Concrete work in a project usually holds the maximum weightage in terms of overall cost and work quantity. It therefore becomes an important step to calculate the concrete related costs while preparing a project estimate. The cost of concrete ...

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#### Category: Estimating & Costing

Estimating and costing in construction management is the calculation of quantities of materials, tools, equipments, labors etc. and cost associated with them.

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## What is Cost of Concrete Construction?

Concrete construction cost is one of the crucial and major components of total cost of a project. It greatly influences the total cost, so it is required to be estimated accurately. There are several parameters that influence the cost ...

## How to Calculate Steel Quantity for Slab, Footing and Column?

Estimation of steel reinforcement quantity for concrete slab, footing and column, beams etc. is crucial for the cost evaluation for the construction. Design drawings are used as a base for computing rebar quantity in different structural elements. This article presents ...

## Methods of Approximate Construction Cost Estimate Preparation

Methods of preparation of preliminary or approximate construction cost estimation for studies of various aspects of work of project and its administrative approval is discussed. This estimate can decide, in case of commercial projects, whether the net income earned justifies ...

## Methods of Reinforcement Quantity Estimation in Concrete Structure

Estimation of steel reinforcement quantity is required for calculating cost of RCC structure along with other building materials as per construction drawing.

## Methods of Detailed Construction Estimation Preparation

The preparations of detailed construction estimate consist of working out quantities of various items of work and then determine the cost of each item. This is prepared in two stages. Methods of Detailed Construction Estimation Preparation i) Details of ...

## Unit Cost Method of Estimation in Construction Projects

Unit cost method of estimation in construction projects starts with dividing a project into various components or elements for the purpose of cost estimation. The cost of each of the project’s components or elements are assessed and their cost estimation ...

## Analysis of Rates for Civil Engineering Works

In order to determine the rate of a particular item, the factors affecting the rate of that item are studied carefully and then finally a rate is decided for that item. This process of determining the rates of an ...