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Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook

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Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook by Seah International
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The economies of the Asia Pacific region make up one of the world's key construction markets. For this new edition of Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook the coverage has been extended to include Canada and India. The UK is also included, to facilitate comparison with construction costs in Europe. In all, 19 countries are covered. The following information is given, in the same way, for each country: * key data on the main economic and construction indicators. * an outline of the national construction industry, covering structure, tendering and materials cost data * labour and materials cost data * Measured rates for a range of standard construction work items * costs per unit area for a range of building types * price index data and exchange rate movements against u sterling, USD and Japanese Yen * addresses of public and private construction-related organizations To facilitate country-to-country comparisions the book also includes a Comparative Data section, where figures from the national sections are grouped in tables according to national indicators, construction output, input costs and costs per square metre for factories, offices, warehouses, hospitals, schools, theatres, sports halls, hotels and housing. Figures here are given in national currency, u sterling, USD and Japanese Yen. This unique handbook will be an essential reference for all construction professionals involved in work outside their own country and for all developers or multinational companies assessing comparative development costs.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. How To Use This Book. Abbreviations. Conversion Factors. Davis Langdon & Seah International. Part One: Regional Overview: The Construction Industry in the Asia Pacific Region. Part Two: Individual Countries: Australia. Brunei Darussalam. China. Hong Kong. Indonesia. Japan. Malaysia. New Zealand. Philippines. Singapore. South Korea. Sri Lanka. Taiwan. Thailand. UK. USA. Vietnam. Introductory Notes to Country Sections: Introduction. Key Data. The Construction Industry. Construction Cost Data. Exchange Rates and Inflation. Useful Addresses. Statistical Notes. Individual Countries: Australia. Brunei Darussalam. Canada. China. Hong Kong. India. Indonesia. Japan. Malaysia. New Zealand. Philippines. Singapore. South Korea. Sri Lanka. Taiwan. Thailand. United Kingdom. United States of America. Vietnam. Amplified descriptions of construction items. Part Three: Comparative Data: Introductory Notes. Key National Indicators: Population. The Economy. Geography. Construction Output Indicators: Construction Output. Construction Output per Capita. Construction Cost Data: Mason/Bricklayer and Unskilled Labour Costs. Site Manager and Qualified Architect Labour Rates. Materials Costs - Cement and Concrete Aggregates - Ready Mixed Concrete and Reinforcing Steel - Common Bricks and Hollow Concrete Block - Softwood for Joinery and Quilt Insulation - Sheet Glass and Plasterboard - Emulsion Paint and Vinyl Floor Tiles. Approximate Estimates - Factories and Warehouses - Offices - Housing - Hospitals and Schools - Theatres and Sports Halls - Hotels. Index.
Release date NZ
March 2nd, 2000
Contributor
Edited by Davis Langdon
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
3rd Revised edition
Illustrations
Illustrations, 1 map
Imprint
Spon Press
Pages
520
ISBN-13
9780419254706
Product ID
1669025

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