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Landscaping Service Contracting (2016-01-12)

Landscape Service Contracting (Abbr: LSC) means that service which provides for the alteration or improvement of a land area not related to any other classification or service activity by means of excavation, clearing, grading, construction of retaining walls for landscaping purposes, or placement of landscaping timbers. The BLD classification also provide for this function.

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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $38.55

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.
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    Fences and Retaining Walls

    Publication Year: 2012

    $36.00

    Everything you need to know to run a profitable business in fence and retaining wall contracting. Takes you through layout and design, construction techniques for wood, masonry, and chain link fences, gates and entries, including finishing and electrical details. How to build retaining and rock walls. How to get your business off to the right start, keep the books, and estimate accurately. The book even includes a chapter on contractor's math.
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    Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods

    Publication Year: 2005
    7th Edition

    $196.54

    The 8th Edition of Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods follows in the footsteps of the previous editions by providing the reader with the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple and concise format. This text is aimed at supporting a basic undergraduate construction equipment course that is part of an engineering curriculum. It is also applicable to graduate equipment courses. In addition, since technology is constantly evolving, this text provides an understanding of machine capabilities and how to properly apply those capabilities to construction challenges.
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    Excavation and Grading Handbook, Revised Second Edition

    Publication Year: 2006
    3rd Edition

    $38.00

    This new trusted reference has been completely updated to keep excavation contractors, operating engineers, and those learning the trade current with state-of-the-art equipment usage and the most efficient excavating and grading techniques. You'll learn how to read topo maps, set crows feet, install water drain and sewer pipes, lay or remove asphalt concrete, use a laser level, cut drainage channels, and use GPS and sonar for absolute precision. Includes a CD-ROM with an interactive study center to help anyone brush up their skills or study for the license exam. Filled with hundreds of tips, pictures, and diagrams and tables every excavation contractor can use. You will need a computer with a CD-ROM drive running Microsoft Windows.
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    Landscape Construction

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2011

    $128.00

    Landscape Construction, 3rd edition, with its simple but complete instructions for a multitude of exterior construction projects, is the ideal learning and resource tool for future landscape contractors and designers. Photos and illustrations support the instructions for such activities as site preparation, grading and drainage, utilities and irrigation, retaining wall construction, paving, exterior carpentry, fencing, and such amenities as pools, ponds, and edging. Readers will appreciate the easy-to-follow process of construction and the review of various materials, tools, and methods. A discussion of estimating and bidding for jobs will be valuable to professionals in their work and also to homeowners as they consider their own exterior projects. Landscape Construction, 3rd edition is the sole resource needed to accomplish a multitude of hardscape construction goals.
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    Soils and Foundations

    7th Edition

    $148.35

    Written in a clear, direct style, this practical book introduces readers to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundations. Major emphasis is given to design and practical applications, which are supported by basic theory. Now in its seventh edition, it includes new material on soil consistency, over-consolidated clay, degree of consolidation, vibroflotation and the settlement of sand. "KEY" Chapter topics cover formation of natural soil deposits, engineering properties of soils, soil exploration, soil compaction and stabilization, water in soil, stress distribution in soil, consolidation of soil and settlement of structures, shear strength of soil, shallow foundations, pile foundations, drilled shaft foundations, lateral earth pressure, retaining structures, and stability analysis of slopes. For civil engineers, civil engineering technologists, and geotechnical engineers.
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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2017

    Publication Year: 2017

    $26.78

    Make compliance with dense government safety regulations simple with MANCOMM’s 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations. Updated through January 2017, the book provides you with a comprehensive set of the most up-to-date Construction regulations. Utilizing MANCOMM’s signature formatting approach – RegLogic – this edition includes notations for changes within the past year and letters of reference.