The management of setting out in construction
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Published by Thomas Telford in London .
Written in English


  • Construction industry -- Great Britain -- Management.,
  • Industrial project management -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jim Smith.
SeriesICE design and practice guide
ContributionsSmith, Jim., Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors., Institution of Civil Engineers.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22082871M
ISBN 100727726145

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