Project management for construction superintendents by Francis D. Begley

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Published by Saunders of Toronto in [Don Mills, Ont.] .

Written in English

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  • Construction industry -- Management.,
  • Building -- Superintendence.

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Statement[by] Francis D. Begley.
LC ClassificationsTH438 .B39
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 133 p.
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5396817M
ISBN 100887620035
LC Control Number72857503

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