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    CIVIL WORKS DATABASE

    MASONRY WORKS
    CLOUD DEDICATED COST DATABASE FOR COST ESTIMATING TEAMS

    CAF-CAPEX DATABASE is a structured and comprehensive knowledge base designed to Cost Estimating professionals, the estimators can choose from parametric equipment models to detailed unit-rate data for all typical project disciplines, which include other parameters like Installation Mhrs and weights.

    With the central database architecture of CAF-CORPORATION, client knowledge remains secure and available when they need it, and options for customized databases are available as per client request.

    The CAF-CAPEX DATABASE information has been previously benchmarked with other third parties Databases, for example, some well-known datasets such as Compass International, Richardson and Page & Nations. In that benchmarking process, CAF-CORPORATION has applied the International statistic standards to obtain trusted data based on regression analysis methodology which include the feature to be real time updated using an owned Cost Index Database (CAF-COST INDEX DATABASE).

    Masonry work is a complex of processes that includes, in addition to the basic processes (the laying of brick or other stone in mortar, the delivery and laying out of the stone, and the smoothing of the mortar), related auxiliary processes (the erection of scaffolding and trestles and preparation of the materials at the construction site).
    In ancient times, skilled masons erected stone buildings and complex engineering works (towers, arched bridges, and domes); however, the masonry work was done slowly, and the methods changed little over the centuries. Masonry work was done by hand; the master masons usually performed all the preparatory and transport jobs at the site and prepared the mortar and delivered it to the work area themselves. In building walls, cumbersome scaffolding was erected to their full height. The work was done only in the warm seasons. In the early 20th century, measures were taken in the developed countries to improve masonry work (mechanization of the delivery of materials and the preparation of mortar).

    Available Database Families

    • QE1100 – CONCRETE BLOCK MASONRY
    • QE1101 – LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE BLOCK
    • QE1102 – SCREEN BLOCKS
    • QE1103 – SURFACE BONDED CONCRETE BLOCKS
    • QE1104 – ACCESSORY MATERIALS
    • QE1105 – SPLIT FACE CONCRETE BLOCKS
    • QE1106 – FLUTED CONCRETE BLOCKS
    • QE1107 – SLUMP CONCRETE BLOCKS
    • QE1108 – GLAZED CONCRETE BLOCKS
    • QE1109 – THROUGH THE WALL HOLLOW CLAY UNITS
    • QE1110 – GLASS BLOCK PARTITIONS
    • QE1210 – BRICK MASONRY UNITS
    • QE1220 – ACCESSORY MATERIALS
    • QE1310 – IMSI® CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT (CMU)
    • QE1401 – RANDOM RUBBLE
    • QE1402 – SPLIT ASHLAR
    • QE1403 – ROUND RUBBLE
    • QE1404 – INDIANA LIMESTONE
    • QE1405 – MARBLE AND GRANITE
    • QE1500 – ACID BRICK TILE FLOORS
    • QE1600 – BRICK FLOORS AND STAIRWAYS

    CIVIL WORKS DATABASE

    DATABASE PRICE

    420
    / Per year
    • SITE DEVELOPMENT WORKS
    • BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION WORKS
    • CONCRETE WORKS
    • MASONRY WORKS
    • STRUCTURAL STEEL WORKS
    SITE DEVELOPMENT WORKS
    BUILDINGS CONSTRUCTION WORKS
    CONCRETE WORKS
    MASONRY WORKS
    STRUCTURAL STEEL WORKS

    RECOMMENDED DEAL

    PREMIUM DATABASE MEMBERSHIP

    All databases and applications included

    DATABASE PRICE

    2,400
    / Per year
    • PROCESS EQUIPMENT
    • PROCESS PIPING & PIPELINES
    • CIVIL WORKS
    • RENTAL EQUIPMENT RATES
    • ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENTATION
    • OPEX / ABEX-DECAB DATABASE
    • ENGINEERING – HOME OFFICE
    • OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
    • RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
    • PROJECT COST BENCHMARKING
    • WORLDWIDE LOCATION FACTOR
    • CAF- COST INDEXES
    CAF-CAPEX ALL IN ONE - PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    We’re ready to transform the way you Estimate your Project.

    When we say all in one, we certainly strive that all the tools that a Cost Estimating Professional needs are integrated. The growth process of the Databases and Tools is done in accordance with the requirements of the users.
    You can find the databases, tools and techniques to Estimate your Project, or we can tailor it to suit your needs.
    These Databases were designed with the objective of providing information necessary to carry out cost estimates for Industrial Projects, based on generic cost curves for several types of equipment families, generated through benchmarking techniques and Multiple Regression Analysis.
    The comparative curves simulate Component Cost as a function of a capacity variable or combination of variables. The cost curves, man hours of installation and other information contained in this application can be used to develop the total cost of capital (CAPEX) of a process plant or any construction infrastructure.

    These databases are time & location adjustable online.

    At your disposal cost index and location factor tools, you can adjust them using “Caf-Cost-Index” and “Caf-Capex Location Factor” online, do not waste time waiting for an updated edition, you will always have the information up to date.

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