Cost Estimating Manual for Pipelines and Marine Structures : New Printing 1999 (Estimator's Man-Hour Library)
John S. PageISBN: 0872011577; 9780872011571;
These time-honored manuals provide the tried-and-true information you need for making the most thorough and accurate labor and cost estimates in the most efficient manner. The hundreds of man-hour tables in these manuals are the product of hundreds of time and method studies conducted in the field and in the shop. As a result, these respected manuals and their tables provide you with a dependable, proven basis for obtaining production efficiency percentages by applying all known local conditions and variables. These manuals also allow you to obtain direct labor rates for the crafts involved. In short, you'll be able to make accurate, reliable estimates anytime and anywhere with complete confidence. Computers are wonderful tools, solving problems as no human can. But construction estimating is not only a science and a craft, it is an art. The field-tested information in the Estimator's Man-Hour Library is designed for those who understand that.