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2017_FrontEndConceptual

2017 Front End/Conceptual Estimating Yearbook

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The 2017 Front – End / Conceptual Estimating Yearbook is an indispensable tool for all construction professionals involved with the challenges of conceptual estimating and budgeting. This “breakthrough” complete estimating resource and guide provides up to date and easy to use estimating data that you will use on a frequent basis.

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[xa_acc style=”xa-default” ][xa_slide title=”Description” icon=”Select Icon—“]The 2017 Front – End / Conceptual Estimating Yearbook (418 pages) is a complete guide to anyone estimating industrial / commercial construction projects: this yearbook is an essential tool for all construction professionals involved with the challenges of early conceptual estimating and budgeting. The comprehensive data in this database will improve both profitability and estimating time. This “breakthrough” estimating tool and guide provides up to date and easy to use estimating data that you will use on a frequent basis. The book includes details on pricing construction projects, change orders and claims; it contains hard to find detailed information on the following topics:

  • Introduction to Capital Cost Estimating and how to optimize the estimating effort
  • Capital Cost Estimating Fundamentals, describing the (4) step estimating process
  • Capital Cost Estimating Methods, describing Estimating Factors, Ratio & Multipliers
  • Numerous USA / International Historical Close Out – Final Cost / Benchmarking / Final Account Reports
  • Basic Man-Hour Benchmarking Data & Reference Tables, 100’s of reference tables & cost models
  • Site Selection / Cost Data Sources / Estimating Checklists
  • Value Engineering / Change Orders / Claims / Contingency
  • Scale of Operations / Exponents / 6/10ths Rule Scale Up Values (180 Process Facilities)
  • Numerous Ratio / Percentage Factors and M.E. Multipliers Examples
  • Square Foot / M2 Cost Values (100’s of Buildings – Facility Types) cost values includes Material, Labor, Construction Equipment, General Conditions, Overhead & Profit
  • Unit Prices (Labor and Materials) 1,000’s of Cost Line Items
  • General Cost Estimating Data, Engineering / CM Fee’s, Union & Open Shop Labor Rates
  • Numerous Excavation, Concrete, Rebar, Formwork Masonry & Structural Steel cost models
  • Location Factors (200 North American & International Cities
  • Sales Tax / Inflation Tables / General Conditions / Field In-Directs
  • Major Equipment / Process Equipment Prices (125+ cost models) includes equipment costs, setting & alignment
  • Front End / Semi-Detailed Estimating Systems, detailed Home Office Engineering & Construction Management costs
  • Process Piping Unit Prices (Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Alloy 20, Inconel, Aluminum, Sanitary, Hastelloy, FRP, CPVC & more) / Pipe & Equipment Insulation
  • Inside Battery Limits (ISBL) & Outside Battery Limits (OSBL) Cost Metrics
  • Electrical, Instrumentation & Robotic Costs

The 2017 cost data is appropriate to all types of industrial / commercial construction projects: such: , Refineries, Chemical & Power Plants, Steel Mills, LNG, Airports, Food & Beverage Production, Manufacturing Factories, Administration Offices, Civil Projects and Warehouses / Logistics Facilities in North America or Overseas This exceptional and wide-ranging cost estimating tool / database is a must have resource for all Estimators, Proposal Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Cost Engineers, Construction Managers, Planners, Field Engineers, Project Managers & Construction Professionals, it allows them the ability to quickly estimate or fill in gaps from incomplete scope documents or for checking change orders.[/xa_slide]

 

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ABOUT THE FIRM

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

A1

INTRODUCTION TO CAPITAL COST ESTIMATING:

  • The General Forecast for 2016 and beyond
  • The Project Control Cycle
  • Cost breakdown of a typical Chemical process facility
  • The CAPEX Estimating process
  • Presenting the estimate to Senior Management
  • Optimizing the estimating effort

A2

CAPITAL COST ESTIMATING FUNDAMENTALS:

  • Questions that need to be asked
  • The Estimating four step process
  • Capital Cost Estimating Terms
  • Estimating Types / Accuracy
  • Engineering Deliverables & Budget:
  • Pricing to compile various estimates
  • Resolution allowance / Undefined Scope Allowance
  • Developing an Estimating Plan

A3

CAPITAL COST ESTIMATING METHODS:
CAPEX estimating (10 +) approaches:

  • Various factoring methods:
  • Seven historical Ratio / M.E. percentage cost models:
  • Typical Solids, Fluids M.E. multiplying values:
  • General Process Industry Benchmarks
  • Summarizing the CAPEX Estimate:

A4

BASIC MAN-HOUR BENCHMARKING DATA & REFERENCE TABLES

A5

SITE SELECTION / COST DATA SOURCES / ESTIMATING CHECKLIST

A6

VALUE ENGINEERING / CHANGE ORDERS / CLAIMS / CONTINGENCY

B1

SCALE OF OPERATIONS / EXPONENTS (180 + PLANTS / M.E. ITEMS)

B2

ADDITIONAL ESTIMATING FACTORS COST MODELS (18 + EXAMPLES)

B3

SQUARE FOOT / M2 ESTIMATING DATA (100 + BUILDINGS / FACILITIES)
REVAMP / REHABILITATION COST VALUES

B4

UNIT PRICE DATA (1,000 + UNIT COST ITEMS)

B5

GENERAL COST ESTIMATING DATA

  • Location Factors (200+ North American / International Cities):
  • International Location Factors / Productivity:
  • Engineering / Engineering / CM Fee’s:
  • Union Labor Costs (10 trades):
  • Open Shop Labor Costs (10 trades):
  • Sales Tax (50 US states and 10 Canadian Provinces):
  • Inflation / Compass Cost Index:
  • Rebar / Pipe / Concrete / Bricks Pricing (14 cities):
  • General Condition / Preliminaries Data:

C1

MAJOR EQUIPMENT / PROCESS EQUIPMENT COST & LABOR MODELS
(125 # MAJOR EQUIPMENT ITEMS)

D1

FRONT END / SEMI-DETAILED ESTIMATING METHODS

  • Front End Issues / Types of Data Required:
  • Benchmarking Metrics:
  • Detailed Design / Engineering Metrics:
  • Civil, Structural, Architectural / Miscellaneous Costs:
  • Structural Steel Costs:
  • Facilities / Buildings Costs:
  • Piping / Insulation Metrics:
  • Electrical Systems:
  • Instrumentation:
  • Security Equipment / Robotics:
  • Miscellaneous estimating items:

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Additional Information

Weight 3.5 lbs

Construction Types

Construction Types

The cost estimating data is appropriate to the following types of construction:

  • Refineries
  • Chemical & Manufacturing Facilities
  • Power Plants
  • Logistic Centers
  • Steel Mills
  • Mining Operations
  • Jetties
  • Pipelines
  • Highways
  • Airports
  • Public Buildings
  • Hotels
  • Schools
  • High Rise Building

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