / HR & Coord)
Punjab Daanish Schools and Centers of Excellence Authority, Govt. of the Punjab, Japanese Cell Building, Research Station, near Punjab University, Canal Bank, Lahore,
042-99230633, 99231737-40

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Internship Program for Overseas Pakistanis Under Corporate Social Responsibility

Civil Engineering Internship Opportunity in Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Internship Program
Civil Engineering Internship Opportunity in Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Internship Program


Applications are invited from Fresh Graduates/Post Graduates for 01 year internship program, designed for practical training to the educated youth belonging to overseas Pakistanis families for enhancing their skills: -

Displine: Civil Engineering
No. of Seats: 30
The interns will be paid a monthly stipend depending upon the qualification on the basis of which they are applying.
Eligibility: CGPA 3.00 (in final degree)

Max. Age Limit: 30 years.

Applications are to be sent online at www.opf.org.pk/careers/internships/

Last date to apply online is 13-Nov-2017

For further information
Call 051-9048209
051-9048222

Demolition is the deliberate destruction of structures and materials by means of explosives, mechanical devices, fire, chemical agent, etc.

What is Demolition?

Demolition is a pre-planned and controlled bringing down or destroying of a building or structure while considering all the safety precautions.

According to Wikipedia demolition can be defined as “dismantling,razing, destroying or wracking any building or structure or any part thereof by pre-planned and controlled manner.”

Demolition Process and Methods for Buildings and Structures
Demolition Process and Methods for Buildings and Structures



Demolition of a building or structure may involve complete or partial dismantling excluding any refurbishment or alteration of existing structural components.

Another sister term of demolition is implosion; implosion is the name given to the method of demolition by means of explosives.

Huges & Salvidge is a renowned British Company specializes in number of methods for the demolition of commercial, industrial buildings including high-rise blocks or flats.  

Before carrying out the demolition at site, cautious and careful planning is a definitive pre-requisite. A pre-start meeting must takes place guiding all the works and management personals about their duties and Risk Assessments is done. A Method Statement, containing the methods of demolition techniques to be used, is then produced to control the highlighted risks.

Why demolition is needed?

The life cycle of concrete structures is usually 40 to 90 years. During this life, structures often meet with some situations like disasters, changing functions, city reconstruction, or higher residence demand due to population, all these lead to demolition or reconstruction of existing structures. The structures which have already passed their design life need to be reconstructed for safety and operational requirements.

In developed countries demolition is very essential for development of new structures for various residential and industrial purposes. Small structures can be demolished by manual methods but machinery and advanced techniques are required for demolition of bigger structures. Advanced techniques are also required for faster demolition and demolition in confined areas.  The government agencies are also needed to demolish the buildings which violate the building rules and regulation ensuring structural safety, health, fire safety and construction safety of the building.

Any kind of demolition work needs labor forces for executing the work. Today various kinds of demolition methods are available, but the method of implementation for demolition work varies with the site condition, safety and cost.



Demolition Sequence

Before the start of Demolition Project the demolition sequence is properly determined keeping in view the actual site conditions and restraints to avoid any confusion and loss later in the project.

The structure to be demolished is properly surveyed and the surroundings are properly inspected for any utilities. If there are any utility lines present like electricity, plumbing water lines, drainage connections; than these must be properly plugged or discontinued. Organize testing and checking for presence of any hazardous material e.g. Asbestors – if any, removal of Hazardous material by specialist contractor must be ensured.

If the building have any cantilever structure like verandah or canopy that must be demolished first. The presence of lift machines and watertanks at high level must be demolished in top down sequence to the main roof level.

In case of demolition for the roof slab; it must be ensured to initiate demolition from the center mid span and then work outwards towards the supporting beams of frame structure. In case of roof slab supporting on walls, the non-load bearing walls must be demolished before demolition of load bearing walls. Columns and load bearing walls shall be demolished after removal of beams on top. If site conditions permit, the first floor slab directly above the ground floor may be demolished by machine standing on ground.

Demolition Methods & Techniques



If you are looking for a career in Demolition Industry than you must get ready to face defies and challenges due to uniqueness and exceptionality of each project in terms of the surrounding environment to the structure and the materials used.



The selection for the Demolition Method or Process is dependent on some factors like:-

a.       Area where the building is located

b.      The time available for demolition

c.       The building material

d.      The purpose of the demolition

e.      The way waste debris is going to be disposed

f.        Noise and Dust Control factors (HSE)

In the past when the technological innovations have not found its footprints in the construction industry, the buildings and structures were dismantled by humans manually through hammers at the end of their lives due to structural of functional obsolesces. But mankind has learned from their mistakes, failures and disasters due to lack of awareness and knowledge on demolition.

