Construction Quantity Surveying: A Practical Guide for the Contractor's QS, 2nd Edition aims to provide readers with a practical guide to quantity surveying from a main contractor s perspective. Following a brief introduction, the book s early chapters do cover measurement methodology, including SMM7, NRM and CESMM, and then focus on the contractor s business, with the rest of the chapters discussing commercial and contractual management of a construction project, including day-to-day running from commencement through to completion, in a highly practical way. The book demonstrates that quantity surveying is not limited to the measurement of trade works, but is in fact a dynamic and central part of the overall management of construction projects.
Donald Towey MRICS has over 30 years' experience in the construction industry. Originating from Manchester, his wealth of experience includes working with contractors and consultants in the UK, Australia and Middle East helping to deliver a range of building types for both public and private sector clients.
1 The Construction Industry and the Quantity Surveyor 2 Measurement and Quantities 3 Working with the Main Contractor 4 Project commencement 5 Supply Chain Procurement 6 Running the Project 7 Project Completion Further Reading Index