The Canadian Construction Contracts Guidebook

The Canadian Construction Contracts Guidebook

By Elliot Smith


$243.00 RRP

Dispatched from overseas. Estimated delivery 3-6 weeks.

Date: 30/01/2020

Code: 9780779897179

Carswell, Canada


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The Canadian Construction Contracts Guidebook is a must-have for any person who is involved in a construction project in Canada, whether they be owners, contractors, consultants, subcontractors, material suppliers, lawyers, or insurance and surety advisor. It addresses issues from the perspective of how best to establish the contractual arrangement, as opposed to addressing contract administration issues or trying to resolve a dispute after it has arisen on a construction project.

The book also provides helpful context and a guide to understanding many of the issues faced in negotiating a construction contract. It provides practical suggestions and alternatives to addressing contract issues as well as sample clauses in respect of the issues that frequently arise in the negotiation of a construction contract.

Key topics covered in this guide include

  • Constructional safety
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Payment, title transfer, and step-in rights pertaining to suppliers and subcontractors
  • Construction coordination risk and performance risk associated with owner-supplied equipment
  • Hazardous material
  • Different payment schemes
  • Completion of work
  • Liabilities and their limits
  • Defaults, dispute, and resolution

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