The demolition method also varies with the time available for demolition and need of site clearance for the new structure. Before execution of demolition work, the careful study of site condition, the type of structure, structural member, demolition range, rural or urban area and frequency.

The application of method for demolition depends upon actual site condition and available space.

We can classify the demolition methods or demolition techniques into two broad categories one can be called conventional method and the other can be called non-conventional methods. According to a research from University of Salford, demolition techniques are now not only numerous but also varied in their technology, application, cost and speed.  

Manual Methods


In conventional and manual methods the demolition work is carried out manually by hands or hammers. Sledge hammer, chisel or jack hammer and drilling equipment is used. This is a very slow and rather cheap method of demolition which can be used for small house or residential building.

Demolition by Wrecking Balls


This is one of the oldest and commonly used methods of building demolition. A crane uses a wrecking ball, weight upto 6120 kg, which is either dropped onto or swing into the element to be demolished. The ball is made from forged steel, which means the steel is not cast into ta mould in a molten state. It is formed under high pressure while the steel is red hot (soft but not molten) to compress and to strengthen it.  Concrete members can be broken into small pieces, but secondary cutting of reinforcing may be necessary.

Single in-line method or vertical drop method are used in case of crane and ball method.

Demolition of a Building Structure
Demolition of a Building Structure

Advantages:


To demolish roofs and other horizontal spans

The wrecking balls are still used when demolition may not be possible due to local environmental issues or asbestos/lead building content.



Disadvantages:


It demands a great deal of skill from the crane operator.

The height of a building that can be demolished is limited by crane size and working room; however, buildings as high as 20 stories have been demolished.

The breakup process can cause considerable dust, vibration and noise which may be objectionable.

Demolition.


Selective or complete demolition of concrete structures is possible by cutting elements and then removing by crane. The cutting process may be sawing, water jetting or thermal lance. Because the surface of the cut concrete is smooth and relatively regular, these methods have particular application when the objective is partial demolition, for instance in the creation of openings in walls and slabs.

Hydro Demolition


Cutting with a water just minimizes dust and eliminates vibration and fire hazards. An abrasive and water-catching system is required to clean up during the jetting process. Hydro demolition uses a high pressure supersonic water jet, that penetrates the pores and cracks of the concrete and builds up an internal pressure. When this pressure exceeds the tensile strength of the concrete, the concrete breaks. The water jet can be used not only for cutting straight lines but also contours a useful features for cutting access manholes.

Hydro Demolition
Hydro Demolition

Thermal Lance


A thermal lance is created by packing a seamless mild steel tube with low carbon rods and passing oxygen through the tube. While this method eliminates vibration and dust problems, it creates other hazards associated with smoke and fire danger. Whether sawing, jetting or lancing is used to dismantle the structure or its components, each element must be safety lowered to the ground.

Pneumatic and Hydraulic Breaker


A common piece of equipment used for demolishing bridge decks, foundations and pavements is a hydraulically or pneumatically operated, boom-mounted breaker. The advantages of a machine mounted breaker may include a telescoping boom for easy reach and remote control operation and underwater demolition capabilities. Some of the smaller remote-controlled machines can be lifted through window openings and used inside a building to demolish floors and walls. Productivity can vary greatly depending on the size of hammer, type of concrete, amount of reinforcing and working conditions.

A jackhammer is a pneumatic or electro-mechanical tool that combines a hammer directly with a chisel. Hand-held jackhammers are typically powered by compressed air, but some use electric motors. Electric powered tools come in a variety of sizes from about 12 lbs to 65 lbs. They required an external power source, but do not require a compressor.

A hydraulic jack hammer typically much larger than portable ones, may be fitted to a mechanical excavators or backhoes and is widely used for roadworks, quarrying and general demolition or construction groundwork. They are used in mines where there is an explosion risk since they lack any high-power electrical circuitry that might cause a trigging spark. The jackhammer is connected with hydraulic hoses to a portable hydraulic power pack; either a petrol or diesel engine driving a hydraulic pump.

Explosives


In the controlled demolition industry, building implosion is the strategic placing of explosive material and timing of its detonation so that a structure collapses on itself in a manner of seconds, minimizing the physical damage to its immediate surroundings. Despite its terminology, building implosion also includes the controlled demolition of other structure, such as bridges, smokestacks, towers, and tunnels. Numerous small explosives strategically placed within the structure are used to catalyze the collapse. Nitro-glycerin, dynamite, or other explosives are used to shatter reinforced concrete supports.

Blasting methods employ rapidly expanding gases confined within a series of boreholes to produce controlled fractures which provide for easy concrete removal. For the demolition of concrete structures it is usual to drill holes at a predetermined angle into the concrete to be removed. Implosion is the strategic placing of explosive material and timing of its detonation so that a structure collapses on itself in a matter of seconds, minimizing the physical damage to its immediate surroundings. The technique weakens or removes critical supports so that the building can no longer withstand the force of gravity and falls under its own weight.

