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Delay Analysis In Construction Contracts

Author : John U. L. Keane
ISBN : 9781118631171
Genre : Law
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The most significant unanticipated costs on many construction projects are the financial impacts associated with delay and disruption to the works. Assessing these, and establishing a causal link from each delay event to its effect, contractual liability and the damages experienced as a direct result of each event, can be difficult and complex. This book is a practical guide to the process of delay analysis and includes an in-depth review of the primary methods of delay analysis, together with the assumptions that underlie the precise calculations required in any quantitative delay analysis. The techniques discussed can be used on projects of any size, under all forms of construction contract, both domestic and international. The authors discuss not only delay analysis techniques, but also their appropriateness under given circumstances, demonstrating how combined approaches may be applied where necessary. They also consider problematic issues including 'who owns the float', concurrent delay, early completion programmes, and disruption. The book has been brought fully up to date, including references to the latest publications from the CIOB, AACEI and SCL, as well as current case law. Broad in scope, the book discusses the different delay analysis approaches likely to be encountered on national and international projects, and features practical worked examples and case studies demonstrating the techniques commonly used by experienced practitioners. This is an invaluable resource to programmers and schedulers, delay analysts, contractors, architects, engineers and surveyors. It will also be of interest to clients' professional advisors managing extension of time or delay claims, as well as construction lawyers who require a better understanding of the underlying assumptions on which many quantitative delay analyses are based. Reviews of First Edition "John Keane and Anthony Caletka are pukka analysts in that tricky area of delays, programming and extension of time. I highly recommend their book Delay Analysis in Construction Contracts. Buy the book." (Building Magazine, February 2009) "The book′s stated purpose is to provide a practical guide for those interested in schedule delay analysis. It provides a good in-depth review of the most common delay analysis techniques.... An excellent book, full of practical tips for the reader and very timely in its publication. It is well worth the cost and a good read for anyone involved in schedule delay analysis." (Cost Engineering, February 2009) It achieves in spades its stated aim of being a practical guide for contractors, contract administrators, programmers and delay analysts, as well as construction lawyers who require a better understanding of the underlying assumptions on which many quantitative delay analyses are based. (Construction Law Journal, 2009)
Category: Law

Construction Delay Analysis Simplified

Author : Hendrik F Prinsloo
ISBN : 9798622590917
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This book is written for busy professionals who need guidance on Delay Claims. The content is informed by intensive research conducted over many years aimed to simplify Delay Claims. The research produced a groundbreaking New Delay Analysis and formulation method. The method has been presented at numerous international conferences and is being utilized in several different countries. The easy to ready book shares information on the following key topics: - Basic and advance delay & delay analysis terminology- Delays causes (from 21 international studies on delays)- Analyze & Formulate claims for typical delays- 6 Easy Steps to Formulate Delay Claims- Explanation of common Delay Analysis Methods: -Planned vs As-Built-Impacted As-Planned-Collapsed As-Built-Window Analysis-Time-Impact Analysis- Explanation of Complex Delay Analysis Concepts -Cause & effect-Float ownership-Concurrent delays-Prospective and Retrospective delay analysis- 5 Easy Steps to Analysis delays with the new Method - How to apply this Method with construction Form Contracts - Minimize Disputes with the new delay analysis method Participants in the construction industry do not often have the time to read an entire book on a specific subject. The book is written in such a way that it can be utilized for an in-depth study into delays or as a quick reference guide for the assessment or formulation of delay claims. Practical examples are utilized to explain the delay concepts.This guide can be helpful in a number of ways to all people who at some stage or another are faced by the challenge a construction delay presents. Firstly, it will simplify the process of analysis of delay claims for those responsible for the arduous and time-consuming task. Secondly, the guide will also be helpful to the contractor to understand how delay claims are evaluated and how to formulate claims. The content is grouped in short chapters to ensure the guide can be utilized without necessarily reading all the chapters.-The basic terms, definitions, and concepts of construction delays are explained in Chapter 2. This forms the foundation the remaining chapters built upon to ultimately unveil the groundbreaking delay analysis method that was developed after several years of intense research. -What are the predominant causes of delays in construction projects? The findings of 21 independent studies on delays conducted in 16 different countries are discussed in Chapter 3. Guidance is also provided on how delay claims on each of the typical causes of delay should be dealt with. This is a very valuable tool in the assessment of delays or for the formulation of delay claims.-Chapter 4 summarizes the delay analysis methods currently utilized in the construction industry. The critique of the methods will come in handy when a choice of the delay method for a claim needs to be made.-Chapter 5 is the heart of the guide and describes the new delay analysis method in detail. This chapter will assist practitioners to navigate this potential minefield of complexities in the process of the assessment of delay claims. It also explains how to write a delay claim in 6 easy to follow steps.-Chapter 6 and 7 applies the new delay analysis method to some of the common form contracts utilized in the construction industry today.The delay analysis method described in the book is unique in that it assists practitioners holistically, incorporating all considerations in the analysis process. Other forms of guidance produce to date are mostly focused on the assessment of the criticality of the delay.

