Monthly Archives: October 2009

Ognen Teofilovski
REUTERS | Ognen Teofilovski

“The Witches’ Spell” from Macbeth, by William Shakespeare:

FIRST WITCH:

Round about the cauldron go; In the poison’d entrails throw:

Toad that under cold stone, Days and nights has thirty-one.

Sweltered venom, sleeping got, Boil thou first i’ the charmèd pot.

ALL:

Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble.

October has been a busy month for PLC Construction, with notes published on global claims, the ICE suite of contracts and the NEC3 Professional Services Contract. We also published a schedule of amendments for the JCT Design and Build Contract, 2005 edition, Revision 2 2009. Continue reading

Jason Lee
REUTERS | Jason Lee

Choosing the right form of contract is fundamental to the success of any project, particularly if the parties are contracting outside their own jurisdictions. The FIDIC forms were traditionally the contracts of choice for international projects. However, since the IChemE published its International Suite of Contracts almost two years ago, parties need to consider whether FIDIC or IChemE offers the most appropriate contract for their particular project.

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