What are Star Rates? Re-measurement Contract – Requirements (MUST Know)

The valuing of variations in any project are lifeblood of a project provided they are properly settled in terms of fair and properly evaluated Star Rates. So actually you want to know “what are star rates”.   In unit price contract the Bill of Quantities (BQ or BOQ) is provided by the employer through his consultants … Read more

Download Estimating in Building Construction PDF Book by Frank R. Dagostino Steven J. Peterson

Building construction estimating is the determination of probable construction costs of any given project. Many items influence and contribute to the cost of a project; each item must be analyzed, quantified, and prices. Because the estimate is prepared before the actual construction, much study and thought must be put into the construction documents. The estimator … Read more

Qualities For A Good Estimation Engineer Quantity Surveyor

Estimation and Quantity surveying is one of a very vital, imperative and significant phase of any construction and civil engineering project whether it is of construction of dam or a house or a road or a plaza or any other type.  The client is in real relying on the results you are preparing after estimation … Read more

What is Engineers Estimate, What is Estimation in Civil Engineering?

An estimate of the cost of a construction job is the probable cost of that job as computed from plans and specifications. As a quality of a good estimate the, actual cost of the proposed work after completion should not differ by more then 5 to 10 % from its approximate cost estimate, provided there … Read more

Formwork Cost

During any sort of construction the cost of formwork constitutes a major share that can be sometimes a major factor to be considered while planning and estimating. This post will dictate the cost of formwork for various structures.  @import url(http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700); Cost of Formwork for RCC ( function() { if (window.CHITIKA === undefined) { window.CHITIKA = … Read more