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Building Construction Materials and Techniques by P.Purushothama Raj

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32

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

32.1 INTRODUCTION

The type of equipment to be used for a specific project depends on the scope of the project involved. Every project is executed not by department but by contracting the work. So it is the choice of contractor to use suitable equipment. If a particular equipment is required to be purchased, he has to think whether he could get the amount of investment for the equipment during the project itself.

32.2 COST OF EQUIPMENT

32.2.1 Procurement Cost

Procurement cost includes (i) the cost price of the equipment, (ii) interest on money invested on the purchase, (iii) taxes paid and (iv) insurance cost.

Evidently the owner of the equipment pays cash for the procurement of the equipment. It is to be noted that if ...

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