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Construction Contracting
A Practical Guide to Company Management
Seventh Edition
by Richard H. Clough

Construction Contracting, 7th Edition presents the hard-to-find information essential to successfully managing a construction business, and applies to building, heavy civil, high-tech, and industrial construction endeavors alike.

Construction Contracting, 7th Edition features important changes in construction insurance, tax law, labor law, and bonding and surety. It includes:

  • Contemporary contracting methods such as design/build and best value/competitive negotiation
  • Computer assisted estimating, project accounting, scheduling, and document control
  • Emerging technologies such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Critical updates to standard construction contracts, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), and the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)
  • Construction Contracting also features expanded coverage of such basics as business ownership and company organization, cost estimating, bidding procedures and strategies, project time and cost management, labor relations, and project safety.
Construction Contracting, 7th Edition incorporates many special features, including new and updated contracting forms, the latest Construction Industry Arbitration Rules, a companion Web site, and a CD-ROM containing a complete library of forms from the AIA, AGC, and Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee.

Construction Contracting, 7th Edition is a complete working resource for the construction professional in the field or office.

Contents

  1. The Construction Industry
  2. Business Ownership
  3. Company Organization
  4. Drawings and Specification
  5. Cost Estimating and Bidding
  6. Construction Contracts
  7. Contract Surety Bonds
  8. Construction Insurance
  9. Business Methods
  10. Project Management and Administration
  11. Project Time Management
  12. Project Cost Management
  13. Labor Law
  14. Labor Relations
  15. Project Safety.

Index

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Construction Contracting
A Practical Guide to Company Management
Seventh Edition
by Richard H. Clough, Glenn A. Sears, and S. Keoki Sears

2005 644 pages $119.00 + shipping
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