This book provides an overall understanding of construction contracts, explaining a range of topics with in-depth examples, allowing engineers, site managers, architects, contractors, and other construction professionals in search of information on construction contracts to find it in one place. The volume further serves as a learning tool and a reference guide for students and instructors. Adopting a primarily Canadian perspective, the book provides references from two Standard Contract Documents CCDC (Canadian Construction Document Committee) and FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) and briefly describes other major contract documents used within USA and UK construction industries.
Akhtar Surahyo is a Graduate Civil Engineer with a Post Graduate Diploma in Structural Engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada, and a Member of the Project Management Institute, USA. He has extensive practical construction experience of more than 30 years in executing and managing multidisciplinary projects in many countries and has successfully completed many projects from inception through completion. Mr. Surahyo is also Author of the book "Concrete Construction- Practical Problems and Solutions" published by Oxford University Press in 2002. Currently, Mr. Surahyo is working as a Contract Administrator with IBI Group Canada.
Construction Contracts & Law Basics.- Parties to the Contract.- Forms of Organizations.- Contract Delivery Methods.- Types of Contracts.- Selection of Appropriate Contract Strategy.- Construction Documents.- Bidding Procedures.- Construction Risk Analysis & Management.- Construction Insurance & Construction Bonds.- Construction Time.- Construction Payments / Cost.- Construction Quality.- Construction Safety.- Construction Claims.- Suspension and Termination of Construction.- Construction Disputes.- Construction Contract Administration.