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Preparation of contract documents - contaminated land

Published: 25 November 2011

In the preparation of construction documents, the architect should endeavour to minimise the likelihood of cost adjustments to the contract as a ...

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Contract administration versus supervision

Published: 15 November 2017

It is vitally important to have adequate conditions of engagement, and in particular, to avoid using the term 'supervision' with respect to the ...

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Contractor's role in construction

Published: 2 December 2011

The function of the architect administering a contract can be gleaned from the building contract and also from the architect's conditions of ...

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Practical completion

Published: 6 December 2011

Generally, practical completion refers to the stage of a construction contract when the works become reasonably fit for use and/or occupation. In a ...

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Safety during construction

Published: 2 December 2011

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Security – bank guarantees and cash retention

Published: 2 December 2011 | Edited: 12 March 2020

Security in building contracts is provided by the contractor as an assurance that it will meet its obligations under the contract. The security may ...

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Substitutions

Published: 6 December 2011 | Edited: 8 April 2020

During construction the contractor may propose substituting materials and products specified in the contract documents. The architect administering ...

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Australian Building and Construction Commission

Published: 30 November 2011

The office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (ABCC) was established on 1 October 2005 and provided with powers to enforce ...

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Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB)

Published: 20 July 2017

About the ABCB The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is a Council of Australian Government (COAG) standards writing body that is responsible for ...

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National Construction Code (NCC)

Published: 29 August 2019

The National Construction Code (NCC) is written and maintained by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) on behalf of the Australian State and ...

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