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RSMeans Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014
RS-Heavy
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2014 RS Means Heavy Construction Cost Data Book
Create Quick and Reliable Estimates for Excavation and Heavy Construction with 2014 Cost Data
With Means Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014, you get costs for all types of heavy construction-from highways, bridges, utilities, rails and marine projects, to sanitary and storm sewer projects-which lets you estimate a wider range of street and roadway construction. Use this book as a supplement to Means Building Construction Cost Data expanding your estimating capabilities.
Administration of Heavy Construction Equipment
095692140X
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Administration of Heavy Construction Equipment
Complete Guide to Managing Heavy Equipment on Major Civil Engineering Projects

An indispensable "how-to guide" to the management of heavy transport, cranes, earthmoving equipment and supporting services on a major civil engineering project. The book covers the selection of equipment, purchase, maintenance and final disposal of, subject to inspection or other future requirements, assets worth multi-million pounds, particularly joint ventures when equipment, spare parts, office equipment and anything including the camp and contents, can be sold by International Auctioneers and the proceeds shared jointly with partners according to their percentage project participation.
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Print Reading for Heavy Commercial Construction - Soft-cover
AT-0457
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Blueprint Reading For Heavy Commercial Construction
Learn Print Reading for Heavy Commercial Construction Blueprints

Print Reading for Heavy Commercial Construction thoroughly covers print reading from general to heavy construction. Plans and specifications for commercial buildings are included. Contemporary building methods and materials are emphasized throughout the text. Includes Book, Plans & Specifications.
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Building Layout
CR426
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Building Layout
Shows how to use a transit to locate a building correctly on the lot, plan proper grades with minimum excavation, find utility lines and easements, establish correct elevations, lay out accurate foundations, and set correct floor heights. Explains how to plan sewer connections, level a foundation that's out of level, use a story pole and batterboards, work on steep sites, and minimize excavation costs.
Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods
0073401129
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Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods
Learn The Fundamentals of Machine Utilization and Production Estimating
The Seventh Edition of Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, follows in the footsteps of the previous editions by providing the reader with the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple, and concise format. This text features expanded coverage of building in today's global environment. Hundreds of photos and illustrations have been added to the seventh edition to make this dynamic text even more accessible to both students and professionals.
Construction Site Security
MG-0071460292
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Construction Site Security
Safeguard Construction Sites with the most Comprehensive Assistance Available

