Pipe & Excavation Contracting

Pipe & Excavation Contracting

Pipeline contracting can be rewarding work -- or a profitable sideline for any excavation contractor. But not everyone who owns a backhoe is ready to start bidding water, sewer and drainage jobs. This practical manual can help you develop the skills needed to succeed as an undergroung utility contractor. -- back cover.

Construction Manual: Concrete & Formwork

Construction Manual: Concrete & Formwork

Describes procedures involved in proportioning mixes, escavation, the design and construction of forms and framework, and handling, placing, and finishing concrete

A Career as a Pipelayer

A Career as a Pipelayer

Pipelayers make an invaluable contribution to building projects large and small, playing a pivotal role in developing and refurbishing our national infrastructure. This book shows young readers how they can explore this fascinating and fulfilling subset of contracting, building a career from the ground up. Combining valuable industry data, engaging on-the-job imagery and potential scenarios, as well as safety and job-seeking tips, this book gives handy students a great glimpse at a trade and field often underrepresented in youth-oriented career training.

Excavation & Grading Handbook

Excavation & Grading Handbook

It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables that every excavation contractor and supervisor can use This revised edition explains how to handle all types of excavation, grading, paving, pipeline and compaction jobs -- whether it's a highway, subdivision, commercial, or trenching job. This edition has been completely rewritten to cover new materials, equipment and techniques.It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables.

Report to the General Executive Board

Report to the General Executive Board


The CSI Construction Product Representation Practice Guide

The CSI Construction Product Representation Practice Guide

The must-have reference on construction productrepresentation—and the essential study aid for the CertifiedConstruction Product Representative (CCPR) Exam The CSI Practice Guides are a library of comprehensivereferences specifically and carefully designed for the constructionprofessional. Each book examines important concepts and bestpractices integral to a particular aspect of the building process.The CSI Construction Product Representation Practice Guideis an authoritative resource for the principles and best practicesof effective construction product representation. Thiseasy-to-follow guide includes: Coverage of the construction process and the roles theconstruction product representative can play in it Information that clients require to select appropriate productsto meet project requirements Knowledge, preparation, and use of construction documents The role the product representative plays in an IntegratedProduct Delivery (IPD) workflow Access to a password-protected website with bonus content,including a PDF of the printed book and copies of CSI formatdocuments, such as UniFormat™ andSectionFormat™/PageFormat™ The CSI Construction Product Representation PracticeGuide is an essential resource for building productmanufacturers, sales representatives, and related professionals anda valuable study aid to help prepare for the Certified ConstructionProduct Representative (CCPR) Exam.

Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition

Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition

The definitive guide to earthmoving and machines--fully updated "The most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available." -- Construction Methods & Equipment "The down-in-the-dirt standard work for the excavation industry." -- Military Engineer Completely revised throughout for the latest methods, equipment, and regulations, Moving the Earth, Sixth Edition is the industry-standard source of practical expertise for the excavation and construction industries. This all-inclusive workbook covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task. The Sixth Edition includes new information on international developments in earthwork construction, updated OSHA excavation safety standards, and both SI and U.S. customary units. Detailed and comprehensive, this practical, on-the-job guide is as indispensable as your hard hat. THE WORK: Land clearing and controls Surveys and measurements Rock, soil, and mud Basements Ditching and dewatering Ponds and earth dams Landscaping and agricultural grading Roadways Blasting and tunneling Pit operation Costs and management THE MACHINES: Basic information Revolving shovels and excavators Conveyor machinery Tractors and bulldozers Front-end loaders Scrapers and trucks Grading and compacting machinery Compressors and drills Auxiliary equipment