Building Information Modelling (BIM) – what all the fuss is about…

Mandated by Governments in the UK, US and Singapore, other countries including Australia are taking initiatives to implement BIM processes. Find out what BIM is all about, who will be using it and how estimating is a key part of the BIM process…

Benchmark Estimating opens Sydney office

Due to the continual success and demand for our software, Benchmark Estimating is pleased to announce the opening of a Sydney office. This office, our 3rd in Australia, will be a base for new members of our expanding Sales Team …

5 Razones para hacer Estimados de Coste desde Primeros Principios

  Original por Rob MacDonald CEO & Director. Cuando hablamos de estimaciones de costes desde primeros principios nos referimos a ser capaces de utlizar los costes reales de cada uno de los recursos de coste directo (Personal, Materiales, Maquinaria y Subcontratistas) que vayamos a usar en nuestro proyecto.  El uso de costes unitarios, combinados con […]

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5 Reasons why Estimating from First Principles is better than other methods

Estimating from first principles is all about having accurate knowledge of the direct costs of your resources – that is your Plant, Labour, Materials and your Subcontractor prices. Building up your items with knowledge of price and practical experience is crucial. This method of estimating is regarded as “best practice” and can be used to […]