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Production standards

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by forestfireguy, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    Somebody has a book out there with standard production times for various landscape,construction and snow removal tasks, who knows the title and author ? I'm sure there are probably several, if anyone uses one or another pro/cons of each would be appreicated.

    Thanks,

    Ed
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2009
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    SIMA has a production rates for different pieces of equipment .
    Good to join it.
    www.sima.org
    put Grandview as your referral.
     
  3. mdrier

    mdrier Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    I have seen the book and taken notes on him. I cant remember his name though.
     
  4. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    i know in Canada the government has one, but they only give it for official govt buisness, BUT, I have seen it, but never owned one
     
  5. snowguys

    snowguys Senior Member
    Messages: 708


    so if i use your name do i get a free tshirt????? xysport
     
  6. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    If you like Ford trucks!
     
  7. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,919

    Jim Huston or Frank Ross?
     
  8. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Phil Nilsson?
     
  9. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,919

    He's an idiot.
     
  10. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,276

    I found the one I was looking for, It's the JR Huston book.

    Thanks guys