Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work

Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work

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The job of the estimator is explained in detail at every key stage, from early cost studies, through the preparation of the estimate, to the creation of budgets for successful tenders. Each step is illustrated with examples and notes, and appropriate technical documentation. Over recent years there have been significant developments in construction management, notably new procurement methods, greater emphasis on innovation and partnering, a greater reliance on cost planning as a methodology, and new developments in both industry and governmental reports and guidance. This new and updated edition of a well-established textbook addresses each of these developments in turn, placing them firmly in the context of a thorough and easy to understand introduction to the roles of the estimator in preparing and winning tenders.Graphical software is used for three main purposes: 1. Business graphics a€“ the graphical representation of data drawn from information in a spreadsheet or database. 2. Desktop publishing a€“ the in-house design and publication ofleaflets andanbsp;...

Title:Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work
Author:Martin Brook
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-06-25


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