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10Sep92 UK: NEW STANDARD FORM OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT CONTRACT FOR ENGINEERING WORKS IS TO BE UNVEILED NEXT MONTH.

A new standard form of design and construct contract for engineering works is to be unveiled next month.The new contract has been framed to avoid problems from poor design briefs which are beginning to beset the design and build sector.Poor briefs can lead to clients changing design part way through a project, which later triggers disputes with contractors.The new form is jointly developed by the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Association of Consulting Engineers and the Federation ...

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