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Spon's African Construction Cost Handbook, Second Edition by . Franklin
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This unique publication provides the only detailed, multinational guide to the cost of construction work across Africa. Thirteen chapters cover individual countries (Algeria, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'lvoire, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Zambia) providing: key data on the main economic and construction indicators an outline of the national construction industry, covering structure, tendering and contract procedures, regulations and standards labour and materials cost data measured rates for a range of construction work items approximate estimating costs for a range of building types price index data and exchange rate movements against GBP sterling and US $ addresses of public and private construction related organisations. To facilitate country-to-country comparisons the book also includes a comparative data section and comparative regional information with figures given in national currencies, GBP sterling and US $. Extensively revised and thoroughly updated with additional reference to civil engineering and infrastructure projects, this book provides more supplementary information and includes costs based on locally-sourced materials to enable quick and useful comparisons. This new edition is the indispensible guide to African construction costs.

Author Biography

Franklin + Andrews, part of the Mott MacDonald Group, is one of the world's leading Construction Economists, operating in major centres of the UK and overseas in Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Release date NZ
August 1st, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
2nd New edition
28 Line drawings, black and white; 8 Halftones, black and white; 266 Tables, black and white
CRC Press
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