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  • 1.  [22nd Feb'24] Seminar - "Validating / Review of a Capital Cost Estimate"

    Posted 01-28-2024 04:07 PM
    Edited by Carsten-Florian Bruns 01-29-2024 08:45 AM

    Please join AACE Section UK for a webinar on


    "Validating / Review of a Capital Cost Estimate"


    When:  Feb 22nd, 2024 from 18:00 to 19:00 AM (GMT)

    Presented by: John G McConville CCP (Owner / CEO - Compass International)

    Hosted by: Carsten-Florian Bruns  (Chair AACE Section UK)


    Registration: Register here

    -Virtual Event-



    John will discuss; 

    • Owners need for accurate capital cost estimates of future construction projects.  Costs for budgeting purposes early in the procurement process when minimal detailed design
    • Information engineering deliverables is available is required, or when an EPC company has provided a detailed cost proposal to complete the work.


    Validation / review methods:

    • Review & critique Scope of Work
    • Review CAPEX estimating practices, procedures & tools.
    • Location factors were they used to adjust conceptual cost estimates by project location.
    • Estimating checklists applicable to Conceptual / FEED / Funding & Detailed Lump Sum estimates.
    • Utilize historical benchmarks & cost metrics from our cost data library related to 100's of Oil & Gas / Power / Industrial / Process / Commercial Projects. 
    • Evaluate the state of the project engineering, procurement & construction deliverables that were used in preparing the estimate.
    • Small and large projects. 
    • Finally deliver an independent assessment of project risks, challenges, future escalation & contingency funds necessary to safeguard the projects viability.


    John will share some of his experiences and lessons learned over his 40 year career.





    AACE Section UK - https://communities.aacei.org/aaceunitedkingdomsection/home

    on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aaceuk 


    John G. McConville, CCP

    Owner & Operations Director Compass International www.compassinternational.net

    Publisher of (9) USA & International Construction Cost Databases: www.compassinternational.net/books/ 

    Carsten-Florian Bruns, LL.M., Prince2ยฎ, PPC
    AACE Section UK Chair

  • 2.  RE: [22nd Feb'24] Seminar - "Validating / Review of a Capital Cost Estimate"

    Posted 9 days ago
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    Just 2 days left until our webinar

    ๐™‘๐™–๐™ก๐™ž๐™™๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ/๐™๐™š๐™ซ๐™ž๐™š๐™ฌ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™– ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™€๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ข๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š

    ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Date & Time: Feb 22nd, 2024, 18:00 to 19:00 (GMT)
    ๐Ÿ“ Virtual Venue: MS Teams
    ๐Ÿ• Duration: 1 Hour

    Presented by:
    ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ John G. McConville CCP - Owner/CEO - Compass International

    Hosted by:
    ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Carsten-Florian Bruns, LL.M., Prince2ยฎ - Chair, AACE Section UK

    Registration Link: https://lnkd.in/eazC3Xte

    ๏ผซ๏ฝ…๏ฝ™ ๏ผค๏ฝ‰๏ฝ“๏ฝƒ๏ฝ•๏ฝ“๏ฝ“๏ฝ‰๏ฝ๏ฝŽ ๏ผฐ๏ฝ๏ฝ‰๏ฝŽ๏ฝ”๏ฝ“๏ผš
    *Owners' need for accurate capital cost estimates.
    *Reviewing scope of work and CAPEX estimating practices.
    *Utilizing historical benchmarks and cost metrics for project viability.

    Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from John McConville's 40 years of expertise in cost engineering! ๐ŸŒ

    Carsten-Florian Bruns, LL.M., Prince2ยฎ, PPC
    AACE Section UK Chair

  • 3.  RE: [22nd Feb'24] Seminar - "Validating / Review of a Capital Cost Estimate"

    Posted 6 days ago

    A heartfelt thank you to all the incredible participants who made our recent webinar on "Validating/Review of a Capital Cost Estimate" an engaging and insightful experience! ๐Ÿš€

    Your active participation and thought-provoking questions brought vibrancy to the discussion, creating a dynamic learning environment. ๐ŸŒ

    Special appreciation to our distinguished speaker, John G McConville, CCP, whose wealth of knowledge and passion for the subject added immense value to the session. ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

    Stay tuned as we compile and publish the remaining questions from the video chat on our LinkedIn page and the AACE Section UK community (this).

    Let's continue the dialogue and foster a community of continuous learning! ๐Ÿค

    For those of you who missed the webinar or like to re-watch it, we are making an uncut recording available to AACE members.
    For this, please follow this link:
    RE-watch the Webinar

    Thank you for being part of the AACE Section UK journey. ๐Ÿ™

    #AACEUK #Webinar #CommunityEngagement #ContinuousLearning ๐Ÿš€

    Carsten-Florian Bruns, LL.M., Prince2ยฎ, PPC
    AACE Section UK Chair