Spon's African Construction Cost Handbook, Second Edition
Routledge – 2005 – 368 pages
Series: Spon's International Price Books
This unique publication provides the only detailed, multinational guide to the cost of construction work across Africa.
Thirteen chapters cover individual countries (Algeria, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'lvoire, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Zambia) providing:
To facilitate country-to-country comparisons the book also includes a comparative data section and comparative regional information with figures given in national currencies, £ sterling and US $.
Extensively revised and thoroughly updated with additional reference to civil engineering and infrastructure projects, this book provides more supplementary information and includes costs based on locally-sourced materials to enable quick and useful comparisons. This new edition is the indispensible guide to African construction costs.
Users Guide. Conversion Factors Section 1: Regional Overview Map. The Construction Industry in the Africa Region. Section 2: Individual Countries Introductory Notes to Country Sections. Introduction. Key Data. Construction Cost Data. Exchange Rates and Inflation Values. Useful Addresses. Individual Countries: Algeria. Cameroon. Chad. Gabon. Ghana. Guinea. Kenya. Nigeria. Senegal. South Africa. Tanzania. The Gambia. Zambia. Section 3: Comparative Data Introductory Notes. Key National Indicators. Population. Economy. Geography. Construction Cost Data. Bricklayer and Unskilled Labour Costs. Material Costs: Cement and Concrete Aggregates; Ready Mixed Concrete and Steel Reinforcement; Solid and Hollow Concrete Blocks; Sheet Glass and Plasterboard; Emulsion Paint and Quilt Insulation. Car Parks and Petrol Stations. Factories and Warehouses. Offices and Shops. Hospitals and Schools. Sports Halls and Hotels. Housing
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