‘It is clear that there is less chance of failure toobserve contract compliance using [this] book, than reliance onreading though the appropriate clauses in the contract… A bigplus is that those using the book will find answers to queriesrelating to contractual issues arising from the FIDIC contractsconditions in a fraction of the time it would take if it werenecessary to study the full text… For those using the FIDICforms for the first time, or infrequently, this book is a must,whilst experienced users will find it a valuable memory jogger.Whichever category the reader falls into, using this book shouldimprove performance…The book is ideal for engineers, quantitysurveyors, contract managers and any person whose job it is tounderstand the workings of a FIDIC contract.‘
From the book’s Foreword by Roger Knowles
The most important part of any contract is the obligations ofthe parties, the time frames in which the parties must performthese obligations, and the consequences of failing to meet them.Failure to carry out obligations correctly is a serious risk andcommon source of contention or claims.
This practical ready-reference on the contractual obligations ofthe various parties for a FIDIC construction contract promotesefficient administration of construction projects, preventscontention and aids an easier understanding of their obligations.The FIDIC Contracts: obligations of the parties is presentedin an easily-referenced format, with the obligations set out intabular form and clear summaries for each type of contract given inseparate sections for the Employer, the Contractor and theEngineer.
This guide’s ready–reference style will enable theproject manager, quantity surveyor or contract manager to quicklycheck that his company is performing the required obligationscorrectly - and also to ensure the other parties are doing thesame.a practical reference guide to the obligations of the partiesunder FIDIC contractsthis easily understood digest will be welcomed by anyonedealing with the FIDIC forms of contractclearly referenced summaries set out in a table format