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CECA Bulletin 28 – Focus on Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) options C & D

The main contract between the Client and Contractor for general building/construction type projects is the Engineering and Construction Contract. It is subdivided into options, of which the Client will choose either option A, B, C, D, E or F. This bulletin will consider the specific elements of option C & D for both tendering purposes […]

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    CECA Bulletin 27 – Focus on Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) option B

    The main contract utilised between the Client and Contractor for general building/construction type projects is the Engineering and Construction Contract(ECC). It is further subdivided into options, of which the Client will choose either option A,B,C,D,E or F. This bulletin will consider the specific elements of option B for both tendering purposes and administering a live […]

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      X29 Climate change

      NEC have published a new secondary option X29 based around climate change. It is quite a detailed option and also comes with guidance notes to be considered when putting X29 together initially and then managing it on a live project. There is a different version of X29 for each of the contracts within the NEC […]

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        CECA Bulletin 26 – Focus on Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) option A

        The main contract between the Client and Contractor for general building/construction type projects is the Engineering and Construction Contract. It is subdivided into options, of which the Client will choose either option A,B,C,D,E or F. This bulletin will consider the specific elements of option A for both tendering purposes and administering a live project. An […]

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          CECA Bulletin 25 – Secondary Option X1: Price Adjustment for Inflation

          A Client will decide which secondary options to include within a specific contract. By including a secondary option or indeed deciding not to include it will in some way be altering a Contractor’s risk profile. One of these such choices is whether or not to include X1, Price Adjustment for Inflation. This is only an […]

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            NEC People 2022 Conference videos

            Here you can catch up on the videos from our 2022 NEC People conference that was held at the Leonardo Hotel on the 14th June. It was a fantastic event and great to meet up with people again after our three year layoff due to Covid and a great celebration of ten years of the […]

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              NEC4 CECA Bulletin No 9: Contractor Proposals and Whole Life Cost Savings

              GMH Planning in conjunction with CECA (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) are producing a series of monthly bulletins focusing each month on an aspect of NEC contracts that their members should take particular attention to. The ninth bulletin in our 2021 series is about the NEC4 processes for use of Contractor proposals (a.k.a. value engineering) and […]

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                CECA/GMH Bulletin 3 – ECC Secondary Options

                GMH Planning in conjunction with CECA (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) are producing a series of monthly bulletins focusing each month on an aspect of NEC contracts that their members should take particular attention to. The third bulletin is about choice of ECC Secondary Options under the contract and you can download a copy here: The […]

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                  NEC4 CECA Bulletin no2 – Key Dates

                  GMH Planning in conjunction with CECA (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) are producing a series of monthly bulletins focusing each month on an aspect of NEC contracts that their members should take particular attention to. The second bulletin is about Key Dates under the contract and you can download a copy here: The bulletins are meant […]

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                    Adjudication and Dispute Avoidance Boards

                    Here is a paper from the output of a break out group at our 2018 NEC People Conference written by Neil Earnshaw and Rob Horne. It considers the merits of adjudications, dispute avoidance boards and also the simple ways to try to avoid or limit disputes in the first place. BI NEC People – Conference […]

                      NEC 4 Professional Services Contract PSC

                      NEC4 PSC- Detailed review of NEC4 Professional Services contract changes compared to NEC3

                      Here is the GMH Planning detailed guide as to the most important changes within the new NEC4 version of the Professional Services Contract. For those who are pretty familiar with the NEC3 version then you should find this document very useful to understand what the main changes are that have come about within NEC4. Each […]

                        NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract

                        NEC4 ECC – Detailed review of NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract changes from NEC3

                        Here is the GMH Planning detailed guide as to the most important changes within the new NEC4 version of Engineering and Construction Contract. If you are fairly familiar with the NEC3 version then you will find this guide a very useful summary as to what you need to know is different within NEC4. Each of […]