Estimating Software with Onscreen Takeoff

Affordable construction estimating in the Cloud

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CostMiner estimating software: onscreen takeoff.
CostMiner is powerful yet affordable.
Bid with confidence

CostMiner helps general contractor and subcontractor streamline their estimating process and perform accurate construction cost estimating with little effort.

Simple yet powerful

Our customers often mention two things that they like about CostMiner: its Simplicity and its Features.

Do not spend a fortune

At $25 per month, you will not find a better deal. Most estimating packages for construction industry cost thousands upfront. With CostMiner, you get feature-rich construction estimating software for a reasonable price.

On-screen Takeoff

Measure lengths, areas and volumes and count objects in PDFs and DWGs with takeoff panel integrated into the estimating screen.

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Construction Estimating

Create job estimates using templates and predefined simple and composite rates, and then issue quotes or export to Excel.

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Progress Claims

Track the progress of your construction projects and generate progress claims for the customers with retention.

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Reporting

Build reports to analyse business performance and accuracy of rates.

Online

With data safely stored in the Cloud, connect from Window or Mac.

Multi-user

Work on your cost estimates together with other people on the team.

What our customers are saying

"CostMiner is simple and intuitive, it is always available as long as you are connected to the Internet, works on multiple platforms, constantly evolves and has exceptional support. I could not be more satisfied, and it is true that a good part of the success of our business is due to the help of CostMiner."

Bruno Rodrigues, JGR Construções, Portugal

"CostMiner is the most beneficial and cost-effective QS system we have used, and we are pleased to have changed to it. It is so accurate and easy to use. The support we had setting it up was great, and with their help set it up specifically for our needs. I would highly recommend trying it."

Dion Kerr, MR Box, New Zealand

Demos and Tutorials

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Learn how to estimate a job with the CostMiner takeoff software.

Tutorials

  • Estimate Templates

    An Estimate Template in CostMiner can be thought of as an advanced pricelist that in addition to item descriptions and rates defines the structure of the estimate with all required headings. For example, when you add a new item 'Excavator' form the template, the system also creates 'Site preparation' and 'Equipment hire' headings above it or places the item where it is supposed to be if the headings already exist.

  • How to Use Job Templates with Shared Quantities and Measurements

    Combining the Shared Quantities and Measurements feature of CostMiner with the Job Templates allows completing construction takeoff for a typical project within a few clicks on the plan and creating a cost estimate without entering any additional data.

Pricing

You are paying
  • AUD $25.00 per month for each user.
  • No set-up or cancelation fee.
  • Up-size or down-size as you go.
  • No need to save credit card details - renew subscription yourself or set up automatic monthly payments.
You are getting
  • Access to the system.
  • Unlimited e-mail support during extended office hours.
  • Submitting feature requests (subject to feasibility and prioritisation at the discretion of the CostMiner team).

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Also, we offer a free takeoff tool, which is a limited version of the take-off facility of CostMiner.

Customer Support

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We provide unlimited e-mail support from Monday to Friday between 8am and 9pm (Sydney time, GMT+10) and aim to answer all questions within 1-2 hours.

Help us improve CostMiner

If you have a suggestion, please let us know, and we will try our best to incorporate it into the software as soon as possible.

Unlimited e-mail support