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Adjudication in the Building Industry - 3rd Edition
Adjudication in the Building Industry - 3rd Edition
Many in the construction industry, and their professional advisers, remain unaware of the scheme for compulsory rapid adjudication which has now been adopted throughout Australia outside WA and NT. Many contractors and owners are compelled to pay large claims because they have not availed themselves of the protections afforded by the legislation. Philip Davenport’s book explains the scheme, and its detail.
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Book of Areas
Book of Areas
For analysis and comparison of buildings. This publication defines the methods of measurement and the various areas used for analysis and comparison of individual buildings.
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A -Z Guide of Builders Estimating Text
A -Z Guide of Builders Estimating Text
An invaluable tool to the resources available to both the building student and practicing estimator. This text enables the quick computation of labour allowances across a comprehensive range of builders items, products and services.
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Basic Building Economics
Basic Building Economics
This book covers two topics in particular - Depreciation for taxation purposes and construction replacement cost estimating. They are very topical current issues within the building/construction professions. The Australian Taxation Office concentration on these audit issues in recent years, has generated substantial work for construction cost consultants in this area.
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Building Economist - Single Issue
Building Economist - Single Issue
The BE is a quarterly journal for the QS & Building/Construction Industry. It includes AIQS Building Cost Index, AIQS Estimated Times for Design & Construction and the AIQS Current Construction Costs.
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Building Economist - Annual subscription 4 issues
Building Economist - Annual subscription 4 issues
The BE is a quarterly journal for the QS & Building/Construction Industry. It includes AIQS Building Cost Index, AIQS Estimated Times for Design & Construction and the AIQS Current Construction Costs. Annual subscription - 4 issues - March, June, September & December.
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Building & Engineering Claims
Building & Engineering Claims
This handbook is for quick easy reference purposes on how to put together a basic straightforward claim on a construction contract and how to put it all together.
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Brief Guide To Running A Small Business
Brief Guide To Running A Small Business
This brief work covers many of the common problems facing the small builder, which can seriously affect the financial viability and long term success of their business.
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Civil Engineering Measurement
Civil Engineering Measurement
This Guide provides a step by step consideration of the various ASMM 1181-1982 sections, with tables and notes to explain each part. It also includes a number of descriptive diagrams which assist the reader to understand the terminology and components of each section.
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Construction Claims - 3rd Edition
Construction Claims - 3rd Edition
Statutory compulsory rapid adjudication has now spread to all States, the Northern Territory and the ACT. The number of construction claims determined by adjudicators far exceeds the number determined by courts. This has been an important consideration in the writing of this third edition. Authors: Philip Davenport and Helen Durham
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Cost Management Manual Vol 1-Cost Planning and Cost Analysis
Cost Management Manual Vol 1-Cost Planning and Cost Analysis
The Australian Cost Management Manual (ACMM) Volume 1 is a revised and updated version of the 1980's NPWC Cost and Element Manuals. The new manual produced by the AIQS and endorsed by the NPWC successor the Australian Procurement & Construction Council (APCC) has removed outdated nomenclature and data and includes both simplified and modern terminology. It forms the backbone of the construction industry’s nomenclature and classification systems.

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Cost Management Manual Vol 2 - Sub-element - Definition
Cost Management Manual Vol 2 - Sub-element - Definition
Elemental and Sub-elemental Definitions - This volume contains Coding, Definitions and where applicable guide notes for all Building and Engineering Sub-element divisions. The method and Unit of Measurement for each Sub-element is stated, together with any appropriate notes.

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Cost Management Manual Vol 3 - Life Cycle Costing
Cost Management Manual Vol 3 - Life Cycle Costing
The document relates to Life Cycle Costing as applied to building projects. It links together energy management, building maintenance management and the collection of Cost-In-Use data into an integrated system with mutual benefits to designers and building managers.

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Cost Management Manual Vol 4 - Evaluation of Sustainable Dev
Cost Management Manual Vol 4 - Evaluation of Sustainable Dev
Evaluation of Sustainable Development - This manual provides tools designed to assist the Quantity Surveying profession in communication, and utilising their skills whilst contributing in the Sustainable Development process.

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Cost Management Manual Vol 5 - Feasibility Study Guidelines
Cost Management Manual Vol 5 - Feasibility Study Guidelines
Feasibility Study Guidelines - A feasibility study is a systematic risk management process involving problem definititon, the generation and analysis of alternatives, and an appraisal. Also recommendation to determine whether a project should proceed and the form in which it may proceed with a defined plan for its feasibility functionally, technically and financially. It may embrace wider economical aspects, environmental or social issues.

