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Why Costbooks Are Still Relevant in the Construction Trade

Why Costbooks Are Still Relevant in the Construction Trade

Posted: July 14, 2017 |

Here are four reasons why cost books are still useful in the construction industry, and maybe four reasons why you should pick up a few copies for yourself.

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Just Trust Me!

Just Trust Me!

Posted: January 17, 2017 |

For contractors, and those of us working with contractors, this discussion of trust is very relevant -- particularly in the current competitive market. When the trust goes away, so does the contract!

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Project Delivery Methods

Project Delivery Methods

Posted: January 3, 2017 |

Project delivery is the process of assembling the personnel responsible for designing and constructing a project. Use this infographic to help you choose the best method.

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Project Cost Control for Heavy and Highway Contractors

Project Cost Control for Heavy and Highway Contractors

Posted: December 6, 2016 |

Heavy/highway contractors frequently depend on pay items to judge the progress of their projects. However, that may only be part of the picture. To be complete and effective, a construction job should be subdivided into paid and non-paid items—or direct and indirect costs, as they are sometimes labeled.

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Seven Ways to Prepare for Construction Surprises

Seven Ways to Prepare for Construction Surprises

Posted: November 29, 2016 |

Was there ever a construction project that went exactly as planned?

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