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Programme effects of an early warning

NEC3 used to require that the effect of notified early warnings should be shown on a programme issued for acceptance, before that requirement was deleted in the June 2006 amendments. What does this mean in terms of what should be shown on the programme in terms of early warnings?

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    Producing an NEC3 Programme

    A well thought out, detailed contractor’s programme should be used such that is a proactive management tool for both managing the works on a day-to-day basis, and a mechanism to demonstrate the effects and hence entitlement (if any) when change occurs. The NEC contract in terms of programme management is essentially a set of good […]

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      Programming non-implemented compensation events

      What should a programme issued for acceptance contractually be showing in terms of implemented and non-implemented compensation events?

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        Compensation events and movement in Completion Date

        When compensation event quotations take a long time to get accepted, it may create a difference between planned Completion and Completion Date that in the interim neither party are necessarily clear on whose liability that is…

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          Contractors’ float in ECC programmes

          A common question is “who owns the float” on a project, but first you have to understand what float you are talking about. Different types of float under an ECC contract have different owners, which this article will explore.

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            Programming under an NEC contract

            Programme management is essential on an ECC contract. Both parties have to understand their contractual obligations to keep on top of this process, so that the transparency that the NEC contract is trying to create is achieved for the benefit of both parties.