The impact of construction activities on the environment pollution in suburban area / Mohd Khairol Akmal Hamir Husin

Hamir Husin, Mohd Khairol Akmal (2014) The impact of construction activities on the environment pollution in suburban area / Mohd Khairol Akmal Hamir Husin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


The construction industry is one of the economic sectors that play an important role in contributing to Malaysia economic development. As compared to other industries, construction has an important activity and that is consumption of energy and non renewable resources and it also generates a fairly large amount of pollutants, including air emissions, noise, solid waste, and water discharge. Environmental impact can occur at the various stages of property development, from construction to occupation, if inadequate mitigation measures are taken. Basically, the environmental impacts being studied in these studies are focused on noise pollution, air pollution, and water pollution. The purpose of the study is to provide construction management with the knowledge to identify environment issues associated with their activities and best practice methods to minimize pollutions impact. The objectives for this study about management on construction activities identify the types environment problems due to construction activities and to analyze the impact of pollution will occur to surroundings. This study is carried out based on literature review, questionnaire survey, and also interview to achieve the aim and objectives. Mostly the environment problems are from employees that take it easy to follow the guideline by authorities. In order to improve the working environment of construction site to a better condition, the appropriate management on the construction site and good planning are necessary. Through these studies, the author wishes that the environmental impacts due to construction in Malaysia will be reduced.


Item Type: Student Project
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Hamir Husin, Mohd Khairol AkmalUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Estimates. Measurements. Quantities and cost
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building fittings and their installation
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Item ID: 15721
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction activities; Environment pollution; Suburban area


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