THE CYCLE OF A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

The construction industry is built on various contractual relationships between contractors, subcontractors and employers.

CONSTRUCTION OUTLOOK 2023

There is much hype surrounding the Preferential Procurement Regulations which came into effect on 16 January 2023 in accordance with the Preferential

Establishing a Force Majeure under clause 19.1 (iii) of SANRAL FIDIC – Enforcing the Interdict

Contractors are well aware by now, that in order to be granted relief under Clause 19.1 (iii) of SANRAL FIDIC, a Contractor must satisfy five additional obligations in

Implementation of dispute boards on construction contracts

Historically, construction disputes have been resolved via litigation. In more recent times, public sector contracts usually included litigation as the means of settling disputes whereas private sector contracts employed arbitration.

Understanding the use of public private partnerships (PPPs) for infrastructure projects in Africa

A PPP is a long terms asset or service delivery agreement established between the public and private sector with the aim of achieving economic development by taking advantage of the private sectors qualifications as well as its capital

WHY ARE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS SO UNIQUE WHEN IT COMES TO RECOVERIES

Construction contracts are often of large value and could entail complex works with detailed specifications. Whilst generally based on standard form contracts

Public sector procurement – Road block ahead!

The recent Constitutional Court judgment in Minister of Finance v Afribusiness NCP has put an abrupt halt to public sector procurement with National Treasury

The GCC2015 – Dissatisfaction claims and dispute notices

The General Conditions of Contract for Construction, Third Edition, 2015 (“GCC2015”), a widely used contract within the South Africa Construction Industry,

Contract document hierarchy and document conflict – what are the remedies provided under construction contracts and common law?

Working on construction projects and specifically with the construction contracts, whether large and/or medium to small scale projects, every so often, you

A claim referred to adjudication is not necessarily confined by the clauses relied upon in the contractual claim

A claim referred to adjudication is not necessarily confined by the clauses relied upon in the contractual claim

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