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2010 National Earthwork & Heavy Equipment Estimator
(1 customer reviews)
Complete labor, material, and manhour prices for estimating most earthmoving projects. You ll find how to read site plans, what s necessary in site preparation, how to determine site cut and fill quantities, how to determine soil swell and compaction, how to work with topsoil, slabs and paving, road work, curbs and gutters, and trench excavation.
Includes factors affecting equipment production and how to include it in your estimate, as well as production rates for excavators, trucks, dozers, scrapers, compactors, graders, pavers, as well as blasting, ripping rock, and soil stabilization.
Includes a FREE CD-ROM with an electronic version of the book with a stand-alone Windows estimating program, plus an interactive multimedia tutorial. You can print out your finished estimates, or export to QuickBooks Pro for job-costing to determine where you made or lost money.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #5775038 in Books
- Published on: 2009-09-30
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: .70" h x 8.30" w x 10.70" l, 1.75 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 320 pages
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
A handy guide for readers of all backgrounds considering an earthwork project
By Midwest Book Review
2010 National Earthwork & Heavy Equipment Estimator is a practical guide intended to provide a current price estimates for any project that involves moving earth - from rock blasting and ripping to trench excavation, basement excavation, soil balancing, roadwork, topsoil and paving, cut and fill operations, and much more. The text concisely explains how to use the multitude of proffered tables; an accompanying CD-ROM for Windows, designed specifically to aid in estimation, rounds out this solid and useful resource. An absolute "must-have" for anyone in the construction industry, and also a handy guide for readers of all backgrounds considering an earthwork project who need a solid idea of how expensive the undertaking will be. Highly recommended.