Pipe and Excavation Contracting

Author: Dave Roberts
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041225
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 400
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This practical manual can help you develop the skills needed to succeed as an underground utility contractor: -- Getting the Job: Finding work you should bid, reading plans and computing quantities figuring realistic productivity rates, estimating unit costs, bidding, adding your overhead and profit, a complete sample estimate is included for your reference. -- Doing the Work: Following the surveyor's stakes, clearing the site, the best ways to remove asphalt and rock (with splitters and explosives) and handle steep slopes or high ground water. Separate chapters explain how to install all common types of water and sewer pipe. -- Using the Equipment: How to choose the right equipment and use it to best advantage.

Excavation & Grading Handbook

Author: Nick Capachi
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041294
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 380
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It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables that every excavation contractor and supervisor can use This revised edition explains how to handle all types of excavation, grading, paving, pipeline and compaction jobs -- whether it's a highway, subdivision, commercial, or trenching job. This edition has been completely rewritten to cover new materials, equipment and techniques.It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables.

Estimating Tables for Home Building

Author: Paul I. Thomas
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041102
Category: Reference
Page: 334
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Produce accurate estimates for nearly any residence in just minutes. This handy manual has the shortcuts and tables you need to find the quantity of materials and labor for most residential construction. Includes overhead and profit, how to develop unit costs for labor and materials, and how to be sure you've considered every cost in the job. Written by an expert in the field.

Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro

Author: Karen Mitchell,Craig Savage,Jim Erwin
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9781572181182
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 322
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According to a recent national survey, more construction contractors use QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks than all other accounting programs combined. And for good reason. QuickBooks Pro excels at all the routine paperwork in a construction office: writing checks, keeping track of your bank balance, sending out invoices and statements, creating up-to-the-minute profit and loss statements for the month, year or by job, writing payroll checks, paying suppliers and subcontractors, tracking job costs, comparing estimated and actual costs for each job, and much more. But there's a lot to learn in QuickBooks Pro. And converting to a new accounting system can be a complex and confusing task, even if you have a strong background in accounting and plenty of time to install the new system. That's why this book was written -- because most construction pros aren't accounting experts and have more important work to do at the job site.

Construction Manual: Concrete & Formwork

Author: T. W. Love
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780910460033
Category: House & Home
Page: 169
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Describes procedures involved in proportioning mixes, escavation, the design and construction of forms and framework, and handling, placing, and finishing concrete

North American Tunneling 2002

Proceedings of the NAT Conference, Seattle, 18-22 May 2002
Author: Levent Ozdemir
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9789058093769
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 700
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This volume includes the papers presented at the North American Tunneling 2002 Conference. The papers deal with three major aspects of underground construction: managing construction projects; public policy and underground facilities; and advances in technology.

Groundwater Lowering in Construction

A Practical Guide
Author: P.M. Cashman,Martin Preene
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203476321
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 498
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Groundwater Lowering in Construction outlines the practical aspects of groundwater lowering which are of assistance for the successful and economical completion of construction projects. This book is the definitive reference for the practising engineer, engineering geologist, and advanced civil engineering or engineering geology student dealing with below ground excavations and constructions.

Proving and Pricing Construction Claims

Author: Robert Frank Cushman,Esq Cushman,John D. Carter,Paul J. Gorman,Douglas F. Coppi
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735514454
Category: Law
Page: 664
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The most useful, definitive resource available on every aspect of construction claims, including how to present the claims, how to calculate and prove the amount of damages sustained, and how to prove liability. It even covers the clauses that should be in every construction contract. You'll get comprehensive coverage of all the important issues -- delay claims, differing site conditions claims, claims for lost profit, international claims, and much more. Includes a variety of winning strategies, practice tips, and helpful checklists to minimize damages and maximize collectability.


Installation and Inspection
Author: Mohammad Najafi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071640886
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 416
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Design, Install, Inspect, and Manage Trenchless Technology Piping Projects Trenchless Technology Piping offers comprehensive coverage of pipe installation, renewal, and replacement using trenchless technology methods. This step-by-step resource explains how to implement efficient design, construction, and inspection processes and shows how to save time and money with a state-of-the-art project management system. Packed with detailed illustrations, the book surveys the wide variety of trenchless technologies available and discusses the recommended applications for each. This cutting-edge engineering tool also contains vital information on contracting, project delivery, safety, quality control, and quality assurance. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Trenchless technology methods for new pipe installations and old pipe linings and replacements Pipeline planning and design Pipe behavior under soil and traffic loads Details on different types of pipes, such as concrete, plastic, PVC, HDPE, GRP, and metallic Design and project management considerations for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) Trenchless replacement systems, including pipe bursting and pipe removal methods Construction and inspection requirements for cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Design and construction considerations for pipe jacking and microtunneling methods Quality assurance, quality control, inspection, and safety

Building Contractor's Checklists and Forms

Author: Sidney M. Levy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071441728
Category: House & Home
Page: 210
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This comprehensive checklist and forms book will improve building contractors' on-site business management techniques and organizational skills. All forms and checklists will also be available in customizable Word and PDF format from a website. Contents: Doing the Demographics* In-House Sales Team * Working With Real Estate Brokers * Plans and Specifications * Marketing Magic * Lot Selection * Finding Financing * Winning More Bids * Employees * Subcontractors * Site Work * Footings and Foundations * Private Sewage Systems * Private Water Systems * Preparing to Build v Framing • Fireplaces and Flues * Siding * Roofing * Windows and Doors * HVAC Systems * Plumbing Systems * Electrical Systems * Insulation * Wall Covering and Ceilings * Interior Doors and Trim • Painting and Staining • Cabinets and Countertops * Flooring * Decks and Porches * Finish Grading and Landscaping * the Punch List

