Pipe and Excavation Contracting
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- Sales Rank:573,022
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0
- Dimensions (in):8.4 x 5.4 x 0.9
- Publication Date:October 9, 1987
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- Used Book in Good Condition
Shows how to read plans and compute quantities for both trench and surface excavation, figure crew and equipment productivity rates, estimate unit costs, bid the work, and get the bonds you need.
Explains what equipment will deliver maximum productivity for a job, how to follow the surveyor's stakes, check the grade and line with a level, transit and laser, clear the site, how to lay all types of water and sewer pipe, and how to switch your business to excavation work when you don't have pipe contracts.
Covers asphalt and rock removal, working on steep slopes or in high groundwater, and how to avoid the pitfalls that can wipe out your profits on any job.
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