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Psychol a model devised on the basis of observation, designed to relate what is observed to some theoretical framework

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any theoretical or heuristic sociological concept. The use of the term ‘construct’ makes apparent the ‘invented’, mentally constructed, heuristic or explanatory purpose of many concepts in sociology. See also IDEAL TYPE.
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Pam Hobson, Stakeholder Director at the A14 Integrated Delivery Team said: "We put the spirit of the Considerate Constructors Scheme into everything we do, inspiring people along the way and opening their eyes about what, as an industry, we really have to offer.
Speaking in the meeting, Qalambor Dezfouli said the gathering was aimed at providing Iranian constructors and producers with the opportunity to establish a closer connection with their Iraqi counterparts.
Barba said on Tuesday the government and constructors have approved the road map for the construction industry.
Robert Bryant, Axalta's Interim Chief Executive Officer, commented, "On behalf of Axalta, I would like to congratulate Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport on its fifth consecutive FIA Formula One World Constructor's Championship, and Lewis Hamilton on winning his fifth FIA Formula One[TM] World Drivers' Championship.
"However, we don't have any possibilities of intervening in the employment relations of private subjects."Alternatives for the constructionTerminating the agreement with the constructors is not a definite option.
London: The Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, has said that without Lewis Hamilton they would not have enjoyed the remarkable success that culminated in a record-equalling fifth constructors' championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Newly elected Chairman Chaudhry Muhammad Habib Kanwal has said that Pakistani companies have all the capabilities to fulfill the PTI government's dream for construction of five million houses provided issues being faced by the constructors are resolved on priority basis.
He regretted that rates of building material had increased significantly but constructors were not being paid the difference and inflation.
Lahore -- Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP) has urged the government to curtail import duty on major Off-highway construction machinery and equipment and bring it down to 2%, as allowed to the Agriculture Sector.
The Thunder Bay-headquartered engineering firm announced the creation of Nordmin Constructors in a Feb.
Baltimore, MD, August 29, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Terra Site Constructors, LLC, an industry leader in the installation of Post and Panel Walls, Sound Barrier Walls, MSE Walls and other C.I.P./Precast structures, is pleased to announce they have recently been certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT).