Smith Currie And Hancock S Common Sense Construction Law

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118858158
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Cut through the legalese to truly understand construction law Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is a guide for non-lawyers, presenting a practical introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting the construction industry. Now in its fifth edition, this useful guide has been updated to reflect the most current developments in the field, with new information on Public Private Partnerships, international construction projects, and more. Readers will find full guidance toward the new forms being produced by the AIA, AGC, and EJDC, including a full review, comparison to the old forms, areas of concern, and advice for transitioning to the new forms. The companion website features samples of these documents for ease of reference, and end of chapter summaries and checklists help readers make use of the concepts in practice. The updated instructor support material includes scenario exercises, sample curriculum, student problems, and notes highlighting the key points student responses should contain. Construction is one of the nation's single largest industries, but its fractured nature and vast economic performance leave it heavily dependent upon construction law for proper functioning. This book is a plain-English guide to how state and federal law affects the business, with practical advice on avoiding disputes and liability. Understand construction law without wading through legal theory Get information on an emerging method of funding large-scale projects Parse the complexities presented by international and overseas projects Migrate to the new AIA, AGC, and EJDC forms smoothly and confidently This book doesn't cover legal theory or serve as a lawyer's guide to case law and commentary – its strength is the clear, unaffected common-sense approach that caters to the construction professional's perspective. For a better understanding of construction law, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is an efficient reference.

Smith Currie Hancock S Common Sense Construction Law

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471662097
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The bestselling guide to the laws that govern construction Knowledge of construction law and employment law is essential to running a successful construction business. Now, industry professionals don′t have to rely on lawyers to translate the sometimes–confusing theories, principles, and established rules that regulate the business. In plain English, Smith, Currie & Hancock′s Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition provides a practical introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting construction industry professionals. General contractors, subcontractors, owners, and surety bond agents will turn to this updated edition of the bestselling guide again and again for: ∗ Information on intrastate licensure and practice ∗ Advice on "Best Value" source selection and alternative project delivery systems ∗ Recent trends in claim resolution, including recovery of compensation for delays, extra work, and differing site conditions ∗ Expanded coverage on industry safety and environmental issues, including the latest information on project safety, indemnity, mold risks, and insurance coverage issues ∗ Helpful "Points to Remember" summarizing important concepts and useful "Checklists" make concepts easy to implement in real–world practice ∗ Advice on successfully managing employment issues in the construction industry Complete with a CD–ROM containing over 180 sample contracts and documents from AIA, AGC, and EJCDC, Smith, Currie & Hancock′s Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition is an invaluable reference for industry professionals whose jobs rely on their ability to avoid unwelcome legal surprises that can cripple a project or kill a business.

Smith Currie Hancock S Federal Government Construction Contracts

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471760838
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Smith, Currie & Hancock′s Federal Government Construction Contracts is the Federal law companion to the bestselling guide to construction law for non–lawyers. This book serves as an easy–to–understand guide to the practical reality of federal laws, regulations and practices, and how AEC firms can use them to their advantage by avoiding pitfalls and bidding successfully on projects. Includes sample provisions from modern Federal Government construction contracts.Clauses and regulations unique to various Federal agencies are highlighted throughout Helpful "points to remember" summarize important concepts at the end of each chapter, and useful checklists help in making use of the concepts in practice Same plain–English coverage of construction law that made Common Sense Construction Law a bestseller in three editions

Construction Law

Author: Gail Kelley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118229033
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This work offers a comprehensive review of the US legal environment, both criminal and civil, focusing on the key legal concepts and issues applicable to a typical construction project.

Managing Performance In Construction

Author: Leonhard E. Bernold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470919705
Size: 55.28 MB
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Construction is the country's single largest manufacturing industry. However, it is a sector that lacks benchmarks against which to gauge performance. This modern thinking intends to provide insight to construction productivity improvement. Taking cues from manufacturing sectors such as computer, automobile and chemical companies, this book will apply the lessons learned to building construction. Supported with a range of pedagogical devices, the book will be of equal value to construction managers and civil engineers, and students with different learning methods.

Construction Law For Managers Architects And Engineers

Author: Nancy J. White
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781418048471
Size: 78.74 MB
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The construction industry now has a clear, targeted resource for learning pertinent legal principles. Traditional books focus on general legal principles or general construction practices, while this book focuses on that critical place where the law and construction practices intersect. From labor law to contracts, property law to insurance, Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers uses real-world examples and clear, straightforward business language to transform complex legal jargon into relevant, applicable legal principles and strategies. This book serves as an ideal reference for managers, architects, engineers, construction executives, as well as a useful learning tool for students seeking the knowledge to succeed in these important fields.

Construction Cost Management

Author: Keith Potts
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135013446
Size: 60.53 MB
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In this updated and expanded second edition, Keith Potts and Nii Ankrah examine key issues in construction cost management across the building and civil engineering sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Best practice from pre-contract to post-contract phases of the project life-cycle are illustrated using major projects such as Heathrow Terminal 5, Crossrail and the London 2012 Olympics as case studies. More worked examples, legal cases, case studies and current research have been introduced to cover every aspect of the cost manager’s role. Whole-life costing, value management, and risk management are also addressed, and self-test questions at the end of each chapter support independent learning. This comprehensive book is essential reading for students on surveying and construction management programmes, as well as built environment practitioners with cost or project management responsibilities.