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Cost Management Manual Vol 6 - Guidelines for Cost Planning
Cost Management Manual Vol 6 - Guidelines for Cost Planning
Guidelines for Cost Planning Consulting Services

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Detailed Building Measurement - Vol 1
Detailed Building Measurement - Vol 1
This learning resource (as you will find, it's more than just a book) has been prepared to assist students and practitioners in improving their understanding of the ASMM and of the detailed measurement involved in BQ preparation. It is, however, different to other books on the topic in a number of ways. The most fundamental difference is that the building project that has been used is presented as a 3D building model rather than as a conventional set of 2D drawings.
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Detailed Building Measurement - Volume 2

Detailed Building Measurement - Volume 2
Detailed Building Measurement - Volume 2
Volume 2 is a continuation of Volume 1 and contains specifications and measurements for the remaining trades required for the contruction of a small building.


Online resources for both Vol 1 & Vol 2 can be found in the Education Section of the AIQS Website.
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Electrical Installation Estimating
Electrical Installation Estimating
This book illustrates the real issues that are beyond the pricing of electrical installations on a $ per point or $ pre m2 basis.
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Estimating Practice
Estimating Practice
This book provides a simple but comprehensive commentary on the techniques and procedures involved in preparing estimates. With worked examples and diagrams this book gives useful and practical advice.
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Guideline Fee Scale & Conditions of Engagement
Guideline Fee Scale & Conditions of Engagement
The Guideline Schedule of Services has been developed to cater for the estimation in advance of fees, based on estimated total project costs, for incorporation in proposals for quantity surveying services.
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The History Of Quantity Surveying in Australia- Hard Cover
The History Of Quantity Surveying in Australia- Hard Cover
The History of Quantity Surveying in Australia is a fascinating account of a profession's development in a new and rapidly growing country from 1819 to present. This is a story told in the words of those who helped forge the QS profession in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. These personal accounts are complimented by official records, which provide facts and figures.
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The History Of Quantity Surveying in Australia- Paper Back
The History Of Quantity Surveying in Australia- Paper Back
The History of Quantity Surveying in Australia is a fascinating account of a profession's development in a new and rapidly growing country from 1819 to present. This is a story told in the words of those who helped forge the QS profession in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. These personal accounts are complimented by official records, which provide facts and figures.
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Measuring - The Skill of the Quantity Surveyor
Measuring - The Skill of the Quantity Surveyor
The bulk of this book assumes the traditional way of doing things. For example hard copy drawing and specification. The final chapters discuss the trend towards digitally prepared and automated quatitites where there may be no hard copy to work from. The principles discussed in this book are relevant.
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Measuring Mechanical & Electrical Services
Measuring Mechanical & Electrical Services
This book shows the concise and clear treatment of the complex problems associated with measurement of mechanical and electrical services. With excellent diagrams and examples this should be very useful for students and many QS and building practitioners.
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Preliminary and General: Building Construction Estimates
Preliminary and General: Building Construction Estimates
A detailed and practical book on the topic of basic importance to building practitioners and quantity surveyors.
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Project Risk Management
Project Risk Management
This review looks at the many tools and processes required to fully understand Risk Management and to develop Risk Management strategies or policies for construction related activities or projects.
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Review of Financial Clauses In Standard Form Contracts

Review of Financial Clauses In Standard Form Contracts
Review of Financial Clauses In Standard Form Contracts
This book is a handy guide to the standards for financial clauses in standard form contracts. It covers issues such as extension of time, claims procedures, valuing variations, progress claims and other essential information for those dealing with financial clauses in contracts.
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Standard Method of Measurement 6th Edition
Standard Method of Measurement 6th Edition
AVAILABLE NOW - 6th EDITION

The purpose of the Standard Method of Measurement is to provide a uniform basis for the measurement of building works. The methods of measurement laid down herein shall be applicable to the preparation of Bills of Quantities before the works are commenced equally with the measurement of finished works and variations.
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Australian Standard Method of Measurement - Technical Q&A's
Australian Standard Method of Measurement - Technical Q&A's
Since the publication of the Australian Standard Method of Measurement for Building Works Edition 5, there have been a number of technical questions raised by users of the manual, which required an interpretation. The answers to those questions have now been published in this document so that other users may benefit from those interpretations.
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Variations, Costs & Mediation
Variations, Costs & Mediation
Third reference work outlines the basic procedures to enable the equitable settlement of variations and gives an insight into the complexities of mediation.
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