Safety Precautions during Demolition

Hoarding


Hoarding and Protective Screens isolates the demolition site from the public, thus preventing unauthorized access and trespassing.

Safety Precautions during Demolition
Safety Precautions during Demolition

Walkways


Walkways shall be provided for the use of the workmen who shall be instructed to use them an all such walkways shall be kept adequately lighted, free from debris and other materials.

Catch Platforms


In demolition of exterior wall of multistoried structure, catch platform of heavy planking shall be provided to prevent injuries to the worker working below and to the public when the external walls are more than 20 m in height.



Whats Next…to Demolition????

A new approach to demolition is the deconstruction of a building with the goal of minimizing the amount of materials going to landfills. This "green" approach is applied by removing the materials by type material and segregating them for reuse or recycling.

With proper planning this approach has resulted in landfill diversion rates that exceed 90% of an entire building and its contents in some cases. It also vastly reduces the CO2 emissions of the removing of a building in comparison to demolition.

I hope you loved the article about Demolition Techniques and Demolition Methods if you have any further questions and additions please do comment on the form below. 

Civil Engineering Jobs in The Lahore Knowledge Park Company (LKPC) is a public sector large scale organization registered with the SECP under Section 42 (not-for-profit) of the Companies ACT 2017 through the Higher Education Departement (HED). Government of the Punjab with the vision and aim to develop Lahore Knowledge Park by Establishing Campuses of internationally well-reputed universities / institutions to drive growth and knowledge ecosystem. 



Application are invited from the candidates for appointment on 

Name of Post : General Manager (Engineering) 

Education / Experience : 

A minimum of B.Sc. (Degree) in Civil engineering from a reputable HEC Recognized University local / foreign. 

Fifteen (15) years of experience in construction and infrastructure development programs and execution of large scale projects in private / public sector. 

Must be well versed in construction planning infrastructure planning, urban planning and zoning; construction/building designs, site supervision and inspections, quality assurance, BOQs and code compliances. 

Certification in Project management like PMP will be a plus. 

Age Limit : 55 Years 

No. of Posts: 1 years

Candidates can apply on a simple paper, CVs along with 2 photographs, national id card and testimonials applications completed in all respect should reach by post latest by 27th October, 2017. 
Detailed job description for each post can be downloaded online from LKPC website. 

General Manager Human ResourceLahore Knowledge Park Company 15-Abubakar Block, New Garden Town, Lahore, UAN: 92-42-99075000

This Civil Engineering Jobs in  Lahore Knowledge Park Company, Lahore, Pakistan is best opportunity for experienced Civil Engineers. All Civil Engineering jobs in Lahore Knowledge Park Company, Lahore, Pakistan is collected from different Newspapers on every Sunday and shared for our viewers so that that can apply for the job and get the employment in Lahore Knowledge Park Company, Lahore, Pakistan as Civil Engineer. These Jobs are for the Building Sector So you must have experience in Highway Projects

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If you are a fresh or experienced civil engineer living in Pakistan and seeking Civil Engineering Job in Highway Engineering than don’t post or share your CV here as we are not a part of the department and we are just sharing it so that you can get the opportunity to apply for this job.

AZ Engineering Associates urgently requires following staff for its Highway Projects in Punjab. Candidates meeting minimum criteria may send the latest CVs on [email protected]

Civil Engineering Jobs in AZ Engineering Associates Lahore for Punjab Highway Projects
Civil Engineering Jobs in AZ Engineering Associates Lahore for Punjab Highway Projects



  1. Name of Position : Resident Engineer


Qualification : B.Sc. Civil Engineering
Experience: 15 years in Highway Construction

  1. Assistant Resident Engineer

B.Sc. Civil Engineering / B.Tech.
Experience : 07 years in highway construction.

  1. Quantity Surveyors 


DAE Civil with 7 years experience

  1. Site Inspectors

DAE Civil with 5 years experience

  1. Lab Technicians 

DAE Civil with 5 years experience

Candidates must have completed minimum five mega highway projects. Candidate at time of interview will bring proof of at least completed five projects of mentionable size.


This Civil Engineering Jobs in  AZ Engineering Associates Lahore for Punjab Highway Projects is best opportunity for experienced Civil Engineers. All Civil Engineering jobs in AZ Engineering Associates Lahore for Punjab Highway Projects  is collected from different Newspapers on every Sunday and shared for our viewers so that that can apply for the job and get the employment in AZ Engineering Associates Lahore for Punjab Highway Projects as Civil Engineer. These Jobs are for the Highway Engineering Sector So you must have experience in Highway Projects

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The concepts of BIM Cloud technology is not new and we are already witnessing the utilization and application to these computing innovations in the field of construction. The construction projects are perceived as the most complex, unforeseen and way too pricey at times. The success of any construction projects to my experience depends more on pre-construct phase rather than actual site execution. Any mistake or over-look during the execution would not cost much when compared with an error at the initial and pre-construct phase.

