IChemE Subcontracts (Yellow and Brown Books)

Overview:

This one day course provides an overview of the I Chem E (Green Book) conditions of contract highlighting key areas of importance for those responsible for administering and supervising work executed under this standard form.

Aims

To enable selected delegates obtain a working knowledge of the I Chem E Process Plant Subcontract Conditions.

Aims & Objectives:

To enable delegates:-

  • Know the available documentation for the I Chem E conditions
  • Deal with ambiguities and discrepancies in documents
  • Understand the principal duties and powers of the Contractor
  • Understand the principal duties and powers of the Subcontractor
  • Appreciate how the time related provisions of the conditions operate
  • Appreciate how the monetary related provisions of the conditions operate
  • Be aware of the means by which disputes may be resolved

Course Outline:

Session 1 I Chem E Contract Documentation

Available documentation; contract Documents; mistakes and conflict in documentation; definitions.

Session 2 The Contractor and his Agents

The role of the Contractor and his Agents; powers and duties

Session 3 The Subcontractor and his Agents

The role of the Subcontractor and his Agents; powers and duties.

Session 4 Sundry Issues

Subcontracting; insurance; administration.

Session 5 Time for the Subcontract Works

Possession; times of completion; approved programme; delays; damages for delay; completion of construction; taking over; suspension of the subcontract works.

Session 6 Payment for the Subcontract Works

Sufficiency of subcontract rates and prices; variations; subcontractors variations; valuation of variations; payment; provisional and prime cost sums; final certificate.

Session 7 Dispute Resolution

The available options for resolving disputes

Notes:

Delegates will be expected to:

  • have a working knowledge of the construction industry
  • bring with them copies of the I Chem E Yellow and Brown Books

Intended For:

This Course is suitable for those involved in the procurement, management and commercial administration of subcontracts carried out under the I Chem E subcontract conditions.