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1. What are the three major divisions of the construction industry? a. Building construction – involves the erection of a building on a piece of property. This includes residential, commercial, civic, educational, religious, and agricultural buildings, among others. b. Heavy construction – term used for larger infrastructure projects, such as highways, bridges, canals, dams, subways, tunnels, utility piping systems, water control construction, and communication networks. c. Industrial construction – refers to the building of large-scale manufacturing, and processing plants or utility generation installations. 2. What professionals are responsible for the preparation of construction documents? Regardless of size, the three main players in any construction team are: a. the owner that initiates the project b. the architect and engineers who design the building c. the general contractor who completes the actual construction Supporting them are: consultants, subcontractors, manufacturers who produce materials and material suppliers, testing laboratories, financial advisers, insurance companies, and authority and regulatory agencies. 3. What is the difference between construction drawings and specifications?
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  • Spring '16
  • Bansil
  • C. Construction Management

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