Das Harvard-Konzept

Die unschlagbare Methode für beste Verhandlungsergebnisse - Erweitert und neu übersetzt
Author: Roger Fisher,William Ury,Bruce Patton
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 3641234441
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
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Erweitert und neu übersetzt: mit aktuellen Verhandlungsbeispielen aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum Seit 35 Jahren ist »Das Harvard-Konzept« weltweit das Standardwerk zum Thema Verhandeln. Es hat uns gelehrt, nicht um Positionen zu feilschen, sondern sich auf Interessen zu konzentrieren und zwischen Menschen und Problemen stets zu trennen. So wird es möglich, dass Parteien zum beiderseitigen Vorteil verhandeln und Win-win-Situationen schaffen. Egal ob politische Konflikte, Vertrags- und Gehaltsverhandlungen oder Tarifgespräche – für alle Berufsgruppen hat das Harvard-Konzept die Art und Weise, wie wir verhandeln, Differenzen beilegen und Lösungen finden, für immer verändert. Der Klassiker ist um neue Fallstudien aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum erweitert und liegt jetzt erstmals gänzlich überarbeitet und in einer vollkommen neuen Übersetzung vor.

Construction Project Management

Author: S. Keoki Sears,Glenn A. Sears,Richard H. Clough,Jerald L. Rounds,Robert O. Segner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118745264
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 352
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A thoroughly updated edition of the classic guide to project management of construction projects For more than thirty years, Construction Project Management has been considered the preeminent guide to all aspects of the construction project management process, including the Critical Path Method (CPM) of project scheduling, and much more. Now in its Sixth Edition, it continues to provide a solid foundation of the principles and fundamentals of project management, with a particular emphasis on project planning, demonstrated through an example project, along with new pedagogical elements such as end-of-chapter problems and questions and a full suite of instructor's resources. Also new to this edition is information on the Earned Value Analysis (EVA) system and introductory coverage of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Lean Construction in the context of project scheduling. Readers will also benefit from building construction examples, which illustrate each of the principles of project management. This information, combined with the case studies provided in the appendix, gives readers access to hands-on project management experience in the context of real-world project management problems. Features two integrated example projects—one civil and one commercial—fully developed through the text Includes end-of-chapter questions and problems Details BIM in scheduling procedures, Lean Construction, and Earned Value Analysis, EVA Provides teaching resources, including PowerPoint slides, interactive diagrams, and an Instructor's Manual with solutions for the end-of-chapter questions Construction Management and Civil Engineering students and professionals alike will find everything they need, to understand and to master construction project management in this classic guide.


1979 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 18-21, 1979
Author: American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers,American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780895202642
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1819
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Smith, Currie and Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law

A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional
Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.,John M. Mastin,Ronald G. Robey,Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118858158
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 896
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Cut through the legalese to truly understand construction law Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is a guide for non-lawyers, presenting a practical introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting the construction industry. Now in its fifth edition, this useful guide has been updated to reflect the most current developments in the field, with new information on Public Private Partnerships, international construction projects, and more. Readers will find full guidance toward the new forms being produced by the AIA, AGC, and EJDC, including a full review, comparison to the old forms, areas of concern, and advice for transitioning to the new forms. The companion website features samples of these documents for ease of reference, and end of chapter summaries and checklists help readers make use of the concepts in practice. The updated instructor support material includes scenario exercises, sample curriculum, student problems, and notes highlighting the key points student responses should contain. Construction is one of the nation's single largest industries, but its fractured nature and vast economic performance leave it heavily dependent upon construction law for proper functioning. This book is a plain-English guide to how state and federal law affects the business, with practical advice on avoiding disputes and liability. Understand construction law without wading through legal theory Get information on an emerging method of funding large-scale projects Parse the complexities presented by international and overseas projects Migrate to the new AIA, AGC, and EJDC forms smoothly and confidently This book doesn't cover legal theory or serve as a lawyer's guide to case law and commentary – its strength is the clear, unaffected common-sense approach that caters to the construction professional's perspective. For a better understanding of construction law, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is an efficient reference.

Trench Excavation and Support

Author: J. K. Budleigh
Publisher: Thomas Telford
ISBN: 9780727713476
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 74
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This book is a general introduction to trench excavation and support for engineers. It is a concise guide for all those involved in this potentially hazardous area of construction.

Radford's estimating and contracting

a practical manual of up-to-date methods for rapid, systematic, and accurate calculation costs of all types and details of building construction, together with quotations of ordinary prices for labor and materials, standard schedules and forms, labor-saving tables and other data useful to building trades
Author: William A. Radford
Publisher: N.A
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 883
View: 511

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Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation

Author: Dr P.B. Attewell
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0419191402
Category: Architecture
Page: 392
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A wide ranging and up-to-date review of experience of tunnelling contracts, particularly those for sewerage and drainage tunnels. The review is based on the 6th edition of the ICE Conditions of Contract, but it takes note of new forms of contract which are leading towards less adversarial contractual relations.^