This second edition of the Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book is fully updated in line with NRM1, NRM2 and JCT(11), and remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focussed coverage of the data, techniques, and skills essential to the quantity surveying role make it an...
Published August 12th 2012 by Routledge
Students and professionals encountering estimating for the first time need an approachable introduction to its principles and techniques, which is up to date with current practice. Introduction to Estimating for Construction explains both the traditional techniques, and best practice in...
Published January 20th 2013 by Routledge
The Estimator’s Pocket Book is a concise and practical reference covering the main pricing approaches, as well as useful information such as how to process sub-contractor quotations, tender settlement and adjudication. It is fully up-to-date with NRM2 throughout, features a look ahead to NRM3...
Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge
Learning from case studies
Over the last ten years public private partnerships have become ever more popular worldwide, expanding the body of experience among construction professionals, government agencies, and industry. In these economically challenging times, PPP has emerged as a crucial framework for providing...
Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge
Learning from Case Studies, 2nd Edition
In this updated and expanded second edition, Keith Potts and Nii Ankrah examine key issues in construction cost management across the building and civil engineering sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Best practice from pre-contract to post-contract phases of the project life-cycle are...
Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge
A New Approach
Whole life costing has been a subject waiting to come of age for many years. What was previously of mainly academic interest is now becoming a key business tool in the procurement and construction of significant projects. With the advent of PPP and in particular of PFI, details of the project...
Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge
The procurement stage of the building process is critical to the success of any building project, and as such must be understood by everybody entering the industry. Introduction to Building Procurement is designed to familiarize the novice with the principles and methods of building procurement,...
Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge
In the 1990s, many pundits said that Quantity Surveyors were going the way of the dodo, a prophecy which has proven to be far from accurate. In response, Duncan Cartlidge wrote the first edition of this book, to address the changing role of the QS in the twenty-first century. As we enter the...
Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge
Life cycle assessment enables the identification of a broad range of potential environmental impacts occurring across the entire life of a product, from its design through to its eventual disposal or reuse. The need for life cycle assessment to inform environmental design within the built...
Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge
Estimators need to understand the consequences of entering into a contract, often defined by complex conditions and documents, as well as to appreciate the technical requirements of the project. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work explains the job of the estimator through every key stage...
Published April 27th 2008 by Routledge
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