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A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2016. A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Proceedings of the 5th Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) International renewable power generation conference (RPG 2016), 21-23 September 2016, London, UK. New York: IET [online], article ID 558. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0558.

Biomass thermo-chemical systems (BTCS) source remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing nations. Due the dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between 10 and 34%, the rural comm... Read More about A techno-economic comparison of biomass thermo-chemical systems for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas..

A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
GARBA, A., KISHK, M. and MOORE, D.R. 2016. A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Chan, P.W. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) conference, 5-7 September 2016, Manchester, UK. Manchester: ARCOM [online], 1161-1170. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/057655af863b28ec730c77bb0d199e51.pdf

Biomass as a Renewable Energy Technology (RET) is used to provide sustainable electricity to rural areas in several developing countries. As a result of dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between 10 and 34%, the rural commu... Read More about A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas..

Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2015. Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Proceedings of the 1st International sustainable ecological engineering design for society conference 2015 (SEEDS): healthy, energy efficient buildings and spaces, 17-18 September 2015, Leeds, UK. Leeds: Leeds Beckett University [online], pages 281-292. Available from: https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/as/cebe/seeds/seeds2015_proceedings.pdf

Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) in general, and biomass source in particular, remains one of the means of providing sustainable electricity to rural areas in developing countries. This is because of its strategic value in identifying when and whe... Read More about Economic assessment of biomass gasification technology in providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas..

Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
BAGHDADI, A. and KISHK, M. 2015. Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences. In Hajdu, M. and Skibniewski, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2015 Creative construction conference (CCC2015), 21-24 June 2015, Krakow, Poland. Budapest: Diamond Congress [online], pages 154-159. Available from: http://2015.creative-construction-conference.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/CCC2015_proceedings.pdf

Airport projects are considered to be very complex, as they face a number of challenges which inevitably expose them to risks. In Saudi Arabia, the aviation sector is considered an important sector due to the fact that Saudi Arabia is the first desti... Read More about Saudi Arabian aviation construction projects: identification of risks and their consequences..

Renewable energy technology means of providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas: a review. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
GARBA, A. and KISHK, M. 2014. Renewable energy technology means of providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas: a review. In Raiden, A. and Aboagye-Nimo, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 30th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 1-3 September 2014, Portsmouth, UK. Reading: ARCOM [online], pages 143-151. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2014-0143-0151_Garba_Kishk.pdf

Following the failure of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and fossil fuel source applications for the provision of electricity in Nigeria, the country has been experiencing power energy shortages for over three decades now. More than 65% o... Read More about Renewable energy technology means of providing sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas: a review..

Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
WILSON, G. and KISHK, M. 2012. Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review. In Smith, S.D. (ed.) Proceedings of the 28th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 3-5 September 2012, Edinburgh, UK. Reading: ARCOM [online], pages 1423-1433. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2012-1423-1433_Wilson_Kishk.pdf

Hospital refurbishment has taken a secondary role in the last decade, in favour of new build facilities. This has allowed the Client and the Design Team to build and specify with greater flexibility and from essentially a 'blank canvas'. Correspondin... Read More about Key criteria of sustainable hospital refurbishment: a stakeholder review..

Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
WILSON, G. and KISHK, M. 2011. Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals. In Egbu, C. and Lou, E.C.W. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 5-7 September 2011, Bristol, UK. Reading: ARCOM [online], pages 1095-1104. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2011-1095-1104_Wilson_Kishk.pdf

Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the construction industry. Limited go... Read More about Meeting sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals..

The impact of effective risk management on project success. (2008)
Conference Proceeding
KISHK, M. and UKAGA, C. 2008. The impact of effective risk management on project success. In Dainty, A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 24th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 1-3 September 2008, Cardiff, UK. Reading: ARCOM [online], volume 2, pages 799-808. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2008-799-808_Kishk_and_Ukaga.pdf

Project success is the satisfaction of stakeholder needs and is measured by the so-called success criteria as identified at the start of the project. The conventional view of project success based on cost, time and quality is no longer sufficient. Th... Read More about The impact of effective risk management on project success..