Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement

The Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement – CESMM – has been well established for over 20 years as the standard for the preparation of bills of quantities in civil engineering work. This much anticipated fourth edition, CESMM4, brings the method into line with changes in industry practices and extends its usages into all new areas.

Using a laser measure to work out distances
Using a laser measure to work out distances

Who wrote this?

The Institution of Civil Engineers.

When?

The Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement (CESMM) was first introduced in 1976 and its latest fourth edition was published in April 2012.

Why?

The object of CESMM is to set out the procedure to which a Bill of Quantities should be prepared and priced and the quantities of work expressed and measured. The fourth edition brings the method into line with changes in industry practices and extends its usages into some new areas.

Who should read this?

CESMM4 is an invaluable guide for anyone who needs to prepare bills of quantities in civil engineering work and competitive tenders with claims to sustainability based on real and reliable data.

Content

CESMM4:

  • Incorporates the newest technologies so it is completely up to date with current practices
  • Is contract neutral – so you can use it in more places
  • Retains the established structure of CESMM – so there is no need to change your business practices, or to retrain, and therefore there are no time or cost implications
  • Includes a completely updated Rail section

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