Methodology Proposed for New Construction-Specific Index

Sawyer, Tom
January 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/31/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 4, p15
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the preparation of a new productivity index for building construction. Preston H. Haskell, chairman of Haskell Co., laid out a methodology for creating the index for building construction on January 20, 2005 at the Technology for Construction conference at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas, Nevada. Haskell said that data applied in this way indicate construction productivity has increased about 33% over the past four decades, which is about half the rate of U.S. non-farm industry.


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