The International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) is an nonpolitical and nonprofit organization which was founded in 1976 with the object of promoting cooperation between national and multinational cost engineering, quantity surveying and project management organizations worldwide for their mutual wellbeing and that of their individual members.
ICEC member societies are located in more than 40 countries, and have chapters or sections in many additional countries. Through these chapters and sections, ICEC has access to more than 120,000 cost engineers and project managers in over 120 different nations. Regular ICEC meetings are attended by delegates of the member societies where subjects of common interests are exchanged and discussed. Each member society has one vote on the Council.
» Read more: What is the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)?
‘Women in project management’ is an interview with Dr Alexia Nalewaik- Senior Vice-Chair of the ICEC Executive Board and Deanne Earle the Director of Unlike Before Ltd conducted by KnowledgeTrain.
Please click on the following link to access the interview article: ‘Women in project management’
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The 30th edition of the DACE Price Booklet, in combination with the new website www.dacepricebooklet.com, is out now!
The 30th edition of the DACE Price Booklet offers invaluable guidance while preparing and comparing cost estimates. The booklet and website provide (online) cost information for almost any part of industrial process facilities. Specific and detailed information is available for various disciplines, such as process, piping, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, structural and civil engineering. Composite unit rates are given for surface area of production, warehouse, office and laboratory facilities.
The DACE Price Booklet and website represent actual costs incurred by members of the DACE Special Interest Group Cost Engineering Process Industry: Cost experts who are actively involved in investment projects, at the core of practice. As such, this kind of pricing has great additional value in comparison to catalogue prices.
To order DACE Price Booklet or take out a subscription, please visit www.dacepricebooklet.com or www.bimmedia.nl.
ICEC is an NGO (Non Government Organisation) in Roster Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. This status was granted on the 21 July 2006.
More information about this Roster Consultative Status can be found at the ECOSOC website at: http://csonet.org/
This website includes basic facts about this ECOSOC status and a guide on “Working with ECOSOC – an NGOs Guide to Consultative Status”. This can be found and downloaded at: http://csonet.org/index.php?menu=17
The ICEC Council Meeting is held every 2 years in conjunction with the biennial ICEC World Congresses.
The 2012 ICEC Council Meeting was held on Sunday 24 June 2012 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. A pre-Council meeting was also held the day before (Saturday 23 June 2012) for the ICEC Executive Officers and Regional Directors/Assistant Secretaries.
The ICEC Council meeting was held in conjunction with the ICEC 8th World Congress held from 23-27 June 2012 at the same venue in Durban, South Africa.
Minutes of the meeting and the Meeting Agenda Book have been posted on the ICEC website in the Members section.
» Read more: ICEC 2012 Council Meeting – 24 June 2012, Durban South Africa
A compilation of classic CE, QS and PM papers published by ICEC members or presented at Member Congresses and Forums.
» Read more: ICEC International Cost Management Journal