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Cost control in the construction industry

J. Gobourne

Cost control in the construction industry

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Published by Newrus-Butterworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJ. Gobourne.
The Physical Object
Pagination150p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20001519M


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