ICE Conditions of Contract Ground Investigation Version

ICE Conditions of Contract Ground Investigation Version : Conditions of Contract and Forms of Tender, Agreement and Bond for Use in Connection with Ground Investigation : Ground Investigation Version

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Like the measurement version of the "ICE Condition of Contract", the "Ground Investigation Version" is based on the traditional pattern of an investigation designed by a Engineer and carried out by a Specialist Contractor. These Conditions are intended for the situation where the Employer wishes to develop a site and has geotechnical specialists to advise him and who will carry out any initial desk study, identify the geotechnical requirements of the project and design a ground investigation to suit those requirements. The Investigation may include all or some of the following: Site operations including drilling, digging pits, surveys etc; Ancillary Works, being permanent items left behind, e.g. piezometers; Laboratory Testing; and Reporting requirements. The extent of these will vary depending on the needs of individual projects and whether the purpose is for feasibility study of a full design investigation. This new edition maintains the concepts set down in the first edition, published in 1983, but puts them in a more modern context with some additions and amendments resulting from experience and modern practice.Changes since the first edition include: improved clarity of language, as for the family of ICE contractors; provision for a Ground Specialist to act as Engineer (Clause 2(2)); provisions regarding sub-contractors (Clause 4); requirements for supply of site information by the Employer (Clause 11); a procedure for dealing with unforeseen contamination (Clause 12A); a provision for repeating defective work (Clause 49(4)); a provision for dealing with Contractor proposed variations(Clauses 51(3) and 52(2)); and amended retention money clauses (Clause 60(5)and (6)).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 210 x 297mm
  • ICE Publishing
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0727732269
  • 9780727732262
  • 2,126,275

Table of contents

* Acknowledgements * Contents of ICE Condition of Contract * Index to ICE Conditions of Contract * ICE Conditions of Contract Ground Investigation * Definitions and interpretation * Engineer and Engineer's representative * Assignment and sub-contrating * Contract documents * General obligations * Materials and workmanship * Commencement time and delays * Liquidated damages for delay * Certificate of substantial completion * Outstanding work and effects * Alterations, additions and omissions * Procedure for additional payment * Property in materials and contractor's equipment * Measurement * Provisional and prime cost sums and nominated sub-contrats * Certificates and payment * Remedies and powers * Avoidance and settlement of disputes * Application to Scotland and Northern Ireland * Notices * Tax matters * The construction (Design and Management) regulations 1994 * Special conditions * Form of tender * Appendix to form of tender * Form of agreement * ICE form of default bond * Contract price fluctuationsshow more