Means Heavy Construction Handbook: A Practical Guide to Estimating and Accounting Methods; Operations/Equipment Requirements; Hazardous Site Evaluat

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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.

You'll find a tremendous range of expert advice on every aspect of heavy construction work... including guidance for using RSMeans cost data to prepare highly reliable estimates.

FEATURES:

Special benefits of this unique Handbook:

  • Explains the business aspects of buying vs. leasing, maintaining, and accounting for equipment. 
  • Includes a major section on site evaluation and hazardous wastes.
  • Provides a comprehensive understanding of heavy construction operations and equipment. 
  • Explains techniques for hazardous waste site assessment and remediation. 
  • Provides guidance for analyzing and estimating heavy construction on a unit price basis. 
  • Explains and illustrates the math of heavy construction with formulas and sample calculations –  solutions to a variety of productivity and operational problems. 
  • Provides a substantial Appendix of productivity and other reference data for estimating and project planning. 
  • Explains successful management and supervision approaches –  including guidance for those who oversee the work.

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A practical guide to:

  • Estimating and Accounting Methods
  • Operations/Equipment Requirements
  • Hazardous Site Evaluation/Remediation
Proven Methods for Today's Heavy Construction Planning, Estimating, and Contracting

Means Heavy Construction Handbook

Richard C. Ringwald, PE

Essential Information for Heavy Construction Contractors, Engineers,and Government Officials . . . Anyone Engaged in Performing orOverseeing Heavy Construction Operations.

  • Easy to Use: Information on the problem at hand . . . whether selecting the right number of haulers, choosing the best compaction method, or projecting equipment repair and maintenance costs.
  • Comprehensive: With equipment descriptions and uses, definitions, productivity tables, procedural models . . . to support decisions on heavy construction methods, equipment, and scheduling.
  • Authoritative: Guidance for using Means Heavy Construction Cost Data to prepare reliable estimates.
  • Proven: Successful management and supervision approaches, based on respected industry standards.
  • In-Depth: With hazardous waste site assessment and remediation.

About the Author:

About the Authors:

Richard C. Ringwald, PE, brought 30 years' experience as a heavy construction/highway contractor and engineer to this publication. He was an American Institute of Constructors board member, an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, and taught heavy construction at Iowa State University in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering. Mr. Ringwald received numerous awards, including Outstanding Educator from the AGC and Outstanding Professor from the ISU Engineering Council.

Francis J. Hopcroft, PE, is a noted expert on hazardous waste management and disposal, a consultant to numerous firms and government agencies, and a professor of Environmental Engineering at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA.

For over 60 years, RSMeans has been the leading publisher of construction cost data and reference books. The company services over 250,000 construction professionals throughout North America. Clients include contractors, architects, engineers, facility managers, developers, appraisers, educators, and municipal and government agencies. Means also provides electronic data, consulting services, and seminars.

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