Construction Law/CLAIM FOR EOT

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Dear sir,
I am a contractor in Bahrain,constructing a project with lump sum contract.
The joinery work is ps item.My scope of work is already delay by 2 months so far and early start date of joinery was the month of march and that time the site was not ready to receive the joinery.By any other reason client has not nominated the contractor for said work.
Now we realize that all activity can be covered up with the contract time except joinery.
So how can we claim for EOT?
Please advise.

Thanks and regards,

Parwez

Answer
Dear Parwez,

I,am unable to understand that what are the conditions of your Lumpsum Contract.Apparently,it seems that your joinery work has delayed due to the fault of the Client.In principal,you can claim EoT and the cost claim for the delay period,but it will depends on the terms and conditions of your lumpsum Contract.Your claim may involve overhead charges and the financing charges of the delay period.You may claim the fccm cost of equipment and other idle resources.

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Engr, Arshad mahmood  

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I may answer to the questions relating to FIDIC 4th as well as FIDIC 2010 MDB Harmonized version,price adjustment ,Variations,Eot and Cost claims,EPC Contract,Bidding Document,consultancy Contracts,certification,Standard Forms, Dispute resolution; and others pertaining to Contract implementation.

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Contract management and Contract Administration, using FIDIC Conditions of 4th Addition as well as Fidic 1999 Red, Yellow and Silver Books including MDB Harmonized Edition 2010. Particularly in the area of Procurement of Contracts, Certification,Price Adjustment, variations,disputes management, EoT and Cost Claims; and other contractual issues arises from time to time during currecy of the Contracts.

Organizations
Member -Pakistan Engineering Council Member -Pakistan Engineering Congress Member -FIDIC Organisation

Publications
Joint Venture and Consortium Agreements for Pakistan Engineering Council,Pakistan

Education/Credentials
BSc Civil Engineering; Basic Management course; Hydro power Projects; and various other on Job Trainings

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Commendation Certificate for the excellent management qualities and dedication at Ghazi Barotha Hydropower Project; and Certificate of Excellent work performed during Survey Camp.

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Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA),Associate Consulting Engineer(ACE) and National Engineering services Pakistan(Pvt.) Limited (NESPAK)

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