What Is A Dry Hire Agreement?
When a company hires out equipment or machinery to third parties, they will enter into a dry hire agreement. In essence, a dry hire agreement sets out the terms andRead More
Issues with Progress Payments in the Construction Industry
Progress payments are instalments paid for construction work while a project is ongoing. As a contractor for construction work, you are usually entitled to intermittently bill your customer not onlyRead More
An Overview of Construction Contracts
Choosing between construction contracts can be challenging when embarking on a construction project. The type of contract you draft will play a major role in your project, so it isRead More
Are Verbal Instructions enough for a Building Contract?
Generally, contracts do not have to be in writing to be enforceable. In everyday circumstances such as entering a car park, a written contract is not required but they areRead More
What is an AS 4902 Contract?
AS 4902 are standard form contracts intended for design and construction projects. Properly known as AS 4902-2000 General Conditions of Contract for Design and Construct, they are available for purchaseRead More
What is a Qualifying Cause of Delay Under an AS 4300?
Clause 35.5 entitles contractors to claim an extension of time under an AS 4300 contract. This clause covers causes of delay and contains two subclauses that outline the types ofRead More
What is an AS 2124 Contract?
AS 2124, also known as the Australian Standard AS 2124-1992 General Conditions of Contract, is a commonly used contract in the construction industry. To use this contract, you will incurRead More
What is an AS 4300 Contract?
AS 4300 is a widely used standard form contract typical in commercial construction. Usually, it is intended to be used for the following types of contract: design and construct, designRead More