Delay and Disruption Claims in Construction

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The aim of the book is to provide readers with the practical knowledge, in a legal, contractual and technical framework, for understanding and preparing delay and disruption claims in the construction industry and to provide calculation methodologies for damages and mitigation mechanisms. This practical guide describes issues such as contractual obligations, how to write delay and disruption claims, legal reasoning behind validating claims, and the application of Critical Path Methods to calculate time delays and damages. The techniques discussed in the book can be used on projects of any size, under all forms of construction contract, and are applicable internationally.

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Author Biographies Ali Haidar -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, USA. ASCE member, USA. Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers, Lebanon. Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Great Britain. Claim Consultant/ Team Leader for Saudi Oger Ltd., Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2007-2010. Claim Consultant for Al-Khafji Project - Value of $300 million Claim Consultant King Abdallah University of Science and Technology Value $1 Billion. Consortium Leader for Al-Faisaliah II. Tower to comprise 100+ floors with a height over 400 meters. Project Value over $1 Billion. Role includes: Claim Consultant for Abdali project-The Boulevard Amman, Jordan. Project value $300 million. Role includes: Operations Manager for Hind Trade Co. Ltd. London, UK. 1988-2007 Project Manager for the successful building of 20 portfolios including a total of 195 buildings. Contracts Value (+$750 millions) Responsibility included co-ordinating between Senior Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Landscaping and Building Services. Responsible for managing the quality, budget and programme constraints ensuring the company s expectations are met. Responsibilities included: Project Coordinator for full pre-tender study for 46 properties. Main responsibility to liaise between design teams, obtaining planning permissions and building regulations approvals and preparing full tender documents. Responsibilities included: Operations Manager for overseeing all company's operational functions: Project Manager for Karami Engineering Co., Lattakia Syria. 1987-1988 Project Manager of the 'Cote D'Azur Hotel' project in Lattakia, Syria. Contract value $60 millions. Responsibility included executing all finishing work of the project up to hand-over. Direct responsibility for 6 Civil Engineers and 850 skilled and unskilled workmen. Project was completed on time to serve as the Olympic Village for the Mediterranean Olympic Games held in Syria in the Summer of 1987. Woks and responsibilities included: Project Engineer/Consultant European Commission EC, Beirut, Lebanon. 1985-1987 Project Engineer for Tripoli Rehabilitation Project, Lebanon. Project sponsored jointly by EC and Al-Hariri Foundation. Responsible for planning activities, scheduling and creating a CPM for the whole project. Project value $300 millions. Peter Barnes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Qualifications Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Conservationist, Registered Adjudicator and Accredited Mediator. HND Building, Master of Science in Construction Law and Arbitration, Advanced Diploma in Building Management, Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), Fellow of NADR, Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE), Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), Member of the Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (MInst CES), Member of the Architecture and Surveying Institute (MASI). Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Panel of Adjudicators, Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator's Panel of Adjudicators, Member of the Construction Industry Council's Panel of Adjudicators, Member of NADR s Adjudication and Mediation Panels, Member of the Construction Plant Hire Association's Panel of Adjudicators. Profile Peter Barnes has been actively involved in the Construction Industry for over 30 years and has a wide experience of many types of work, including building (both new build and refurbishment), civil engineering, and mechanical and electrical installations. During Peter's career he has been personally involved with site engineering and site management, programming and planning, quantit

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