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Last edited 12 Jun 2018
Maintenance contractor’s management and administration
The New Rules of Measurement (NRM) are published by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). They provide a standard set of measurement rules for estimating, cost planning, procurement and whole-life costing for construction projects.
According to NRM3: Order of cost estimating and cost planning for building maintenance works, the term ‘maintenance contractor’ (or prime contractor) refers to:
Maintenance contractor’s management and administration are:
‘…items that cannot be allocated to a specific element, sub-element or component. These include the costs associated with management and staff, site establishment, temporary services, security, safety and environmental protection, control and protection, commonly used plant and equipment, relevant temporary works, the maintenance of site records, completion and post-completion requirements, waste disposal, fees and charges, sites services and insurances, bonds, guarantees and warranties. These exclude costs associated with subcontractor’s or work package contractor’s management and administration costs.’
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