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1st Edition

Spon's Latin American Construction Costs Handbook

ISBN 9780415234375
Published August 10, 2000 by Spon Press
352 Pages

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Book Description

This unique publication is the only detailed, multinational guide to the cost of construction work across Latin America. Countries covered are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Part One: Construction in Latin America. 1. The construction industry in Latin America. Part Two: Individual Countries. 2. Introductory notes to country sections. 3. Individual countries. Part Three: Comparative Data. 4. Introductory notes. 5. Key macroeconomic indicators. 6. Construction output indicators. Appendices. Conversion factors.

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'All five volumes provide vital information for consultants and contractors to size up the prospects of finding work in the region and carry out feasibility studies. Within each volume, a chapter is devoted to each country, giving main economic and construction indicators, cost data on labour and materials, unit rates for 60 construction work items, approximate estimating rates for a range of building types, and addresses of useful contacts.' Building