Malaysia to be the First Country of Asia to Experience Benefits of BIM and Cloud Technology in Mass Rapid Transit Project
Malaysia to be the First Country of Asia to Experience Benefits of BIM and Cloud Technology in Mass Rapid Transit Project
The construction projects always rely on the inputs from number of collaborators or team members including contractors, consultants, planning & acquisition sections, client supervisory departments and many others. Exchange of construction documents including drawings, design calculations and various specifications and standards has been a troublesome problem from pre-feasibility phase towards the completion of the project. The lack of communication and conveyance of information between these parties create series of erroneous mistakes that not only causes construction delays but also significantly produces monitory losses. 

Lets now discuss about the core concepts behind what we would going to discuss with you in detail of a mega project in Malaysia. The concepts we would deal is BIM and cloud technology that is exclusively used in the project under consideration. BIM is an acronym for Building Information Model; in a layman terms BIM is basically equivalent to construct a building or an infrastructure project in a digital world before actual execution at site. Yes!, BIM consists of a 3D model on actual scale dimensions including the actual geometry and architecture of a structure from the foundation to the top roof.  There are various softwares out there in the Market that would help you in creating a BIM for your project. 

BIM Model would help in understanding the steps or activities involved in a construction project, would help in tracking the design phases as well as execution phases, would help in 3d visualization of the project. One of a significant advantage of using BIM model is change management. The data of a project is stored in a BIM model file which means any significant change in one section or feature would be replicated automatically in all the sections and elevations contained therein. Not only this the change would be automatically transmitted to the collaborators of the project with the cloud technology. 

Now let me introduce to you the basic concept of cloud technology, actually this feature is just as simple that you instead of storing your data on a PC or laptop would store it on a cloud hosting server which could be accessed by all the team members with both mobile applications (iOS / appstore) or through interenet on laptops and pcs. 

Simulation of a building project is one other significant benefit for having a BIM in your project. Because BIM model is not merely consist of architectural data but also the actual structural elements like columns and beams, frames which would help you in simulating the project prior to the actual construction for ensuring the safety. 

In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has just experienced the benefits and remunerations of cloud-based collaboration through BIM Level 2. The 51 kilometer Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) project passes through Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) line. 

Microsoft Azure clouding hosting system of Microsoft Global ISV has Bentley Systems BIM applications that has helped to complete the project on-time and within budget, benefitting from a projected 35 percent productivity increase in the design, construction and operation of this infrastructure through seamless information sharing and collaboration. 

In a statement today, the company said the Azure-hosted Bentley Systems platform enabled MRT Corp to increase precision of construction, reduce instances of design rework and to improve safety standards by enabling seamless synchronization and information exchange between external vendors.
It has enabled all project disciplines to work dynamically using a federated model for coordinated design, despite the participation of numerous external vendors and decentralized information on this complex project, it said.

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MRT Corp director of planning and design Poh Seng Tiok said one of the key challenge faced with any mega civil construction project is ensuring seamless information exchange, and real-time collaboration among stakeholders, regardless of the platforms they are using.

“The probability for error is high if information is not managed on a common data environment, especially in a highly collaborative project like ours.

“These types of errors could lead to construction delays and increased costs due to change orders and rework to rectify issues,” he said.

It is the first metro project in Asia to adopt BIM level 2, an advanced way of working that leverages digital collaboration and has become a standard for many leading governments for public-sector projects.

He said with this implementation, all parties involved can use their own 3D BIM models, but design information is shared through a common data environment, which enables any organisation to combine data with their own to create a federated BIM model.

“More importantly, embracing digital has enabled MRTC to improve our productivity, while also enabling our workers to acquire new skillsets necessary to adhere to the BIM standards which will be mandatory in civil engineering projects from 2020,” he said.

The KVMRT SSP line project has been selected as a finalist in the BIM Advancements in Rail and Transit category in Bentley’s 2017 Be Inspired Awards programme.

The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world.

MRT’s project is among the 51 innovative projects which will be presented as part of related infrastructure forums at Bentley’s The Year in Infrastructure 2017 Conference, October 10 until October 12 in Singapore.

Bentley Systems Asia South regional executive vice president Kaushik Chakraborty said the KVMRT project is an example of how the world’s infrastructure projects are undergoing digital transformation through the power of cloud services to improve project delivery and asset performance.

“Together with Microsoft, we are pleased to see organizations tapping the power of the cloud to realize the potential of real-time business insights and collaboration to deliver greater efficiency in a highly complex industry,” he said.

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