NEC3: how to Provide for early contractor involvement using an ECC Contract

NEC: how to Provide for early contractor involvement using an ECC Contract
  • Publish Date: 08/04/2016 10:50:27
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford
  • Page Size: 297 x 210
  • Number of Pages: 21
Description

The purpose of this guide is to help users implement an early contractor involvement (ECI) approach using the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC).

ECI, where a contractor takes part in the design development and construction planning stage of a project, is now widely recognised as beneficial. This document also provides a model clause and guidance to allow for ECI using the ECC.

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Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgements

Part 1 Introduction

Part 2 Special issues relevant to ECI contracts

  • Budget for scheme
  • Selection of team members
  • Design options
  • Use of secondary Option X12 partnering
  • Additional designer requirements
  • Definition of stages
  • Split payment between stages
  • Control of costs in Stage One
  • Submission of design proposals
  • Establishing price/target/forecast for Stage Two
  • Incentivisation in Stage Two

Part 3 Guidance on model clause

  • Guidance on this additional clause
  • Definitions
  • Forecasts
  • Proposals for Stage Two
  • Notice to proceed to Stage Two
  • Changes to the Budget
  • The Parties’ use of material
  • Incentive payment

Appendix 1 Model clause

Additional clause for use with the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract

(ECC) Options C and E

Additional ECC Contract Data entries

Appendix 2 Additional material required in Works Information

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