Quantity Surveying

ESTIMATING The establishment of cost limits, based on the client’s requirements; Preliminary estimates of building costs based on the architect’s sketch designs; Recommendations on designs, materials, specifications, etc. in order to keep within the cost limit; Final estimates based on the working drawings and further recommendations on savings if required; Recommendation on the utilization of local materials, managerial resources, etc. to stimulate local development;   ECONOMIC VIABILITY STUDIES Investigation into…

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Project Management

PROJECT MANAGEMENT This service does not attempt to replace the traditional role of other consultants, but is an additional service provided where fast implementation and effective cost control are primary requirements. DalCol’s role in project management may cover a complete assignment or portions of a project. In either case the firm endeavors to control the progress so that the project is completed in the required time, on budget and to…

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Other Services and Equipment

OTHER SERVICES Schedules of materials and labour – for contractual cost control and ordering of materials. All services offered are in accordance with the role of a quantity surveyor as stipulated by the SACQSP and the ASAQS and all in accordance with their professional codes of conduct.   EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, ETC. WinQS-SQL specialist QS software by ACE Solutions is used for estimating, bill production, valuations and final accounts; Dim-X specialist…

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