New Zealand clients start using NEC4
The Arts Centre in Christchurch, a collection of 23 heritage buildings held in public trust, is currently undergoing a seven-year, NZ$290 million (£150 million) post-earthquake restoration programme. Project manager RCP is intending to use NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contracts for the second stage, with contracts due to be let early this year. Programme completion is due in 2021.
There also seems to be greater take up of NEC3 contracts by existing users in New Zealand and a positive engagement with the market, with New Plymouth District Council leading the way.
NEC workshops in Wellington and Christchurch last November were both well-attended – and it was good to see the power transmission sector represented at these events
An interview with Ryan, Assistant Quantity Surveyor for Trebes
Ryan, Assistant Quantity Surveyor at Trebes talked about his experience of taking the Project Manager Accreditation course and the multiple-choice question assessment.
Why and how original designers should stay involved in NEC4 ECC
There is a risk that an NEC4 ECC project manager does not have sufficient design knowledge to accept the contractor’s design and change the scope appropriately.
NEC meets Sydney Water and NSW government to support reform
With over 1000 participants, the event connected players to discuss challenges and opportunities, and strengthen industry relationships for a better and more sustainable infrastructure delivery.