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FIDIC Redbook 2017 vs 99: Top 11 Changes

FIDIC Redbook 99 is the go to conditions of contract in construction projects of works designed by the Employer in Egypt and perhaps all across the world. The new 2017 edition of the FIDIC contracts is of extreme importance to Employers, Engineers and Contractors as this new edition treats many of the issues of its…

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Most Common Causes of Construction Disputes in the Middle East

ARCADIS have published their annual Global Construction Disputes Reports for 2019, in which they share their findings about construction disputes around the world. Globally, it is seen that the average dispute value is declining, while the average dispute length is increasing. Unsurpisingly, British and North American disputes have the lowest average value, standing around 18 Million USD, while…

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5 Tips to Be a Better Contract Administrator

A contract is like a marriage, a long undertaking that requires a lot of understanding and effort to reap its rewards. Contract administration is the process of monitoring and managing a contract, and other legally enforced agreements, during its execution phase. This includes monitoring of contractors, construction, suppliers and other service and goods providers during…

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Importance, Role and Duties of the Contract Administrator

The role of a contract administrator (CA) in construction is critical and of underrated importance, usually tasked in ensuring that the execution of the contract is in compliance with the provisions of the contract, and to quickly solve problems (along with other team members) in line with the contract's mechanisms and requirements. The exact role of…

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What Makes a Successful Construction Claim?

 A construction claim is simply an assertion of a parties right under contract or law. Claims are very common in construction industry, and claims made by a contractor usually equates to a considerable amounts of money/time. It is not an easy task to review and evaluate the claimant's entitlement to any rights, and as such, a…

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