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Effective contract management in the construction industry

Effective contract management in the construction industry

proceedings of the National Seminar held in Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, August 22 and 23, 1991

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Building in Lagos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Construction industry -- Nigeria -- Management -- Congresses.,
    • Construction contracts -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Bayo Olateju.
      ContributionsOlateju, Bayo., National Seminar on Effective Contract Management in the Construction Industry (1991 : Lagos, Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9715.N52 E37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 218 p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1493134M
      ISBN 109783169777
      LC Control Number93166733
      OCLC/WorldCa28194143


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