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General Conditions of Contract for Construction - National Capital Works 4 (NCW4)

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This webinar provides an overview of the new General Conditions of Contract for Construction - National Capital Works 4 (NCW4), released by Austroads and the Australian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC).

It covers:

  • rational for developing NCW4
  • principles underpinning NCW4
  • key clauses in NCW4.

The webinar was presented on 25 July 2019 by Richard Edwards. 

Lean Construction: Responding to the Productivity Challenge Faced by the Construction Industry

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This webinar provides an overview of the Lean approach to construction project delivery.

It covers

  • lean principles, practices and techniques
  • key differences of traditional and lean construction
  • case studies demonstrating the outcomes that can be achieved
  • the current state of lean construction in Australia.

This webinar was presented on 16 May 2019 by Christina Levinson.

Guide to Project Delivery Part 5: Road Construction Quality Assurance

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This webinar provides an overview of the first edition of Austroads Guide to Project Delivery Part 5: Road Construction Quality Assurance.

It covers:

  • the background to the Guide, and concerns with current Quality Assurance contracts
  • measures proposed in the Guide
  • what is involved in implementation of the Guide.

The webinar was presented on 20 September 2018 by Peter Balfe.