Most construction projects have changes, variations and delays. Due to insufficient knowledge contractors often don’t claim their time and costs resulting from these events, or, their claims end in protracted and expensive legal battles.
This easy to read book demystifies the claims processes ensuring entitlements are claimed. Learn when you can claim, how to make claims compelling, and the supporting documentation required to win. Your eyes will be opened to numerous events, costs and impacts. Knowing some of these tips could dramatically improve profits and avoid time consuming acrimonious disputes.
Also included is advice for contractors to avoid and defend claims from employers and subcontractors.
Ensure you’re granted the time and costs you are entitled to by submitting winning claims.
Paul Netscher packs his books with practical knowledge and experience gained over 28 years, on 120 projects in 6 countries. He managed his own projects and served in senior management positions. Few have been as fortunate as Paul to be involved in such a wide range of construction projects including reservoirs, dams, water treatment plants, roads, bridges, houses, shopping malls, office blocks and industrial, mining and petrochemical facilities. Paul Netscher’s previous books ‘Successful Construction Project Management: The Practical Guide’ and ‘Building a Successful Construction Company: The Practical Guide’ have received excellent reviews and have been appreciated by students, those new to the industry as well as seasoned construction professionals and have been quoted in research papers. Paul’s latest book ‘Construction Claims: A Short Guide for Contractors’ is a valuable book that every Construction Project Manager should add to their reference guides. Paul Netscher publishes regular articles which are keenly read by his followers. He also runs construction management workshops, lectures and mentors individuals and companies.