American Journal of Construction and Building Materials


Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Health and Safety Improvement Amongst Ghanaian Communities as A Corporate Social Responsibility of Construction Companies

    Williams Justice, Fugar Frank, Adinyira Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 23-29
    Received: 16 April 2019
    Accepted: 21 May 2019
    Published: 11 November 2019
    Abstract: Purpose–The purpose of this paper is to juxtapose construction site hazards with hazards present in typical Ghanaian communities to engender some safety knowledge transfer from construction companies to project host communities as a corporate social responsibility to the construction companies. Design/Methodology/Approach–Fifty-one volunteers who a... Show More
  • Family Construction Models for Weak Economic Communities That Are Safe to the Environment

    Bakhrani Abdul Rauf, Mithen Lullulangi, Faizal Amir

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 30-34
    Received: 19 October 2019
    Accepted: 7 November 2019
    Published: 17 November 2019
    Abstract: The specific objectives of this study are: (1) to design a family latrine construction model that uses local raw materials for a weak economy community in the highlands of South Sulawesi province that is environmentally safe, (2) to find local materials that make up the latrine construction, and (3) find the right method for applying the latrine co... Show More
  • Alternative Cement-Treated Base Construction with Class A Aggregate Mixtures in Provincial Road Maintenance Periodic in West Java

    Yudi Sekaryadi, Anastasia Caroline Sutandi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 35-42
    Received: 4 July 2019
    Accepted: 27 September 2019
    Published: 4 December 2019
    Abstract: To handle roads that have a subgrade with a CBR (California Bearing Ratio) of less than 2% and a plasticity index of more than 20%, one of them is by using CTB (Cement Treated Base) pavement on the foundation layer. CTB is a mixture of materials consisting of coarse aggregates, fine aggregates, cement, and water. Periodic maintenance of roads in th... Show More