Category Archives: construction claims

What is Meant by “CPM Schedule Levels”

Which CPM Schedule Levels Have You Mastered? Or better yet: what CPM level scheduler are you? Perhaps like myself – you never considered this before. Do CPM schedules levels even matter? Many schedulers have heard of CPM schedule levels but not bothered to learn their specific meaning (if any) or...
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Building Industry Negative Productivity Rates: Don’t Blame the Builders

Building Industry Negative Productivity Rates: Bane of the Industry Constant reminders of building industry negative productivity rates don’t tell the whole story, in fact, they don’t tell any story, forcing anyone outside the industry to use their imagination. The industry  – an easy mark, traditionally absorbs most of the blame...
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Get Rid of No Damage for Delay Clauses and ad hoc Riders

No Damage for Delay clauses are a pre-emptive, cut-throat business, -No Damage for Delay clauses never originate from a contractor. Besides; what kind of response do stakeholders expect from contractors they squeeze? No Damage for Delay clauses are notorious in the construction industry, where – owing to the rate of failure...
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Disruption Non-Claims: Losing Stakes for the Construction Industry

Delay:  Master of Schedule Disruption Claims According to the US Census, the 2016 US construction was estimated at USD$1.16T. If we also estimate that on average 30% of these projects finished on time, and 70% late by most measures, then we can estimate that USD$815.1B of that work was subject...
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