direct cost

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direct cost

[də¦rekt ′kȯst]
(industrial engineering)
The cost in goods and labor to produce a product which would not be spent if the product were not made.
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Decrease in prime cost of desalinated water can be reached mainly due to increase of efficiency of the compressor and increase of a heat transfer coefficient of evaporator-condenser.
Further operation of the plant will require additional supply of 502 million cubic meters of gas, while the prime cost of 1 kWh of such electricity would make 5.69 som, the Ministry explained.
In this regard, the prime cost of mining increases because of need of involvement of additional forces and means in process of development.
Findings show that the average costs of breast sonography and mammography per patient were 3.13 and 10.98 US dollars respectively for the hospital (the average cost was estimated based on the prime cost; Table 1).
It contains general pricing information on various construction specialisms; current industry wages and labor rates; prices per functional unit and square metre rates for various building types, building cost models and approximate elemental estimating rates; prices for measured work; fees for professional services, including quantity surveyors, architects' and consulting engineers, and planning application fees; day work and prime cost; addresses and contact information for useful trade associations and professional bodies; tables of general formulae, weights and quantities of materials; and other design criteria and memoranda associated with each trade.
This will lead to wheat's prime cost going up and, therefore, increase its added value.
There is no doubt that the projects of Sadarah, the refinery and manufacturing and energy services contribute significantly to the achievement of these goals." He pointed out that part of the project of Sadarah and SATORP will be offered in the future to citizens, at prime cost.
The price structures will have to take into account: the prime cost, overheads, margins, markup, sales taxes and so on.
Instead of going into detail and calculating dedicated cost (and prime cost) values for the various services or organizational units they apply simplified and unified average values in the planning of operational processes.
1934 1935 1936 1937 $391,000 $496,600 $756,000 $1,900,0000 Earlier articles discussing IHM's case failed to explain how Marien accomplished this financial manipulation other than to comment that he "wrote-up" the accounts, even though the primary manipulation turned out to be an understatement of "prime cost of sales." The understatement eventually caused the higher than normal net-income figures.
Manufacturers executed the orders on the principles of prime cost plus basis (materials plus wages and machining costs etc) plus ten per cent.
Renovating the production will help reduce the prime cost of the cars what, in turn, will increase the sales.