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QUANTITY, pleading. That which is susceptible of measure.
     2. It is a general rule that, when the declaration alleges an injury to goods and chattels, or any contract relating to them, their quantity should be stated. Gould on Pl. c. 4, Sec. 35. And in actions for the recovery of real estate, the quantity of the land should be specified. Bract. 431, a; 11 Co. 25 b, 55 a; Doct. Pl. 85, 86; 1 East, R. 441; 8 East, R. 357; 13 East, R. 102; Steph. Pl. 314, 315.

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It is quantity surveyors who bring those balances, Mr Mandere said.
The pay is good - quantity surveyors can expect a starting salary of about PS20,000 rising to upwards of PS50,000 for senior chartered surveyors.
"One of the common generalisations about quantity surveyors is they are 'brick-counters'.
Attitudes towards the value that independent quantity surveyors bring to projects needs to change but the situation in the region is improving.
"I'm pleased to say Jones Bros trainee engineers, trainee quantity surveyors and apprentices these days are paid far more than that."
JOB DESCRIPTION: Quantity surveyors, who may also be known as cost consultants or commercial managers, deal with the financial side of build-ing and civil engineering projects, making sure they are as profitable and efficient as possible.
In the 1970s, the role of a quantity surveyor was defined to ensure that the resources of the construction industry are utilized to the best advantage of society by providing inter alia the financial management of projects and a cost consultancy service to clients and designers during the whole construction process.
Making up the new recruits is Samuel Russell who has joined the firm's Bristol office as a quantity surveyor.
Maureen left the company in 1967 and her husband, Trevor, who was a quantity surveyor, left in 1969.
As a quantity surveyor, my job is about ensuring value for money.
Willis's practice and procedure for the quantity surveyor, 13th ed.
Nolan, who is a qualified quantity surveyor, said that his training gives him an advantage of being able to accurately place suitable candidates into the market.