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Author Greenhalgh, Brian.

Title Introduction to building procurement / Brian Greenhalgh and Graham Squires.

Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Spon Press, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 262 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Foreword; 1 Introduction and nature of the construction industry; 2 Clients of the construction industry; 3 Historical development of building procurement systems; 4 Roles carried out in a construction project; 5 Tendering and payment; 6 Separated procurement systems; 7 Project-specific procurement: Overlapping roles; 8 Project-specific procurement: Integrated roles; 9 Long-term relationships: Partnering; 10 Long-term relationships: Framework agreements; 11 Public-sector projects; 12 The selection of building procurement systems.
Summary Introduction to Building Procurement familiarises the reader with the principles and methods of the procurement of buildings, starting at the most basic level. Starting with introductory chapters that explain the structure of the construction industry, the nature of clients, and the historical development of the procurement methods in use today, the book goes on to address core procurement tasks. It is the ideal introductory textbook for professionals and undergraduates studying quantity surveying, construction project management and construction commercial management.
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Subject Building materials -- Purchasing.
Building -- Estimates.
Construction industry.
Building materials industry.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Squires, Graham.
Other Form: Print version: Greenhalgh, Brian. Introduction to building procurement. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Spon Press, 2011 9780415482158 (DLC) 2010029251 (OCoLC)308216425
ISBN 9780203885062 (electronic bk.)
0203885066 (electronic bk.)