CES - September 2012

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CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR The Journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors September 2012 PFI FIDIC Monitoring Employment Law... Read more
CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR Scan the QR code to launch the ebook of CES Monitoring in central London. See the article on the De Vere Gardens development on pp22-23. Image ©Korec. 16 Richard Ollier, Cly... Read more
Accelerated Membership for RICS Fellows and Members Belong here Is the focus of your work in the civil engineering or geospatial industries? Join the chartered professional body that specialises in th... Read more
President’s Column It’s been an honour THE DAY has finally arrived, my last an insight into different ways of contracting and hopefully throw up some new challenges. column as president! After 18 mont... Read more
Events London Mapping Festival ongoing-31 December 2012: London, UK www.londonmappingfestival.org DelhiBuild 27-30 September 2012: New Delhi, India www.india-build.com Hydro 12 13-15 November 2012: Ro... Read more
ICES Regions South East Ongoing-31 December 2012: LMF London Mapping Festival is a series of mapping events. To keep up to date, register for the eNewsletter at www.londonmappingfestival.org/newslette... Read more
Institution News All things ICES The institution is holding an All Things ICES event at the end of the month. Members and prospective members are invited to the Chartered Institution of Highways and T... Read more
Membership Application and Upgrade Workshops Workshop Calendar 2012 18 September 3.30pm Sale 16 October 3.30pm Sale Membership Surgery On all the dates above there will be individual one to one appoin... Read more
News Roundup Faro and Trimble collaboration Faro is to produce laser scanners for Trimble. An OEM and distribution agreement was entered into at the end of July with the first product set to be launch... Read more
News Roundup New contract for major projects The Chartered Institute of Building has recently consulted industry on its new Complex Projects Contract, focused on better time management and dispute avo... Read more
ICES Training Suite ICES can provide your company with a professional, spacious, modern, and friendly environment to satisfy your training and meeting requirements. Anyone hiring the suite has the add... Read more
Training Diary ICES Training Suite Diary Provider Date Time Cost Course Booking The ArcGIS Desktop Part 1 two-day course introduces the student to ArcGIS and gives an understanding of the main functio... Read more
Letters I have to agree with Professor McNaughton that “doing nothing is not an option” but disagree strongly that “the mooted alternatives cannot bring the necessary long term capacity and connectivi... Read more
Social Network The (CES) social network KOREC KNOW HOW is on the road again... Where is quantity surveying headed with the rise of BIM? Will we still use excel or move to cost data base apps? http://l... Read more
Corporate Manslaughter Corporate manslaughter: Are directors the bait? Richard Ollier, Senior Associate, Clyde & Co LION STEEL became the third with the prosecution who agreed to drop all remaining ch... Read more
Corporate Manslaughter addressing safety in relation to the work being carried out at the time of the accident. A defendant can only be guilty of gross negligence manslaughter for an omission if they ... Read more
Corporate Manslaughter The question is to what extent an individual will be prepared to sacrifice the organisation for personal freedom and to what extent are the prosecution prepared to utilise this ... Read more
Adjudication Can a withholding notice avoid complying with an adjudicator’s decision? Laura Rainbow, Solicitor, Systech Solicitors ATTEMPTS to set off sums against an the court for enforcement of the ... Read more
Employment Law Larner — the right to holiday when on sick leave Justin Govier, Partner, IBB Solicitors WHETHER or not a worker is entitled to annual leave while on sick leave has been a hot topic in t... Read more
Employment Law Hopefully the forthcoming government review of the regulations will provide some clarity on a lot of these issues, but one gets the feeling this topic may run and run. Practical implica... Read more
Monitoring Monitoring De Vere Gardens Vince Bridle, Senior Land Surveyor, Sir Robert McAlpine, with Lucy Hamilton, Korec Monitoring: An intermittent (regular or irregular) series of observations in ti... Read more
Monitoring which cut down the learning curve and, having seen the system demonstrated on a small scale project, they knew it could be manipulated for their specific requirements Deliverables A control... Read more
Asset Management Capital building basis for the strategic facilities plan for the duration of the PFI. The deferred maintenance items have classifications such as statutory compliance, lease obligatio... Read more
Asset Management Prioritise capital projects Turning an organisation’s strategic facilities plan, which may have a five to ten year horizon into an actionable annual budget, can be a challenging proce... Read more
Continuing Professional Development Contact: Professional Development Coordinator Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors +44 (0)161 972 3123 development@cices.org www.cices.org The Chart... Read more
PFI Is it really unavailable? Unavailability deductions in PFI Colette Morgan-Ford, Senior Associate, Pinsent Masons LLP THE more cynical amongst us may think that the growing frequency of unavailabil... Read more
PFI Defending deductions claims Even if an authority demonstrates a service failure, a party could attempt to defend a claim for deductions on the following grounds: Accessibility/availability conditi... Read more
PFI operate with each other in good faith and also provided that the trust could make deductions from monthly payments due to the contractor for performance failures and could levy deductions for serv... Read more
FIDIC The rainbow suite The 1999 FIDIC contracts: Part 10 Determination by the engineer Paul Battrick FRICS MCIArb, Managing Director (International), and Phil Duggan BSc MSc MCIArb, Operational Direc... Read more
FIDIC Perhaps, the confusion surrounding the role of the engineer in issuing determinations under the ‘new’ conditions, arises from the role of the engineer under the previous ones. In a similar vein ... Read more
Claims Learning the science of construction claims Andy Hewitt MCInstCES FQSi ACIOB, Course Developer and Tutor, Claims Class TRADITIONALLY, claims within the construction industry were handled by the... Read more
Insurance Today’s life of PI Chris Lennon, Head of Office, Lockton NOT everyone hiring themselves out as also likely that the professional will feel offended by the accusation and wish to defend their... Read more
Insurance incident occurs that is the fault of that professional? Given the hard times and increasingly costly and litigious environment, would a lead contractor want to have the claims of the profess... Read more
TSA Focus Ere mate... wanna buy a thingy? Rory Stanbridge FCInstCES MRICS FRSPSoc, Secretary General, The Survey Association OKAY, so the title of this piece may not be the Where are they? The TSA’s L... Read more
PFI The value for money of PFI Andrew Smith, Head of UK Local Authority Business, DTZ THE value for money of private finance initiative public sector and at very low cost, whereas the private sector s... Read more
Approved Development Schemes Recruit, motivate and retain high calibre employees Add value to employment packages Ensure employees develop their roles quickly and efficiently Preferred route to get em... Read more
Advertorial Surveying the scene with Subaru all-wheel drive FOR any engineer or surveyor looking for their next car, The versatile Subaru Forester A mainstay of the Subaru line-up, the Subaru Forester... Read more
Profiles/Advertorial BAM Construction Ltd NW specified Winn & Coales (Denso)’s Densoseal 16A for sealing all electrical service cables ducts, with diameters of up to 300mm, in the external basement an... Read more
Classifieds Construction Claims Equipment Mapping and Data Mapping and Surveying Modelling and Software Mobile Mapping Mapping (Underground) Monitoring Quantity Surveying Site Investigation APEX DRIIL... Read more
Classifieds/Where to Buy Surveys samsett Surveys & Engineering Ltd 3D laser scanning • Topographical surveys • Measured building surveys • Monitoring • Primary and secondary control networks • Volumet... Read more
Recruitment Position: EXPORT CONTRACTS MANAGER LAND SURVEYOR SUMO Surveying Services require a land surveyor based in the Buckinghamshire/Northamptonshire area. The ideal candidate will have several y... Read more
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