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October 2018

CERT hosted its annual conference on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 22-23, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport in Dallas, Tex. Over the two-day conference, attendees heard presentations from industry professionals, an attorney and members on various timely topics affecting consulting estimators and the profession. The program provided an ideal opportunity for members, estimators and vendors to gather, network, hear educational presentations, socialize and...

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Gordian/RS Means has provided a significant corporate sponsorship of CERT. As part of this new relationship, CERT is offering a 30% discount to its members on all RSMeans costing materials (books and electronic publications) until the end of the year. CERT members have the opportunity to earn money from RSMeans by validating its productivity rates. The savings are substantial, particularly now that membership in CERT is prorated from now until...

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The trend of hiring independent consulting estimators is gaining momentum. While many construction companies are now subcontracting their estimating projects to independent firms, others choose to integrate the consulting estimator into their in-house teams. [su_document url="http://www.certusa.org/wp-content/uploads/DevelopingTrendDCDSeptOct2018-1.pdf"]http://nebula.wsimg.com/aedc6e0b89a8a88ebec3b420742781c1?AccessKeyId=56B290F21DDA5DAE274B&disposition=0&alloworigin=1[/su_document]By Rifka Malik, CPESC, CPE      ...

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Welcome to our newest members SDJ Resources, LLC and Preferred Construction Management! Congratulations to CERT President David Battle and his firm, Pre Construction Services, Inc. for receiving a prestigious one-year validation from CERT! Members can take advantage of CERT's special validation offer that is available only until Nov. 1, 2018, for a discounted fee of only $125 and two client references. For additional information about the offer and the...

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