The Contractor’s NEC3 ECC Handbook

The NEC3 ECC contract is now extremely popular and is used in many countries for projects as wide ranging as residential apartments to airports and everything in between. Its clarity, collaborative working ethos and flexibility is hugely appealing to Employers,...

NEC4 is coming….

First there was the New Engineering Contract, followed closely by its successor, the NEC2, but it wasn’t until the arrival of the NEC3 that the contract became popular and widely used. Twelve years after the launch of the NEC3, we can now look forward to the new,...

A Practical Guide to Project Bank Accounts

Project Bank Accounts, often abbreviated to ‘PBAs’, are ring-fenced accounts whose only purpose is to channel payments, for construction projects, to Contractors and certain Subcontractors and Suppliers. This has the effect of both ensuring payment is made on time to...

AS11000 – Training

Australian Standards will soon be issuing a new form of contract, AS11000, along with a suite of companion documents including subcontracts, explanatory notes and the like. Originally planned for release in November 2016, a further draft copy is expected to be issued...