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A-12 Excavating, Grading, Trenching, and Surfacing (2017-05-02)

All work authorized for a license of subclassification A-7 and the mixing, fabrication and placement of pavement and surfaces consisting of graded mineral aggregates, asphalt or concrete products.

60 Questions
70% Minimum Passing Score
2 Hours

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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $34.00

    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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    Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 Student Edition

    Publication Year: 2016

    $68.00

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    Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2000

    $125.00

    This second edition covers state-of-the-art asphalt paving, plant operations, transportation of materials, surface preparation, lay down, compaction, and quality control processes. It is aimed at field personnel who are responsible for these operations—both contractor personnel who do the work and agency personnel who oversee and inspect the work.
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    Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2005

    $76.00

    Written by and for contractors, this publication provides insight into proven construction practices that will produce quality concrete construction. Contents include organizing for quality, concrete mixture designs, specifications, foundations, formwork, reinforcement and embedments in structures, joints and reinforcement for slabs-on-ground, preparing for concreting, concrete placing and finishing, common field problems, and safety.
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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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    Moving the Earth

    Publication Year: 2010
    6th Edition

    $118.85

    Completely revised throughout for the latest methods, equipment, and regulations, Moving the Earth, Sixth Edition is the industry-standard source of practical expertise for the excavation and construction industries. This all-inclusive workbook covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task.
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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.