CONTRACT COSTING Definition

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CONTRACT COSTING is mainly associated with civil engineering works, although sometimes also with the manufacture of a major engineering structure over a considerable time (for example, a contract to manufacture a turbine generator).

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STUMPAGE refers to: a. Timber in standing trees; usually sold without the land at a fixed price per tree or per stump, the stumps being counted when the land is cleared. (NOTE: Only trees above a certain size are allowed to be cut by loggers buying stumpage from the owners of land) or, b. A tax on the amount of timber cut, regulated by the price of lumber.

ONE-SIDED MARKET (ONE-WAY MARKET), in securities, is a market environment in which only a bid or an offer is shown, as opposed to making a market, where both a bid and an offer are shown.

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