About Time

Author : Stephen Lowsley
ISBN : 1842192477
Genre : Breach of contract
File Size : 54.57 MB
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'About Time' provides a practical reference for all those working in the building & civil engineering industry who need to understand delay claims. Whether you are an industry professional, architect, engineer contractor or expert witness assessing a claim, it will provide you with clear explanations.
Category: Breach of contract

Delay And Disruption In Construction Contracts

Author : Andrew Burr
ISBN : 9781317377719
Genre : Law
File Size : 79.2 MB
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Delay and disruption in the course of construction impacts upon building projects of any scale. Now in its 5th edition Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts continues to be the pre-eminent guide to these often complex and potentially costly issues and has been cited by the judiciary as a leading textbook in court decisions worldwide, see, for example, Mirant v Ove Arup [2007] EWHC 918 (TCC) at [122] to [135] per the late His Honour Judge Toulmin CMG QC. Whilst covering the manner in which delay and disruption should be considered at each stage of a construction project, from inception to completion and beyond, this book includes: An international team of specialist advisory editors, namely Francis Barber (insurance), Steve Briggs (time), Wolfgang Breyer (civil law), Joe Castellano (North America), David-John Gibbs (BIM), Wendy MacLaughlin (Pacific Rim), Chris Miers (dispute boards), Rob Palles-Clark (money), and Keith Pickavance Comparative analysis of the law in this field in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, the United States and in civil law jurisdictions Commentary upon, and comparison of, standard forms from Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, USA and elsewhere, including two major new forms New chapters on adjudication, dispute boards and the civil law dynamic Extensive coverage of Building Information Modelling New appendices on the SCL Protocol (Julian Bailey) and the choice of delay analysis methodologies (Nuhu Braimah) Updated case law (to December 2014), linked directly to the principles explained in the text, with over 100 helpful "Illustrations" Bespoke diagrams, which are available for digital download and aid explanation of multi-faceted issues This book addresses delay and disruption in a manner which is practical, useful and academically rigorous. As such, it remains an essential reference for any lawyer, dispute resolver, project manager, architect, engineer, contractor, or academic involved in the construction industry.
Category: Law

Delay And Disruption In Construction Contracts

Author : Keith Pickavance
ISBN : 0414045203
Genre : Breach of contract
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Provides the most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of delay and disruption in construction contracts and related issues.
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Construction Delay Claims

Author : Barry B. Bramble
ISBN : 9780735592865
Genre : Law
File Size : 34.42 MB
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Contracts can be your first line of defense against delays. But they have to be drafted very carefully. Construction Delay Claims gives you an in-depth analysis of all the pertinent clauses and details what they can and can't do to minimize delays and avoid litigation. Construction Delay Claims, Fourth Edition, by Barry B. Bramble and Michael T. Callahan is written for everyone involved with delay and impact construction claims--the most common form of disputes in the construction industry. You'll find that this resource presents the most thorough, detailed review of delay claims liability available, including a complete description of the entire process for filing and pursuing claims along with more than 1,950 cases and analyses. Construction Delay Claims gives you the information you need to determine your best course of action. the book presents detailed knowledge drawn from the authors' thirty-five years of experience in the industry. You'll learn how to anticipate delays and mitigate damages through the use of advanced planning and immediate responses by the parties involved. You'll also receive helpful instructions about the best use of construction schedules to avert delays, or to prove their impact if they do occur. Construction Delay Claims keeps you completely up-to-date with the changes in the construction industry, and the construction litigation process. Coverage includes: Effective ways to challenge a claimant's use of the Total Cost Method of Calculation The effectiveness of "no damages for delay" clauses The use of ADR methods to resolve delay claims The meaning and implication of concurrent delays Cumulative impact effect of multiple change orders The impact and probability of delays in design-build, construction management, and multiple prime contracting Latest research into the effect and measurement of lost productivity The most recent assessments of how states are applying the Eichleay formula
Category: Law

Liquidated Damages And Extensions Of Time

Author : Brian Eggleston
ISBN : 1444301632
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Liquidated damages and extensions of time are complex subjects,frequently forming the basis of contract claims made under thestandard building and civil engineering contracts. Previouseditions of Liquidated Damages and Extensions of Time are highlyregarded as a guide for both construction industry professionalsand lawyers to this complex area. The law on time and damages continues to develop with an increasingflow of judgments from the courts. Alongside this, the standardforms of contract have also developed over time to reflectprevailing approaches to contractual relationships. Against thisbackground a third edition will be welcomed by constructionprofessionals and lawyers alike. Retaining the overall approach ofthe previous editions, the author clarifies, in a highly readablebut legally rigorous way, the many misunderstandings on time anddamages which abound in the construction industry. The thirdedition takes account of a large volume of new case law since theprevious edition was published over ten years ago, includes a newchapter on delay analysis and features significantly expandedchapters on penalty clauses, the effects of conditions precedentand time-bars, and the complexities of causation.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Delays

Author : Roger Gibson
ISBN : 9781134281725
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book provides guidance on delay analysis, particularly in relation to extension of time submissions. It gives readers the information and practical details to be considered in formulating and resolving extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims. Useful guidance and recommended good practice is given on all the common delay analysis techniques, and worked examples of extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims are included. Written in a practical and user-friendly style, the book includes helpful charts and graphics. It will be useful for construction professionals dealing with extensions of time and delay claims, and for lawyers and others who are involved in the contentious side of the construction and engineering industries. Roger Gibson has over 40 years of planning & programming experience in the construction and engineering industries. During the latter part of his career his has received many appointments as an Expert in time-related disputes.
Category: Technology & Engineering