Info, Data & Software

The following listing provides some additional sources of international cost and project management data and information. Click on the items of interest for details.

This partial listing is for information only and does not constitute endorsement by the International Cost Engineering Council. The Council welcomes suggestions for listing of additional sources. To suggest additional entries contact ICEC.

  • Architectural Record – Online resource of the architectural community with continuing eduction courses, news, buyer’s guide, etc;
  • ARES Corporation – Provider of PRISM software products including PRISM Project Estimator and PRISM Project Manager;
  • Associated Construction Publications – Publisher of 14 regional magazines focused on highway and heavy construction and cost data;
  • Blue Book of Building and Construction – Directory of regional, categorized construction information and services;
  • Building Systems Design, Inc. – Provider of CostLink/CM cost estimating software;
  • Clark Reports – Provider of industrial project information for North America;
  • Cleopatra Enterprise – Provider of cost engineering software;
  • CMD First Source – A building product information source. Producer of CSI’s SPEC-DATA® and MANU-SPEC® and CADBlocks to deliver manufacturer’s technical product data, proprietary specifications, and drawings;
  • Computer Guidance Corporation – Provider of project management, construction management, and bid solicitation software;
  • ConstructionRisk.Com – An online construction risk management library;
  • ConstructionWebLinks.com – A guide to construction resources on the Internet. ConstructionWebLinks.com indexes, profiles and links to more than 2,500 different web sites with information useful to construction industry professionals;
  • CostDataOnLine.com.Electronic publisher of Richardson’s Process Plant Construction Cost Estimating Standards, CostDataOnLine.com, Richardson’s Dynamic Data, Richardson’s General Construction Estimating Standards, and Richardson’s International Construction Factors Location Cost Manual;
  • Cost Xpert Group, Inc. – Provider of software cost estimating tools, training, and consulting;
  • Costrac – Project cost management software;
  • CPR International, Inc. – Provider of Visual Estimator construction cost estimating and bidding system; GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel general construction cost estimating system for MS Excel; and Plan Takeoff construction plan takeoff system;
  • CRC Press – Publisher of the Marcel Dekker cost engineering series books on cost engineering and project management topics;
  • Cyber City – Website providing labor rate and tax information for Jordan and information on the Arab Free Trade Agreement;
  • Deltek – A leading provider of cost and schedule project management software;
  • Design Build Magazine – Information on project delivery via the design-build method of constructionEarned Value Management – Information on earned value project management;
  • EC Harris Capital Projects and Facilities Consultants – Online publisher of Global Review which provides comparative building construction costs, tax rate information, GDP forecasts, and retail price inflation forecasts for many countries;
  • Engineering News Record Magazine – Weekly news magazine serving the building and construction industry. Compiler of building and construction cost indexes. Frequent articles concerning international costs and a special quarterly cost edition;
  • Faithful & Gould – Publisher of International Construction Cost Intelligence;
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Site provides foreign exchange rates and other financial information;
  • Frank R Walker Company – Publisher of the Building Estimator’s Reference Book;
  • FWDodge.Com: The Construction Project Marketplace – A searchable online database of over 500,000 construction projects worldwide;
  • InSite Software – Provider of earthwork and utility estimating software
  • Integrated Management Concepts Inc. – Provider of MicroFusion Millennium cost and earned value management software;
  • International Project Estimating Software – An estimating system for major international infrastructure and internationally tendered projects;
  • International Group for Lean Construction – A network of professionals and researchers in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) who feel that the practice, education, and research of AEC have to be radically renewed in order to respond to the challenges ahead. Site includes numerous papers;
  • InterPlan Systems Inc. – Provider of eTaskMaker™ project planning software and ATC Professional™ project management software (for oil refining and petrochemical plant maintenance turnarounds);
  • Kildrummy, Inc. – Provider of CostMANAGER project controls software;
  • Marshall and Swift – Publisher of construction cost data and compiler of cost indexes;
  • Maxwell Systems – Provider of earth-measuring and estimating software for the construction industry;
  • McGraw-Hill Construction Information Group – Construction news and links to various sources of construction and cost information;
  • Meridian Project Systems – Provider of project management software systems;
  • Method123 – Provider of forms and templates for project management;
  • Norwegian Center for Project Management – Sponsors research on management by projects, virtual project organizations, managing
    external relations, and project management in practice;
  • Norwegian Statistical Bureau (Statistic Sentralbyrå) – Maintains a database economic and statistical information for Norway. Publishes Monthly Bulletin of Statistics which contains construction cost information;
  • OANDA.com: The Currency Site – A multi-lingual currency converter which converts currency amounts for 164 countries at the exchange rates on any given day;
  • OnTrack Engineering Ltd. – Developer and provider of CostTrack™ integrated project controls software package;
  • Oracle – Distributor of Crystal Ball® risk analysis software;
  • Palisade Corporation – Distributor of software and publications in risk analysis, decision analysis, and optimization including @RISK software for risk analysis;
  • Planning Planet – A database and discussion forum for construction project planners and managers;
  • Primavera Systems, Inc. – A leading provider of cost and schedule project management software;
  • Project Perfect – Project Perfect provides white papers on project management topics, as well as project management software, consulting services and project management assessment via email survey;
  • Process Register – Online suppliers guide for the process industries;
  • Project 2000 – A project management research and development program for Europe;
  • Project Management Discussion – Includes information and links about all aspects of project management;
  • Project Manager Training – Site offers free project management articles, book chapters, a free monthly newsletter, and project management training courses;
  • Pronamics Pty. Ltd. – Suppliers of elemental estimating software for engineering and construction;
  • ProVoc Project Control Engineers: National Vocational Qualifications – ProVoc is a steering Committee raising the profile of United Kingdom National and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (N/SVQ) for Project Management and Project Control staff in industry and commerce;
  • Rational Concepts Inc. – Provider of Internet-based cost/schedule project management software;
  • The Rawlinsons Group – Publisher of cost reference books for Australia and the Asia-Pacific region;
  • RedVector.com – Provider of on-line continuing education (CPD) courses for architects, engineers, contractors, and surveyors;
  • Reed Business Information – Scandinavia – Provider of construction project information for Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden;
  • Reed Construction Data – A group of companies providing data and information services for the construction industry;
  • Ron Winter Consulting. – Provider of Schedule Analyzer schedule review software;
  • RS Means Co. – A leading publisher of construction cost data books and reference books;
  • Steelonthenet.Com. – Steel industry web site providing global steel pricing information and industry news;
  • Sweets.com: The Construction Product Marketplace – Industry and product information, specifications and drawings on over 25,000 building products and built-in RFQ/RFP functions;
  • Sage Software – Pprovider of Timberline estimating software and other software for construction and other industries;
  • T & F Built Environment – Publisher the E & FN Spon cost reference books;
  • US Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Indexes – Provides “Producer Price Indexes” for commodities and industrial products;
  • US Bureau of Labor Statistics Foreign Labor Statistics – Provides labor cost information and statistics for many countries;
  • US COST – Provider of SuccessEstimator software for cost estimating and management;
  • Varela Ingenieria de Costos – Publisher of many cost data books for Mexico and other Latin American countries.
  • WinEstimator Inc.® – Provider of WinEst® software for project cost estimating.