Education & Training

The New CCDC 2 Lump-sum contract What has Changed & What did not change?

Published January 12, 2021

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.  Webinar

 
The Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) released in late 2020 a new version of CCDC 2 Stipulated Price Contract which is the industry standard prime contract across Canada between an Owner and a Prime Contractor.
 
As one would expect the 2020 edition of CCDC 2 is NOT a wholesale reinvention of the contract as the vast majority of the well-accepted 2008 concepts and language have been preserved intact. The most significant change is the introduction of the “Ready-for-Takeover” project milestone. Ready-for-Takeover largely replaces Substantial Performance of the Work as the key milestone at the back end of the contract.
Substantial Performance of the Work did not work well for owners regarding issues relevant to the care, custody and control of the Work.  It was perceived to be the  only milestone in CCDC2 with which to also deal with occupancy requirements, the delivery of as-builts and operations and maintenance manuals, etc.
 
This key revision as well as several other changes such as how new provincial legislations like the Ontario Construction Act are addressed will be detailed by Past CCA President Michael Atkinson in the first hour. Following Michael’s presentation will be a 30-minute Q & A panel session featuring CCDC Chair Mark Mulholland of BGIS and CCDC Committee member Michael Assal of Taplen Construction. 
 
All registrants will receive a pdf of CCDC 2 – 2020 watermarked “Education Only”. Purchase of an electronic version with fillable fields may be purchased from the WCA  when available.
 
Cost $100 for WCA & L2B Ontario Members  (choose the OCA Member pricing at the link )
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PANDEMICS & CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY: QUANTIFYING THE IMPACT FOR CONTRACTORS

Published January 6, 2021

Free Link2Build Seminar for WCA and HCA Members

Was this your first Global Pandemic?
 
And that notwithstanding, we have had a front-row seat to watch how you have amazingly dealt with the massive change in circumstances you experienced and continue to experience.
Obviously, the construction industry is resilient, but not without a cost for being so.
Now that we are several months into the pandemic, you have, for the most part, adapted to COVID-19 impacts and have developed a greater certainty as to what those costs, or better damages, entail; now permitting claims to be valued, assuming timely notices were provided and the entitlement grounds are laid out, allowing the claims to be negotiated or determined.
 
The focus of this webinar will be on the entitlement to, which is largely driven by your contract language and its risk allocation, and calculation of such claims with an introduction to how one might establish the costing rationale for disruption, delays and/or loss of productivity.

January 21 at 10:00am

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