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Understanding the NEC3 ECC Contract : A Practical Handbook
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Product Code: 9780415614962

Author: Kelvin Hughes
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415614962
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages, 7 black & white tables
Pub Date: 12/10/2012

As usage of the NEC (formerly the New Engineering Contract) family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Currently in its third edition, this set of contracts is different to others in concept as well as format, so users may well find themselves needing a helping hand along the way.

Understanding the NEC3 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contractís key features, including:

   main and secondary options
   the use of early warnings
   programme provisions
   compensation events
   preparing and assessing tenders.

Common problems experienced when using the Engineering and Construction Contract are signalled 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 NEC3 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 NEC3 ECC.




1. Early Warnings

2. Design

3. Time

4. Testing & Defects

5. Payment 6

. Compensation Events

7. Title

8. Insurance

9. Termination

10. Disputes

11. Tenders

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