Evaluating and Developing the Sustainable Procurement system of Materials in Construction Industry in Iraq

Afrah M. H. Kashkool, Sawsan Rasheed Mohammed

Abstract


The construction industry in Iraq and especially the procurement of the goods and services in that sector is suffering from several problems; the key problems are lack of understanding of procedure of procurement process, lack of knowledge in sustainability principles, lack of right procurement policies. This paper studies the principles of sustainable procurement and proposes a program in PHP language for evaluation the sustainable procurement and suggests the correction actions   in the construction companies in Iraq. The research concluded some points as the industry need for local specification and the need for strategic plans and government support presented by laws and instructions.

 


Keywords


sustainable procurement, procurement, SPMAT, construction management

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