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Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide

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by Peter G. Hessler

With the focus on return on investment and new technologies, the power industry today is much different than it was years ago. A unique set of management skills is necessary to supervise construction or retrofitting of a power generation plant, given todayí__í_íšs bottom-line emphasis on environment, fuel efficiency, up-to-date technical features, and the industryí__í_íšs loss of experienced craftsmen and supervisory personnel. This book explains the power of economics behind the industry and how to manage the finances of work activities.

Features & benefits
  • Construction management skills
  • Financial awareness tools
  • Overseas tricks of the trade
Table of Contents
  • Planning the Process
  • Understanding the Contractual Commitments
  • The Commercial Side
  • Risk Management
  • Summarizing the Contractual Responsibilities
  • Setting up the Job Site
  • Personnel
  • Controlling the Quality
  • Safety
  • Managing the Finances
  • Managing the Site Activities
  • Pulling it all Together
  • Doing it Overseas

350 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/2005
ISBN10 1-59370-029-6

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by Peter G. Hessler

With the focus on return on investment and new technologies, the power industry today is much different than it was years ago. A unique set of management skills is necessary to supervise construction or retrofitting of a power generation plant, given todayí__í_íšs bottom-line emphasis on environment, fuel efficiency, up-to-date technical features, and the industryí__í_íšs loss of experienced craftsmen and supervisory personnel. This book explains the power of economics behind the industry and how to manage the finances of work activities.

Features & benefits
  • Construction management skills
  • Financial awareness tools
  • Overseas tricks of the trade
Table of Contents
  • Planning the Process
  • Understanding the Contractual Commitments
  • The Commercial Side
  • Risk Management
  • Summarizing the Contractual Responsibilities
  • Setting up the Job Site
  • Personnel
  • Controlling the Quality
  • Safety
  • Managing the Finances
  • Managing the Site Activities
  • Pulling it all Together
  • Doing it Overseas

350 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/2005
ISBN10 1-59370-029-6

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SKU: 9781593700294
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Weight: 1.35 LBS