Equipment - Equipment1 Site clearing, development of...

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BCN 5618 1 Equipment - 1 Site  clearing,  development  of  access,  shaping  of  the  site,  foundation  excavation,  and  hoisting  and  handling  materials    all  involve  the  use  of  a  large  number  of  highly  efficient and versatile equipment.  The proper selection of these equipment and  the  length  of  time  they  will  have  to  be  used  are an essential part of the estimator’s work.   
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BCN 5618 2 Equipment - 2  The  construction  equipment  used  on  a project may be owned, leased, or rented by a contractor.   The  cost  of  contractor-provided equipment to a project must be passed on to the client in the form of equipment charges that are included within a bid.
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BCN 5618 3 Buy, Lease, or Rent Availability of cash for down payment or  outright purchase  current interest rates on loans or  installment purchase plans  current rental and lease rates  income tax benefits  expected usage of the equipment  the expected life of the equipment
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BCN 5618 4 Ownership Ownership of the equipment can be an  economic drain if the equipment is  underutilized, becomes obsolescent, or  is subject to frequent breakdown as so  often happens when kept too long.
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BCN 5618 5 Selecting Equipment -Volume of work to be performed.   The size of the job will  influence  both  individual  size  and  numbers  of production units. - Job  conditions.    Each  equipment  best  suited  for certain job conditions. - Current Inventory of Equipment.   The contractor will attempt  to  use  any  available  owned  or  on-hand leased equipment. - Project  Schedule.    Required  job  completion  date may  force  use  of  larger  numbers  of  sizes  of equipment.
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BCN 5618 6
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BCN 5618 7 Track Type Tractors Primarily used for Earth moving  operations. Come in many various sizes, from a  small D3 to a very large D11. Very expensive to own and lease. Need qualified highly paid operators.
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BCN 5618 8 Track-Type Tractors Mod HP WT (LB) New $ D3 70 15,518 100,000 D8 305 72,930 700,000
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BCN 5618 9
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BCN 5618 10 Loaders Used for earthmoving and loading. Can be used as integrated tool carriers.
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course BCN 6518 taught by Professor Chini during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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