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
Dealing with multiple currencies in NEC4 contracts using Option X3
Under Option X3, NEC users need to ensure the contract facilitates use of the latest exchange rates and be aware that a specified person certifies payments.
NEC contracts used to deliver sustainable waste depot in West Yorkshire, UK
A major ‘green’ headquarters building has been delivered on a brownfield site in West Yorkshire, UK using NEC.
NEC4 ECC January 2023 amendments allow home workers to be a defined cost
This article sets out the background and how clients and contractors might use the ‘Working Areas’ part of the contract.