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24 Apr 2012
Part of the RICS NRM suite, this volume provides detailed rules for the measurement and description of building works for the purpose of obtaining tender prices.
07 May 2009
This guidance deals with the strategic and procedural matters that must be considered when carrying out building maintenance works.
07 Nov 2014
NRM provides a standard set of measurement rules and essential guidance for the cost management of construction projects and maintenance works.
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