CRC - Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2019
|Publication Date:||6 November 2018|
SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2019 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated. cost guidance is given at a number of levels, varying from the more general functional costs to detailed resource costing, and in conformity with CESMM4 and the Highways Method of Measurement.
In this 33rd edition:
More emphasis has been given to sampling from major projects - of £20-£100m in value with no acute access or ground condition problems and run under NEC contracts. The rates, prices and outputs in the Resources and Unit Cost calculations include allowances for wastage, normal productivity and efficiency.
Plus prices from specialists
More research with contractors and suppliers allows for a more confident forecast in a volatile market - but outliers have been largely excluded.
Prices are based more strongly on global structural steel grades and rates and extrapolated accordingly.
Pipe lining is now included, as being more effective and economical than replacement of pipes in maintenance drainage works.
Consideration is given to the possible scarcity of skilled labour.