Moving the Earth - The Workbooks of Excavation
The definitive guide to earthmoving and machines--fully updated
"The most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available." -- Construction Methods & Equipment
"The down-in-the-dirt standard work for the excavation industry." -- Military Engineer
Completely revised throughout for the latest methods, equipment, and regulations, Moving the Earth, Fifth Edition is the industry-standard source of practical expertise for the excavation and construction industries. This all-inclusive workbook covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task.
The Fifth Edition includes new information on international developments in earthwork construction, updated OSHA excavation safety standards, and both SI and U.S. customary units. Detailed and comprehensive, this practical, on-the-job guide is as indispensable as your hard hat.
- Land clearing and controls
- Surveys and measurements
- Rock, soil, and mud
- Ditching and dewatering
- Ponds and earth dams
- Landscaping and agricultural grading
- Blasting and tunneling
- Pit operation
- Costs and management