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PROVEN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODS Fully revised to cover the most current contract information and green building guidelines, Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition provides project managers and general contractors with the skills necessary to run every phase of a construction job. This practical guide discusses estimating, purchasing, contract administration, team management, quality control and quality assurance, safety, and other topics essential to completing a project on time and within budget. Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition features:A new chapter on ConsensusDOCS, AIA Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and Lean Construction contract documents Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Green Format Specifications and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 2009 Certification System Updated construction industry statistics and trends Current safety data from OSHA The latest court decisions on key construction topics COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE INCLUDES: Introduction to the Construction Industry * Start of the Construction Process * General Conditions to the Construction Contract * Bonds and Insurance * Organizing the Project Team * Successful Project Completion Demands a Successful Start * Estimating * Buying Out the Job * Change Orders * Quality Control and Quality Assurance * Project Documentation * Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation * Safety in Construction * Design-Build * Sustainability and Green Buildings * Interoperability and Building Information Modeling (BIM)show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 793.78g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • ill
  • 0071753109
  • 9780071753104
  • 873,124

About Sidney M. Levy

Sidney M. Levy is an independent construction industry consultant with more than 40 years of experience in the profession. He is the author of numerous books on construction methods and operations, including Construction Databook 2nd Edition, Design-Build Project Delivery, and Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual. Mr. Levy was awarded the British Chartered Institute of Building Silver Medal for Project Management in Construction, Third Edition, in the category of Managing Construction.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Construction Industry Chapter 2. The Start of the Construction Process Chapter 3. The General Conditions to the Construction Contract Chapter 4. ConsensusDOCS Integrated Project Delivery, and Lean Construction Contracts Chapter 5. Bonds and Insurance Chapter 6. Organizing the Project Team Chapter 7. Successful Project Completion Demands a Successful Start Chapter 8. Estimating Chapter 9. Buying Out the Job Chapter 10. The Change Orders Chapter 11. Quality Control and Quality Assurance Chapter 12. Project Documentation Chapter 13. Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation Chapter 14. Safety in Construction Chapter 15. Design-Build Chapter 16. Sustainability and Green Buildings Chapter 17. Interoperability and Building Information Modeling (BIM) Indexshow more

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