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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR

Project No. : 242 Form No.: P07-F06 / Rev. 0 / Nov. 2012


Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

METHOD STATEMENT FOR EXTERNAL STONE CLADDING.


METHOD STATEMENT No: MTS-A-007 REV : 0
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ORIGINATOR : AMTC DISCIPLINE: ARCH

Title :
Method Statement for External Stone Cladding (Marble and Granite).

REVIEWER / APPROVER
REV DATE STATUS REVISION DETAILS Sub Main
EXTERNAL
Con Con
0 08-Feb-15 FA FOR REVIEW & APPROVAL NW

Status Code:
D : Draft FI : For Information FC : For Construction
* External Authorization (Client),
P : Preliminary FA : For Approval
where required

Distribution :

Method Statement for External Stone Cladding. Form No. P07-F06 / Rev. 0 / Nov. 2012
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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

Table of Contents

1. Scope /Objectives
2. Reference
3. Access/Egress
4. Logistics
5. Health and Safety Hazards
6. Definitions
7. Responsibilities / Supervision
8. Procedures /Method to be Employed
9. Training
10. Working hours
11. House keeping
12. Manpower Requirement & Supervision
13. Material Requirement
14. Plant & Equipment Requirement
15. Q.C Approvals and other Documentation
16. Supporting documentation
17. Distribution
18. Other information
19. Site Safety Engineers Approval

Method Statement for External Stone Cladding. Form No. P07-F06 / Rev. 0 / Nov. 2012
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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

1. SCOPE & OBJECTIVES


The Purpose of this procedure is to ensure that External Stone Cladding work (Marble and Granite) are executed in
accordance with the contract requirements, hazards are analyzed, safety procedures implemented all quality
assurance/control activities are conducted in a systematic manner, works inspected and conformance is verified and
documented for Beach Villa on BVN 55-60 at The Pearl Qatar.

2. REFERENCES
2.1 QCS 2010 Section 24 and Section 27 and 29
2.2 Project specification Section 24 and Section 27
2.3 Project Health, Safety and Environmental Guidelines
2.4 Project Quality Plan
2.5 Project Inspection and Test Plan Civil Works
2.6 Contract Drawing and Specification

3. ACCESS/ EGRESS
Adequate access and egress should be provided to the site. Access will be through designated entrance and exit
pathways only.

4. LOGISTICS
Contractor will deploy a dedicated team for the specified work.

5. HEALTH & SAFETY HAZARDS


5.1 All workers involved will be trained in hazards recognition and control measures necessary especially in
safe manual handling techniques and the need to keep all access clear to work area always.
5.2 Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) should be worn at all times.
5.3 Secure barricades within the area whenever necessary.
5.4 Washing facilities should be provided.
5.5 Provision of scaffolding when working at heights and only qualified persons will erect and dismantle the scaffolds.
5.6 Working area where objects and debris are falling will be declared as restricted zone and will be barricaded.
5.7 Scaffolds will only be used for its intended purpose and capacity. Never used scaffold as blocks storage.
5.8 Wearing safety harness when working on heights shall be strictly implemented to not less than 1.8 meter.
5.9 Keep the work place clean and tidy at all times.
5.10 Only qualified and trained personnel will do the task.

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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

6. DEFINITIONS
AEB Arab Engineering Bureau (Consultant/Engineer)
AMTC Abdullah Al Muftah Trading and Contracting Co., w.l.l (Main Contractor)
MS Method Statement
QCP Quality Control Procedures
ITP Inspection and Test Plan
ITA Independent Testing Agency

7. RESPONSIBILITIES / SUPERVISION
7.1 Project Engineer shall be responsible for the execution of this procedure and to ensure that works are undertaken in
a safe manner to the requisite quality and to the time agreed timescale. He shall advise and coordinate with other
contractors pertaining to access and interface requirements.
7.2 Site Engineer shall be responsible for the site implementation of this procedure including control and the safety of the
workers.
7.3 Surveyor in coordination with Site Engineer has the responsibility to perform all survey works according to the
approved shop drawings.
7.4 QA/QC Inspector shall be responsible for the supervision of tests and inspection, control approvals for testing and
inspection plan and to arrange documentation required.
7.5 Safety Officer shall be responsible for the strict implementation of safety procedure during work commencements.

8. PROCEDURE / METHOD TO BE EMPLOYED:


8.1 INSTALLATION METHOD FOR HORIZONTAL SURFACES
8.1.1 MIXING AND INSTALLATION
8.1.1.1 Cool clean water added to Cement and sand mixture (1:3) and mixed to a uniform lump free
consistency.
8.1.1.2 The use of chilled mixing water will extend open wet time in high ambient temperatures to control
setting time.
8.1.1.3 Full bed mortar method will be used for installing the stone. Setting out is done keeping in mind the
required pattern.
8.1.1.4 Mortar is laid on the substrate horizontally to a thickness of 30-50 mm (as per level) just enough to
cover a few pieces of stone.
8.1.1.5 The mortar is additionally buttered on the backside of stone to ensure full contact.
8.1.1.6 The stones are then set on the mortar with a twisting action and tapped to ensure correct level and
slope.

