Journal of Construction Engineering / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Cost Analysis of Precast and Cast-in-Place Concrete Construction for Selected Public Buildings in Ghana

Table 3

Cost analysis of cast-in-place and precast concrete columns.

ItemSome selected public projectsCost comparison between cast-in-place and precast columns
Cast-in-place concrete Gh ¢ Precast concrete Gh ¢ Difference Gh ¢ Percentage change (%)

1Construction of 8-unit staff bungalow for ST. Joseph College of Education41,800.0033,628.108,171.9019.55
2 Construction of 2-storey administration block for Mampong Technical College of Education17,10013,457.703,642.3021.30
3Construction of 8-unit staff bungalow and 2 No. 12-seater WC toilet facility for Berekum College of Education4,180.003,413.81766.1918.33
4Construction of auditorium block for ST. Monica’s College of Education, Mampong68,750.0054,848.7513,901.2520.22
5Construction of 3-storey classroom block for Tanoso Community Health Nurses Training School22,530.0017,686.054,843.9521.5
6Completion of 3-storey administration block for Asunafo South District Assembly10,169.307,932.052,237.2522.00
7Construction of new administration block for CSIR-BRRI 12,336.009,622.082,713.9222.00
8Construction of 2-storey dormitory block for Effiduase Secondary/Commercial School92,331.8071,095.4921,236.3123.00
9Construction of 3-storey 12-unit flat for Effiduase Secondary/Commercial School62,548.0050,526.2712,021.7319.22
10Construction of the extension of head office block for Minerals Commission, Accra, Ghana17,915.2513,526.014,389.2424.50
11Construction of auditorium for Sunyani Polytechnic 18,403.8514,170.964,232.8923.00
12Construction of 18-unit 3-storey model school for Ejisu-Juaben District36,670.7828,603.288,067.5922.00
13Construction of new assembly hall for Effiduase Secondary/Commercial School7,810.356,092.071,718.2822.00

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