Fundamentals of Building Contract Management

Fundamentals of Building Contract Management


By (author) Thomas E. Uher, By (author) Philip Davenport


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  • Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 456 pages
  • Dimensions: 166mm x 238mm x 28mm | 762g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Sydney, NSW
  • ISBN 10: 1742230210
  • ISBN 13: 9781742230214
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white tables, figures
  • Sales rank: 217,555

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Contracts are vital to the construction delivery process; they direct and govern every move. This book strips the legal mystique and jargon from contracts and exposes their basic logic. Fundamentals of Building Contract Management is presented in three parts, covering issues that arise during the three stages of contract administration: the components of contracts and methods of project delivery; tendering and sub-contracting; specific contracts and dealing with contract disputes. Fundamentals of Building Contract Management is an essential guide for tertiary students of construction management, civil engineering, building and architecture, but also covers topics that are essential for practitioners in the construction industry. It will prove an invaluable reference Australia-wide.

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Thomas E. Uher is a consultant on contract administration and partnering and an adjudicator of payment claim disputes. He is the author of 100 journal and conference papers and three books, including "Programming and Scheduling Techniques." Philip Davenportis a lawyer for the NSW Public Works and has been a solicitor in construction law for more than 40 years. He has written 10 books on construction law, including "Adjudication in the Building Industry "and "Construction Claims."