Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry

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Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject and reinforces the changes that are taking place within the construction industry, such as how it is organised and the way in which consultants, contractors, subcontractors and all of those involved in the supply chain obtain work.

This book, now in its sixth edition, is an indispensible companion for students taking undergraduate courses in Building and...

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Overview

Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject and reinforces the changes that are taking place within the construction industry, such as how it is organised and the way in which consultants, contractors, subcontractors and all of those involved in the supply chain obtain work.

This book, now in its sixth edition, is an indispensible companion for students taking undergraduate courses in Building and Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, and Project Management. It is also suitable for students on HND/C courses in Building and Construction Management as well as foundation degree courses in Building and Construction Management.

New content includes:

  • A new chapter has been added on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and the Private Finance Initiative.
  • A revised section of the book now deals with generic principles about the conditions of contracts, which can be applied to all forms of contract.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780273745600
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/30/2012
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Allan Ashworth is a visiting professor in the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford and Visiting Professor of Quantity Surveying at UTAR in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has been a visiting professor in other universities in the UK and in New Zealand. He is also the Senior Academic Advisor to the Centre for Education in the Built Environment (CEBE), based at the University of Salford. He is a former HMI (Her Majesty's Inspector) in the then Department for Education and Employment.

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Table of relevant statutes Part 1 Contract Law 1. The English Legal System 2. Legal Aspects of Contracts 3. Discharge of Contracts 4. Remedies for Breach of Contract 5. Settlement of Disputes Part 2 Procurement 6. Forms of Contract 7. Contract Strategy 8. Contract Procurement 9. Contract Selection 10. Contract Documents 11. Design and Build 12. Procurement in the Twenty-First Century 13. Lean Construction 14. Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) Part 3 Process and Parties 15. Partnering and Supply Chain Management 16. The Construction Process 17. Parties Involved in the Construction of Buildings 18. Site Communications 19. Construcing Excellence in the Built Environment 20. Health and Safety 21. Sustainable Construction Part 4 Standard form of Building Contract 22. Introduction, Articles of Agreement, Appendix 23. Quality of Work During Construction 24. Costs of Construction 25. Time Factor of Construction 26. Works by Other Persons 27. Injury and Insurance of the Works 28. Fluctuations in the Costs 29. Financial Matters 30. Clauses of a General Nature Appendix A Professional Bodies in the Built Environment Appendix B Cases of Interest Appendix C Built Environment Websites Appendix D Bibliography

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