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BOS 163-5:2009 ed.1


Civil engineering construction –— Part 5: General (structural)

SKU: BOS 163-5:2009 ed.1 Category: Product ID: 28339

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This Botswana Standard specifies the principles, general responsibilities and requirements applicable to the construction or fabrication and erection of a structure or group of structures in concrete (cast-in-situ, precast or prestressed), steel, aluminium or structural timber. NOTE Terminology used throughout the standardized specifications is explained because, in terms of the conditions of contract, the employer, the contractor and the engineer have certain rights and obligations that can be exercised most equitably when all parties have a clear understanding of the operations that are covered by each item in the schedule of quantities. As this specification is applicable only to construction, on a prepared site or foundation, of a structure or group structures that fall within a single work classification (see Annex A to SANS 10120-1). Only one item is scheduled to cover that cost of the contractor’s obligations of a preliminary and general nature.

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