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January 11, 2013 - Available from ASTM International, Manual 65, Application of ASTM E2691, Standard Practice for Job Productivity Measurement includes individual efficiencies of labor and other resources, general contractor vs. subcontractor models, scheduling, planning, jobsite flow, on-site correction to reduce waste, and case studies. Topics cover system productivity, construction financial models, labor productivity, common cause variation, and billing based on JPM.

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ASTM International Releases New Manual on Standard Practice for Job Productivity Measurement

Press release date: January 9, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —Manual 65, Application of ASTM E2691, Standard Practice for Job Productivity Measurement, is a new publication available from ASTM International.

This comprehensive manual describes the user’s experience with ASTM E2691, Standard Practice for Job Productivity Measurement (JPM). This manual includes individual efficiencies of labor and other resources, general contractor vs. subcontractor models, scheduling, planning, jobsite flow, on-site correction to reduce waste and case studies.

Topics cover:
• System productivity,
• Construction financial models,
• Labor productivity,
• JPM,
• JPM case applications,
• Common cause variation, and
• Billing based on JPM.

Manual 65, Application of ASTM E2691, Standard Practice for Job Productivity Measurement, is available for $79 USD in print (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7037-7; Stock # MNL65) or as an E-Book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7039-1; Stock #: MNL65-EB).

To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM; sales@astm.org).

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org

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