In order to meet insurance requirements or earn incentives, construction companies must now put a security plan in place for every construction site. This comprehensive resource covers all the essentials of planning, prioritizing, and implementing construction site security. Security authority Michael J. Arata, Jr., provides the tools needed to make construction sites more safe and secure on every front.
Construction Surveying & Layout
CR427
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Construction Surveying & Layout
Practical Guide to Construction Surveying and Site Layout
A practical guide to simplified construction surveying. How to divide land, use a transit and tape to find a known point, draw an accurate survey map from your field notes, use topographic surveys, and the right way to level and set grade. You'll learn how to make a survey for any residential or commercial lot, driveway, road, or bridge – including how to figure cuts and fills and calculate excavation quantities.
DigiRoller Plus II
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DigiRoller Plus II
Digital Distance Measuring Wheel - Durable, Hi-Tech Design and Folding Kickstand
Easy, One-Person Operation - Get fast, accurate measurements for all your on-site linear, area and volume estimates. Built-in functions automatically calculate and store square footage, cubic volumes and more for up to 9 different areas. Works and converts in all U.S. and Metric units. Weighs just 3 lbs. and includes convenient kickstand.
Earth Retention Systems Handbook
0071373314
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Earth Retention Systems Handbook
Comprehensive Guide to Temporary Shoring and Earth Retention Systems
Presents a systematic and comprehensive presentation of temporary excavation shoring and earth retention systems used to construct permanent facilities inside them. These systems are used to construct underground pipelines, tunnels, tank and storage facilities, foundations and structures. Each chapter presents a shoring system type description, how it is constructed, equipment requirements, cost analysis, etc. Safety, inspection and testing codes and methods included throughout.
The Earthmover Encyclopedia: The Complete Guide to Heavy Equipment of the World
0760329648
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Earthmover's Encyclopedia: The Complete Guide to Heavy Equipment
Colossal Reference Guide to Earth Moving Equipment
Colossal reference book documents the timeless human urge to reshape the world.  Here, in detailed pictures and authoritative text, are the machines that have moved the earth from the 1800s to today.  The copiously illustrated encyclopedia catalogs nearly every piece of heavy equipment ever made, by model and manufacturer, from the largest dozers and diggers to smaller utility tractors and loaders.  The Earthmover Encyclopedia remains the most comprehensive, exhaustive book on the world’s most hard-working vehicles and machines. 320 pages. June 2007.
Estimating and Bidding for Heavy Construction
0135983274
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Estimating and Bidding for Heavy Construction
Basic Principles of Cost Estimating For Heavy Construction Jobs
Integrates the basic principles of cost estimating and bidding in one convenient volume, and identifies the organizational and analytical processes involved. Focuses throughout on developing a competitive bid for acquiring a major heavy construction contract, performed under fixed price and time-commercial terms in today's competitive environment. Explains and illustrates all key steps essential to "setting up the estimate" that are specific to heavy construction projects. Explains in detail the various kinds of costs incurred by heavy construction contractors, along with the manner in which costs are typically displayed in the estimate. Discusses the vertical format of a bid estimate totaling to the final intended bid figure. Perfect for contractors who want to brush up on estimation skills, or for anyone who wants to learn more about the costs incurred in heavy construction projects. 404 pages.
Estimating Excavation
CR263
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Estimating Excavation
Learn How To Estimate Labor & Equipment Costs for Excavation
How to calculate the amount of dirt you’ll have to move and the cost of owning and operating the machines you’ll do it with. Detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to assign bid prices to each part of the job, including labor and equipment costs. Also, the best ways to set up an organized and logical estimating system, take off from contour maps, estimate quantities in irregular areas, and figure your overhead.
Excavation & Grading Handbook Revised
CR750
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Excavation & Grading Handbook Revised
Learn The Most Efficient & Effective Excavation & Grading Techniques
This trusted reference has been completely updated to keep excavation contractors, operating engineers, and those learning the trade current with state-of-the-art equipment usage and the most efficient excavating and grading techniques. You'll learn how to read topo maps, set crows feet, install water drain and sewer pipes, lay or remove asphaltic concrete, use a laser level, cut drainage channels, and use GPS and sonar for absolute precision.
Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety
0071498699
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Excavation Systems Planning, Design and Safety
Comprehensive Guide to
Excavation Planning, Practice and Safety
A thorough guide to ensuring your projects are completed correctly, safely, and cost effectively. Concisely written and presented in an easy-to-navigate format, this comprehensive guide arms you with the most current information available. New developments and trends, along with numerous design examples, illustrations, and important OSHA requirements and other legal issues, provide everything you'll need to excel in your field. Ideal for anyone involved in the trade, this indispensable resource brings you up to date on all the critical aspects of your job.
Excavations and Foundations in Soft Soils
3540328947
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Excavations and Foundations In Soft Soils
Overcome The Challenges of Excavating In Soft Soil Conditions
The book reviews the experiences with, as well as recent developments and research results on excavations and foundations in and on soft soil deposits. Geotechnical design and execution of civil engineering structures on very soft soils are usually associated with substantial difficulties. The aim of the authors is to give the readers an overview of the state of the art of material properties of soft soils and their application in excavations, different types of foundations and stabilization methods.
Foundations and Concrete Work (Best of Fine Homebuilding)
156158990X
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Foundations and Concrete Work - For Pros By Pros
Details, Design Considerations & Specifications for a Solid
Foundation

Foundation work is not the glamorous side of home building. It is hard, dirty work. But it's also the work upon which all other work rests, and so a good foundation is critical to every home," writes Fine Homebuilding editor-in-chief Kevin Ireton in the introduction to Foundations and Concrete Work. And whether you are planning to build a new foundation, shore up an old foundation, or pour a new driveway, this collection of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine will .

Graphic Guide to Site Construction
RC-T070600
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Graphic Guide to Site Construction
Over 325 details for builders and designers

From one end of the property line to the other, Graphic Guide to Site Construction provides you with the essential details on a vast array of residential site construction projects -- from basic walkways to driveways, retaining walls, septic systems, decks, terraces and exterior lighting, and more. As with all Graphic Guides, Site Construction provides clear and authoritative information through more than 350 illustrations.

Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations
0071493018
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Handbook of Rigging: For Construction & Industrial Operations
Ultimate Guide to Designing & Operating Safe & Efficient Rigging Systems

Recent years have seen an abundance of changes in the rigging industry. This popular, hands-on reference brings you completely up to date on equipment, materials, systems, and regulations that affect your profession. Whether you are a maintenance technician, hoist operator, worksite foreman, or any other specialist requiring the use of rigging equipment, this comprehensive guide will help ensure that your projects are completed in a cost-effective manner, without sacrificing safety and efficiency.
Heavy Construction, Third Edition: Planning, Equipment and Methods
041554906X
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Heavy Construction: Planning, Equipment and Methods
Covers All Aspects of Heavy Construction Including Project Management, Equipment and Methods

In any major heavy construction venture, overall planning, satisfactory maintenance of equipment, and efficient project management clearly play key roles. This third edition coherently sets out the considerations inherent in all aspects of these themes, and more. Keeping in view the complexity of heavy construction and the often astronomical costs of the structures involved, this book shows how to reduce both time and costs without compromising on specifications, and how to ensure optimum utilization of men, materials and resources.
HeavyCalc Pro
RC-CI4325
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HeavyCalc Pro
The Only Calculator Designed Specifically for Heavy Construction Pro's, Excavators & "Dirt" Contractors

Excavators, heavy construction, engineering and design pros will save time, reduce material and labor costs, and eliminate costly errors on all construction jobs. Built-in functions for area/volume/weight, slopes, swell, and shrink, cut/fill and more. Works in and converts between all building dimensional formats, including Yard, Feet-Inch-Fraction, and even Metric.
Interpreting Soil Test Results
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Interpreting Soil Test Results
Practical Reference For Interpreting Laboratory Results of Soil Tests
Interpreting Soil Test Results is a practical reference for those who need to interpret results from laboratory analysis of soil. It has a comprehensive listing of the soil properties relevant to most environmental and natural land resource issues and investigations. This new edition has been completely updated and many sections have been expanded, particularly those on acid sulfate soils and soil salinity. It is a handy and straightforward guide to interpretation of the numbers associated with a wide range of soil tests.
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Land Development Handbook - Hard-cover
MG-0071375252
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Land Development Handbook
Successfully Navigate the Confusing Maze of Land Development

If you're looking for blockbuster coverage of the land development process, the search ends here! Written by one of the nation's premier consulting firms, this new edition delivers up-to-date coverage of planning, engineering, and surveying . . . all with over 700 illustrations, including diagrams, detailed drawings, plats, and reports generated at the various design stages, as well as charts, tables, and more.
Land Development Handbook
MG-0071494375
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Land Development Handbook
The Definitive Guide to Land Development

Land Development Handbook provides a step-by-step approach to any type of project, from rural greenfield development to suburban infill to urban redevelopment. With the latest information regarding green technologies and design, the book offers you a comprehensive look at the land-development process as a whole, as well as a thorough view of individual disciplines. Plus, a bonus color insert reveals the extent to which land development projects are transforming our communities!
Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration
0471721794
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Landforming: An Environmental Approach To Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration
Hands-On Instruction Guide to Landform Grading and Revegitation
Landform grading provides a cost-effective, attractive, and environmentally compatible way to construct slopes and other landforms that are stable and that blend in with the natural surroundings. Landform grading design and construction technology have advanced rapidly during the past decade, and this book explains the technique, its uses, its various applications, and its significant advantages

RSMeans Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014
RS-Heavy
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Means Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014 Book
Create Quick and Reliable Estimates for Excavation and Heavy Construction with 2014 Cost Data
With Means Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014, you get costs for all types of heavy construction-from highways, bridges, utilities, rails and marine projects, to sanitary and storm sewer projects-which lets you estimate a wider range of street and roadway construction. Use this book as a supplement to Means Building Construction Cost Data expanding your estimating capabilities.
Means Heavy Construction Handbook: A Practical Guide to Estimating and Accounting Methods, Operations/Equipment Requirements, Hazardous Site Evaluation/Remediation
RS-67148
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Means Heavy Construction Handbook
Learn Methods for Heavy Construction Estimating & Planning
This working handbook provides invaluable assistance for estimating and planning today's more complex urban and suburban heavy construction rehabilitation projects. Means Heavy Construction Handbook is designed to simplify the task by providing relevant information and advice for the problem at hand... whether it's selecting the right number of haulers for a load and haul job, choosing the right method of compaction, or projecting equipment repair and maintenance costs.
MDT: Heavy Equipment Systems: Heavy Equipment Systems
DE-1418009504
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Modern Diesel Technology (MDT): Heavy Equipment Systems
Provides In-Depth Understanding of Skill & Concepts of Heavy Equipment

