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Journal of Construction Engineering
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 192742, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/192742
Research Article

Implementation of Risk Management in Malaysian Construction Industry: Case Studies

Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received 1 June 2015; Accepted 13 July 2015

Academic Editor: F. Pacheco-Torgal

Copyright © 2015 Hamzah Abdul-Rahman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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