Paper Title
Investment Appraisal of Logistics in Construction (A case study of appraisal of D7 Bulldozer)

This research aims at investment appraisal of a construction plant (D7 Bulldozer) using various economic appraisal techniques. The objectives were as follows: to determine the total ownership cost of the plant, to determine the total operating cost, to determine the running expenses, to determine the all-in-daily rate of the construction plant and to appraise the construction plant economically. Various techniques of investment appraisal were used to assess the viability of a project involving the mechanical plant. All the key indicators were favourable. Hence any venture involving the plant is worth being undertaken. Keywords - Investment appraisal, Construction, Logistics, Plant.