TITLE

Change Orders

AUTHOR(S)
Hammel, Scott J.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Canadian Consulting Engineer;Aug/Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses two court cases about the contractor's failure to comply with the change order notice requirements of a construction contract in Alberta. Denial of the contractor's legitimate claims for extra work; Purposes of the written notice requirements of the contract; Need for consultant engineering firms to be proactive in ensuring that appropriate change order procedures are followed where work is carried out beyond the contract scope.
ACCESSION #
18430815

 

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