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Construction Delays

Extensions of Time and Prolongation Claims, 1st Edition

By Roger Gibson

Routledge

374 pages

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Description

This book provides guidance on delay analysis, particularly in relation to extension of time submissions. It gives readers the information and practical details to be considered in formulating and resolving extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims. Useful guidance and recommended good practice is given on all the common delay analysis techniques, and worked examples of extension of time submissions and time-related prolongation claims are included.

Written in a practical and user-friendly style, the book includes helpful charts and graphics. It will be useful for construction professionals dealing with extensions of time and delay claims, and for lawyers and others who are involved in the contentious side of the construction and engineering industries.

Roger Gibson has over 40 years of planning & programming experience in the construction and engineering industries. During the latter part of his career his has received many appointments as an Expert in time-related disputes.

Reviews

"This is an easy to read, concise and very useful book on both extensions of time and prolongation claims. The author successfully blends together the case law, his experience, the protocol and some practical advice against the backdrop of the two quite different standard UK construction contracts of NEC and JCT."

-Institution of Civil Engineers

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction 1. The Aims of this Book 2. Extensions of Time 3. Prolongation Claims 4. The SCL Protocol Section 2: Programmes and Record Keeping 5. Background and History of Planning 6. Planning and Programmes 7. The Importance of a Programme 8. Programme Submission, Review and Acceptance 9. Programme Updates and Revisions 10. Progress Records and Other Record Keeping Section 3: Contracts and Case Law 11. Introduction 12. Contracts: JCT and NEC 13. Case Law: Pre 1993 14. Case Law: 1993 to 1999 15. Case Law: 2000 to 2003 16. Case Law: 2004 to 2005 Section 4: The ‘Thorny Issues’ 17. Introduction 18. Float; Ownership and Utilization 19. Concurrency 20. Mitigation and Acceleration 21. Time at Large Section 5: Extensions of Time 22. Introduction 23. EOT Assessment Techniques 24. Prospective Analysis: Methodology and Working Example 25. Retrospective Analysis: Methodology and Working Example Section 6: Prolongation Claims (and Time-Related Costs) 26. Introduction 27. Contract Requirements 28. Prolongation Claims 29. Worked Example Appendices. Appendix 1: Definitions and Glossary. Appendix 2: Levels of Programmes. Appendix 3: Model Specification for a ‘Windows Analysis’. Appendix 4: Charts for Worked Example – Time Impact Analysis. Appendix 5: Charts for Worked Example – Windows Analysis

About the Author

Roger Gibson has over 40 years of planning and programming experience in the construction and engineering industries. During the latter part of his career he has received many appointments as an expert in time-related disputes.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC000000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / General
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General