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What Contracting Strategy Works for Aggregate Facilities?

Posted by Raymond Perr, PE

Jul 29, 2015 10:31:01 AM

BUILDING NEW AGGREGATE FACILITIES

What is the most effective contracting strategy to procure the engineering, equipment, materials and construction to build a new aggregate plant and material handling equipment? 

  • Does it make sense to purchase the final engineering separately, or is buying it along with the construction the way to go? 
  • Should structural steel and major equipment components, like screens and crushers, be purchased directly by an owner or is it more effective for these items be included as part of general design build/turnkey contract?

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Topics: aggregate facilities