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Principles of Estimating

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 11 August 2000
ISBN: 9780727727633
£57.25
Current practice on most contracts dictates that the engineer deals with engineering matters and the quantity surveyor covers the commercial aspects. As a result, engineers have become increasingly uneasy at setting rates, evaluating claims and of pricing work generally. This book provides engineers with a sound all round ability and commercial ade

The Role of Cost Saving and Innovation in PFI Projects

Author(s): Construction Industry Council
Publication date: 02 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727728791
£88.25
As PFI matures, inevitably questions are being asked about the role of cost saving and innovation. This publication presents the findings of a study designed to test the proposition that PFI will yield value for money by stimulating innovation. It surveys people responsible for managing the purchasing, designing, building and operation of PFI proje

Civil Engineering Construction Contracts, 2nd edition

Author(s): Michael O’Reilly, Kingston University
Publication date: 13 December 1999
ISBN: 9780727727855
£46.75
This book provides a solid background on various principal civil engineering contracts including the ICE 6th, the NEC2, the Arbitration and Conciliation Acts and the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1998. It also includes commentary on the ICE 7th and international contracts. The book provides a concise introduction to contract

Strategic Procurement in Construction

Author(s): Andrew Cox
Publication date: 01 May 1998
ISBN: 9780727725998
£44.50
This book explores the appropriateness of procurement strategies in certain situations. It argues that organisations should develop strategically aligned supply chains to deliver predictable and sustained performance improvements and asserts that the assumption that one approach is appropriate to manage all cirumstances is flawed.It provides a fram

Project Cost Estimating

Author(s): N J Smith, UMIST
Publication date: 31 March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720320
£32.50
Estimates can be prepared at any stage during a project but in order to make use of an estimate it is important to consider its purpose, the stage of the project when it was prepared and the degree of risk in the project. To have any meaning, the purpose of any estimate must be linked to the stages of the project and to the data available. Engineer