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Construction project management : a complete introduction

Author: Alison Dykstra
Publisher: San Francisco : Kirshner Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This straightforward and readable yet thorough textbook focuses on the role of the contractor, taking the reader from start to finish in a construction project - from the early developmental stage through bidding, selection of the contractor, construction itself, and close-out. A wide range of practical issues are explored and frequently asked questions answered.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Dykstra
ISBN: 9780982703496 098270349X
OCLC Number: 726764148
Description: xvii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The construction industry: overview and trends --
Green construction: a builder's opportunity --
Construction projects and players --
Project stages: an overview --
The owner's feasibility: does this project make sense? --
Project delivery --
Programming and design --
Bidding and awarding the job --
Contractors: finding and qualifying for the right jobs --
Fundamentals of estimating --
Creating estimates --
Introduction to contracts --
Construction contracts --
Contract documents: the agreement --
Contract documents: general and supplementary conditions --
Contract documents: the specifications --
Pre-construction and mobilization --
Construction --
Fundamentals of scheduling --
Creating and using the schedule --
Buying out the job: subcontracting --
Changes in the work --
Getting paid --
Claims, disputes, and mechanic's liens --
Close-out and occupancy.
Responsibility: Alison Dykstra.

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This straightforward and readable yet thorough textbook focuses on the role of the contractor, taking the reader from start to finish in a construction project - from the early developmental stage through bidding, selection of the contractor, construction itself, and close-out. A wide range of practical issues are explored and frequently asked questions answered.

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