Modern Diesel Technology: Heavy Equipment Systems is the only textbook on the market that deals exclusively with off-highway mobile equipment systems. Designed to meet the needs of technicians in heavy equipment, agricultural equipment, and powered lift truck technology, this book marks a valuable departure frombooks aimed at truck technicians and the manufacturer-produced literature that specialty technicians have had to rely on for so long. Begins with basic safety, and is then broken down into four sections to address the four key elements of heavy equipment systems: hydraulics, heavy duty brake systems, drive train systems, and steering, suspension, and track systems. Provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the skills and concepts needed to be an effective technician in this specialty field.
Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition
007150267X
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Moving the Earth - Sixth Edition
The Standard Source of Practical Expertise for Excavation and Earth Moving
Since 1955, Moving The Earth has stood as the standard source of practical expertise for the Excavation and Construction Industries. Geared to the needs of those who do the actual earthmoving, this is a book as massive as the tasks it details-an all-encompassing guide that covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and that details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task. This Fifth edition completely updates readers on the latest advances in equipment and operating techniques, as well as important new safety, regulatory, and environmental methods.
Operating Techniques for the Tractor-Loader-Backhoe
0911785019
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Operating Techniques for the Tractor-Loader-Backhoe
The Standard Source of Practical Expertise for Excavation and Earth Moving
Explains how to get maximum productivity from a highly versatile machine. Includes specific new information on the One Call System, expanded utility chapter, examination of the "physics of operation", and Question & Answer Exams for each chapter
Pipe & Excavation Contracting
CR751
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Pipe & Excavation Contracting
Learn How To Estimate Costs for Pipe & Excavation Contracting
Shows how to read plans and compute quantities for both trench and surface excavation, figure crew and equipment productivity rates, estimate unit costs, bid the work, and get the bonds you need. Explains what equipment will deliver maximum productivity for a job, how to lay all types of water and sewer pipe, and how to switch your business to excavation work when you don't have pipe contracts. Covers asphalt and rock removal, working on steep slopes or in high groundwater, and how to avoid the pitfalls that can wipe out your profits on any job.
Practical Manual of Land Development
MG-0071448667
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Practical Manual of Land Development
The First Choice Among Land Development Engineers

It is required reading for young engineers and a convenient reference for experienced engineers. This is the essential book for civil engineers in land development and provides helpful information for all land development professionals including feasibility studies and cost estimating.
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Print Reading for Heavy Commercial Construction - Soft-cover
AT-0457
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Print Reading For Heavy Commercial Construction
Learn Print Reading for Heavy Commercial Construction Blueprints

Print Reading for Heavy Commercial Construction thoroughly covers print reading from general to heavy construction. Plans and specifications for commercial buildings are included. Contemporary building methods and materials are emphasized throughout the text. Includes Book, Plans & Specifications.
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Rigging Handbook
1888724021
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Rigging Handbook
Clear, Illustrated Reference Guide for Rigging Professionals & Crane Operators
This handbook provides concise, simple answers to rigging situations that may otherwise appear complex in nature. Both apprentices and journeymen will appreciate the simple layout, organization and detailed illustrations provided in this book. This newest edition includes the latest industry information on rigging, hoisting, equipment and techniques. Covers OSHA and the latest ASME regulations and standards

RSMeans Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014
RS-Heavy
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RS Means Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014 Book
Create Quick and Reliable Estimates for Excavation and Heavy Construction with 2014 Cost Data
With Means Heavy Construction Cost Data 2014, you get costs for all types of heavy construction-from highways, bridges, utilities, rails and marine projects, to sanitary and storm sewer projects-which lets you estimate a wider range of street and roadway construction. Use this book as a supplement to Means Building Construction Cost Data expanding your estimating capabilities.
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Site Planning and Design Handbook - Hard-cover
MG-0071377840
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Site Planning and Design Handbook
A Complete Site Planning Handbook Reflecting the Challenges and Concerns of the New Millennium

Site Planning and Design Handbook bridges the gap between the traditional methods of site planning and design and our growing awareness of sustainability issues. Meticulously written and heavily illustrated with construction details and graphic standards.  Site Planning and Design Handbook is the perfect vehicle for landscape architects, civil engineers, architects, and planners and developers who want to successfully create within the "new design paradigm."
Trenchless Technology : Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal
0071422668
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Trenchless Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction & Renewal
Learn Techniques For Underground Utilities With Minimal Surface Disruption

Trenchless technology allows for the installation or renewal of underground utility systems with minimum disruption of the surface. As water and wastewater systems age or must be redesigned in order to comply with environmental regulations, the demand for this technology has dramatically increased. This is a detailed reference covering construction details, design guidelines, environmental concerns, and the latest advances in equipment, methods, and materials.
 

 

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