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…

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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 […]

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Top 10 Benefits of Estimating Software

Written by David Power
A lot of people ask me why they should invest in an estimating software system; what are the benefits over traditional methods of estimating? This post looks at the top 10 benefits of estimating software over other methods.

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