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Price a job. How to price a job

How to price a job

How to price a job and bill of quantities The pricing example in this lesson relates to the foundation and ground floor construction takeoff. Follow the link if you still need to read the lesson. Before we can price a job and bill of quantities, we need to obtain labour, plant, and materials costs for

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Construction pricing

How to get construction pricing

How to get construction pricing for a bill of quantities Price rates for a bill of quantities come from Construction pricing – Labour costs The unions negotiate labour rates within the construction industry. The Building and Allied Trades Joint Industrial Council is an annually agreed voluntary wages and payment scheme negotiated between the FMB and

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The standard method of measurement

Standard Method of Measurement

Lesson 1 – Introduction and the standard method of measurement The standard sets out structure and rules to measure construction work. Learning the rules and using the standards as reference when measuring construction work is the first step to take off quantities for a bill of quantities. There are currently two methods of measurement in

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