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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

8.1.1.7 Pieces of stones are fixed in a temporary way (with mortar) to ascertain required Levels.
8.1.2 GROUTING
8.1.2.1 Premixed grout of approved sample will be used.
8.1.2.2 The grout material has to be laid with the correct consistency and then work the grout into the joint
with a flat or squeegee, pulling off the excess grout as much as possible.
8.1.2.3 When the grout has firmed but is still slightly humid, wipe the tiles clean with a damp sponge.
8.1.2.4 Do not let the grout residue dry on the surface of the marble or granite.
8.1.3 FINAL INSPECTION AND HANDING OVER
8.1.3.1 The floors will be submitted for inspection area by area in the required format and comments if
any will be attended.
8.1.4 PROTECTION
8.1.4.1 After the floor, have been installed, must keep all traffic off the floors for at least 48 hours. After
the completion of work, the floor shall be protected from staining or damage by covering of polythene
sheet / and 3mm ply board panels.

8.2 INSTALLATION METHOD FOR VERTICAL SURFACES (MECHANICAL FIXING)


8.2.1 SURFACE PREPARATION
8.2.1.1 It is ensured that the surfaces to be cladded are sound, dimensionally stable, level, clean and free
from laitance, paint, oil, grease and mould release agent and residual curing compound.
8.2.1.2 All corners are thoroughly checked for right angles.
8.2.2 INSTALLATION
8.2.2.1 Holes are drilled in the stone and the wall for the pin and expansion bolt respectively at locations
marked as per the panel size.
8.2.2.2 Alternative slots may be made in the stone while using body anchor fixing of fixtures.
8.2.2.3 Anchor bolts are fixed to the holes in the wall and tightened.
8.2.2.4 The stone panel is placed on the fixtures to check alignment. Once the alignment is confirmed,
adhesive is smeared in the pin hole/slot and the panel is fixed in place.
8.2.2.5 Final adjustments are done by tightening the bolts in the expansion shell.
8.2.3 GROUTING
8.2.3.1 Joint filler is applied between panels with a rubber spatula.
8.2.3.2 The grout is compacted into the joints.
8.2.4 CLEANING
8.2.4.1 Final cleaning is carried out with a wet sponge/cloth after 48 hrs. of grouting.
8.2.4.2 Upon completion of a substantial area, inspection is carried out for approval.

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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

8.2.5 FINAL INSPECTION AND HANDING OVER


8.2.5.1 The walls will be submitted for inspection area by area in the required format and comments if
any will be attended.

9 TRAINING
Relevant trainings and orientations have been provided to person who will perform the specified task.

10 WORKING HOURS
As scheduled.

11 HOUSE KEEPING
Working Areas will be kept clean by disposing the waste materials at the designated areas. At the end of days work,
installation supervisor will ensure that the debris are disposed off.

12 MAN POWER REQUIREMENT


Foreman
Mason
Laborers

13 MATERIAL REQUIREMENT
Marble and Granite
Marble and Granite Grout
Marble and Granite Adhesive
Sand
Gravel
Water

14 PLANT & EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENT


a. Leveling instruments
b. Compressor
c. Scrabbler
d. Sand Blasting Machines
e. Gauge Boxes
f. Mixer Machine

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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

g. Wheelbarrow for transporting materials


h. Hilti Gun with fixing nails
i. Notched Trowel
j. Flat Trowel
k. Tile Cutter
l. Wood or Rubber Mallet
m. Mechanical Fixing Accessories

15 QC APPROVAL AND OTHER DOCUMENTRY REQUIREMENTS:


All works shall be done with accordance to Approved Method Statement and Project Specifications. Request for
inspection shall be submitted for Engineers approval prior to the works commencement.

16 SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION:
This MS to be read in conjunction with the below referenced documents
Contract Specification & approved drawings.
Project Quality Plan
Project HSE Plan

17 DISTRIBUTION
Copies of this MS will be circulated to the following for Information & action
Sr. Construction Manager
Site Engineer
QA/QC Engineer
HSE Engineer
18 OTHER INFORMATION

Ensure that all the activities have been carried out to suit the site conditions and involved
With Site in charge

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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

19 MAIN CONTRACTORS SAFETY ENGINEERS APPROVAL

APPROVAL STATUS SIGNATURE

Approved
Approved subject to compliance with
the following notes
Not Approved with reason

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Project Logo Project Name : BEACH VILLA (B+G+1+PH) ON BVN 55-60, PEARL QATAR
Project No. : 242 Location: PEARL QATAR
Client Consultant Contractor Subcontractor

MR. FAHAD ALFARDAN

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