Construction Contracting: Business and Legal Principles, Second edition
Bartholomew, Stuart H.
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About Construction Contracting: Business and Legal Principles, 2nd edition by Stuart H. Bartholomew: Exceptionally practical and authoritative, this introduction to construction contracting as it applies to typical, every-day situations explains “theoretical” ideas in terms of what really happens in practice. It emphasizes the more common case law holdings and industry customs that help avoid troublesome legal issues during the completion of a project. - Provided by previous publisher. Are you a professor reviewing or adopting this book for a course? We'd love to know. Please complete the adoption form at: https://bit.ly/construction_contracting Find me free online in PDF at https://doi.org/10.21061/constructioncontracting2e Find me free online in Pressbooks at https://pressbooks.lib.vt.edu/constructioncontracting Table of Contents 1. Interface of the Law with the Construction Industry 2. Contract Formation, Privity of Contract, and Other Contract Relationships 3. The Prime Contract - An Overview 4. Prime Contract - Format and Major Components 5. Owner-Construction Contractor Prime Contract "Red Flag" Clauses 6. Labor Agreements 7. Purchase Order and Subcontract Agreements 8. Insurance Contracts 9. Surety Bonds 10. Joint-Venture Agreements 11. Bid and Proposals 12. Mistakes in Bids 13. Breach of Contract 14. Contract Changes 15. Differing Site Conditions 16. Delays, Suspensions, and Terminations 17. Liquidated Damages, Force Majeure, and Time Extensions 18. Allocating Responsibility for Delays 19. Constructive Acceleration 20. Common Rules of Contract Interpretation 21. Documentation and Records 22. Construction Contract Claims 23. Dispute Resolution About the Author Stuart “Bart” Bartholomew (1925-2013) joined the Navy as an engineer after enrolling at NROTC programs at the University of Washington. He earned bachelors and master’s degrees in civil engineering from UC Berkeley and made his post-Navy civilian career in heavy industry. He worked for legendary dam builder, Harvey Slocum on Bull Shoals Dam in Arkansas; Bhakra Dam in Punjab, India; Karnaphuli Dam in Bangladesh; port and rail facilities in Port Hedland, Western Australia; several segments of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in San Francisco and the East Bay; and numerous marine, bridge, transportation and tunneling projects in the Midwest and on the East Coast. He joined Fruin-Colnon Corporation, becoming a vice president and member of the board of directors before his retirement in the early 1980s. He was a Fellow and Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a member of both the Moles and Beavers heavy engineering construction associations for over 25 years and was honored by the Beavers with the annual Engineering Award for outstanding achievement in Heavy Engineering Construction. After retirement from industry he pursued a second career as a professor of Construction Management at California State University, Chico, during which time he wrote Construction Contracting. Publication Information Published in 2002 as ISBN 1-13-091055-4 | Rights reverted to estate 2022 | Published by the Open Education Initiative of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech 2022 as ISBN 978-1-957213-20-0 under CC BY NC SA 4.0. (c) Estate of Stuart H. Bartholomew. Released with permission by the University Libraries at Virginia Tech under Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial- ShareAlike (CC BY NC-SA) 4.0 License. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/legalcode This material was previously published by Pearson Education, Inc. Any derivatives of this work must comply with the requirements of the Creative Commons license and include the following statement, “This material was previously published by Pearson Education, Inc.” Accessibility Statement: The Open Education Initiative at the University Libraries at Virginia Tech is committed to making its publications accessible in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The PDF and online versions of this book utilizes header structures and alternative text which allow for machine readability and navigation. Note to users: This work may contain components (e.g., illustrations, or quotations) not covered by the license. Every effort has been made to identify these components but ultimately it is your responsibility to independently evaluate the copyright status of any work or component part of a work you use, in light of your intended use.
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