Cost Control

Cost is one of the key performance indicators for projects. Involved in controlling costs are processes centered around planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding and managing costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget.

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    Change of Current member content locked

    By Parsi, Novid As the busiest inland commercial shipping route in the United States, the Ohio River is a valuable link in the country's economy. More than 80 million tons of grain, coal and other commodities pass…

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    Safety Net registered user content locked

    By Parsi, Novid Each year, more than 10 million people drive or walk across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, USA. But for some, the draw isn't postcard views of the bay and Pacific Ocean. About…

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    Determining Contingencies in the Management of Construction Projects member content locked

    By Ortiz, José I. | Pellicer, Eugenio | Molenaar, Keith R. This research describes the managerial approaches that contractors follow to determine different types of contingencies in construction project management. Two large Spanish general contractors were…

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    The Science of Uncertainty registered user content locked

    By Thomas, Jen Project estimates can sometimes take on a life of their own. The budget for the new international arrivals facility being built at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington, USA…

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    Monumental Success registered user content locked

    By Elton, Catherine For more than a half century, the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, USA has been an iconic guidepost. As the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere, it towers above the Mississippi…

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