Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract: A Practical Handbook

2nd Edition

Kelvin Hughes

Routledge
Published August 3, 2018
Reference - 292 Pages
ISBN 9781138499720 - CAT# K374994
Series: Understanding Construction

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Summary

As usage of the NEC family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract’s key features. Chapters cover:

  • The Contractor’s main responsibilities the use of early warnings
  • Contractor’s design
  • Tendering
  • Quality management
  • Payment
  • Liabilities and insurance
  • Termination
  • Avoiding and resolving disputes and much more.

Common problems experienced when using the Engineering and Construction Contract are signaled to the reader throughout, and the correct way of reading each clause explained. The way the contract effects procurement processes, dispute resolution, project management, and risk management are all addressed in order to direct the user to best practice.

Written for construction professionals, by a practicing international construction contract consultant, this handbook is the most straightforward, balanced and practical guide to the NEC4 ECC available. An ideal companion for employers, contractors, project managers, supervisors, engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, subcontractors, and anyone else interested in working successfully with the NEC4 ECC.

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