Automating the Takeoff & Estimating Process

There are many options available in applying information technology to the takeoff and estimating process. What software is available? What criteria should one use to evaluate software? Which system is best for your operations? This paper tries to shed some light on your options. Automating the Takeoff Process Takeoff is the process of obtaining quantity […]

Calculating Cut and Fill Quantities: Modern Techniques and Best Practices

General and site contractors are often searching for the ideal way to calculate cut and fill quantities from grading plans. While there are a variety of approaches, certain methodologies may be better than others, depending on the contractor’s needs. This article will identify these approaches. Key Points for Consideration The first question contractors should ask […]