Proposals for the future improvement of quality in the British construction industry.
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Proposals for the future improvement of quality in the British construction industry. by P.L Elston

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Written in English


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Dissertation (B.Sc. Build. Eng. Mgmt.) - University of Brighton, 1993.

ContributionsUniversity of Brighton. Department of Building.
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Open LibraryOL20716249M

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