NEC3: a User's Guide: Engineering and Construction Contract

NEC3: a User's Guide: Engineering and Construction Contract


By (author) Jon Broome

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  • Publisher: Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Format: Paperback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 36mm x 90mm x 22mm | 399g
  • Publication date: 15 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0727741098
  • ISBN 13: 9780727741097
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 10
  • Sales rank: 365,317

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This book provides an essential guide for the successful operation of a contract let under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract. It includes a brief history of the development of the NEC3 family of contracts with a focus on the Engineering and Construction Contract, detailed advice on contract strategy and an outline of the main clauses and procedures of the ECC. It discusses the experience of users from all parts of the industry and, most importantly, focuses on the implementation of good practice - taking readers through what is necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the ECC. Updated to cover NEC3, this is a helpful problem-solving guide providing structured hints and tips in a conversational style.

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Jon Broome Leading Edge Coaching and Consultancy, Bristol, UK

Table of contents

Part I: Introducing the NEC3 family of contracts and how they fit together. - A Brief History of the NEC3 family of contracts. - How Clarity & Simplicity are achieved - How Flexibility is achieved - The mechanisms for Stimulating Good Project Management - A Quick Run through of the contract Part II: Implementation - Pre-tender - Preparing the Tender - Evaluating the Tender - Post Award - Implementing the Contract Part III: Advanced Practice - Use of Incentives to Stimulate High Performance - Communications using IT as enabler - Earned Value Analysis (EVA) with activity schedules. - Threat & Opportunity Management - The Last Planner TM technique - Critical Chain project management (CCpm)