Construction Contracting: A Practical Guide to Company Management

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"This 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, Seventh Edition is a complete working resource for the construction professional in the field or office and an indispensable preparatory tool for students.
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Overview

"This 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, Seventh Edition is a complete working resource for the construction professional in the field or office and an indispensable preparatory tool for students.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118693216
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/6/2015
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 704

Meet the Author

RICHARD H. CLOUGH, deceased, was the Dean of the College of Engineering, University of New Mexico. He was a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and has long been considered one of the leading American educators in construction engineering and management.

GLENN A. SEARS is an active consultant in construction technology and management. He is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico.

S. KEOKI SEARS is a Project Manager and owner of Project Catalyst Corporation, based in Durango, Colorado. He has extensive experience managing large heavy civil and high-tech construction projects worldwide.

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Table of Contents

1 The construction industry 1
2 Business ownership 28
3 Company organization 41
4 Drawings and specifications 58
5 Cost estimating and bidding 76
6 Construction contracts 135
7 Contract surety bonds 173
8 Construction insurance 199
9 Business methods 239
10 Project management and administration 282
11 Project time management 312
12 Project cost management 338
13 Labor law 363
14 Labor relations 394
15 Project safety 421
App. A AIA Document B141-1997, standard form of agreement between owner and architect with standard form of architect's services 439
App. B MasterFormat 2004 edition - division numbers and titles 461
App. C AIA Document A201-1997, general conditions of the contract for construction 462
App. D CMAA Document A-3 (2003 edition), general conditions between owner and contractor 501
App. E Supplementary conditions 535
App. F Solicitation, offer, and a reward (GSA-FAR Standard Form 1442) 541
App. G Instructions to bidders 545
App. H A strategy of bidding 548
App. I Proposal for a lump-sum contract 559
App. J AIA Document A101-1997, standard form of agreement between owner and contractor where the basis of payment is a stipulated sum 561
App. K AIA Document A111-1997, standard form of agreement between owner and contractor where the basis of payment is the cost of the work plus a fee with a negotiated guaranteed maximum price 569
App. L American Arbitration Association, construction industry arbitration rules and mediation procedures (including procedures for large, complex construction disputes) 583
App. M AGC Document 603, standard short form agreement between contractor and subcontractor (where contractor assumes risk of owner payment) 618
App. N AGC Document 604, standard short form agreement between contractor and subcontractor (where contractor and subcontractor share risk of owner payment) 623
App. O General ledger accounts 628
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