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  • 1.  Design and Construct Contract

    Posted 03-12-2018 13:52
    ​We are exploring design and construct options for a number of capital projects of varying degrees within Hobsons Bay and seek any advice and/or documents you are willing to share.  In the immediate, we have reached concept designs for an indoor sports facility expansion and now seek to go D/C.  Any advice specifically on risk management associated with commencing D/C at concept stage would be appreciated.

    With thanks, Marg Scanlon
    Manager Capital Works
    Ph. 9932 1149

  • 2.  RE: Design and Construct Contract

    Posted 04-12-2018 12:28
    Hi there,

    In NZ we use the NZ Standard: Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering - Design and Construct. (NZS 3916:2013).

    Not sure how useful it will be in Aus but hope it helps

  • 3.  RE: Design and Construct Contract

    Posted 04-12-2018 12:28
    One piece of advice would be to make sure that your Principal's Project Requirements (PPRs) are really strong, well defined and clear, this ensures that there is no ambiguity on who is responsible for what.

  • 4.  RE: Design and Construct Contract

    Posted 05-12-2018 08:45
    G'day Marg,

    We use AS4902 General Conditions of contract for these works which you can get from SAI Global. I've emailed you some accompanying documents that might help you out being Conditions of Tender, Returnable Schedules, Specification and an example of completed Annexures A and B for the 4902 contract.

    All the best with your project mate.

    Cheers. Ricey

    Sean Rice
    BE (Civil) MBA (TechMgt) CPEng NER RPEQ FIPWEAQ
    Managing Director
    Proterra Group
    M: 0488 715 700