Monthly Archives: February 2012

The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

  At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.” In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says … Continue reading

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CPD Security of Payment 2012-13 – ENTITLEMENT – Part 3 The QBSA Act

ENTITLEMENT – Part 3 The QBSA Act Most contractors think of the QBSA Act as the licencing rules for contractors and subcontractors, complete with penalties for poor performance. However, the QBSA Act protects contractors in a number of ways, including … Continue reading

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CREATIVE CONTRACT CLAUSES – GOOD BUSINESS OR BAD MANAGEMENT?

Increasingly, we see respondents adopting “creative” contract clauses to impede or avoid managing legislated payment and contract management processes.  The problem is that every clause in a contract assigns rights and responsibilities on one or both parties.  They absorb valuable … Continue reading

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CPD Security of Payment 2012/3 – Entitlement part 2

John Lowry FAIQS, AIAMA, ICECA, Reg Adjudicator (Qld) ENTITLEMENT – Part 2 Entitlement is your right to payment of the amounts claimed in your payment claims. It also establishes your rights in relation to the amounts you are required to … Continue reading

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Why Choose a Quantity Surveyor to Value Your Payment Claims?

A recent Queensland Supreme Court decision highlights the value of choosing competent professionals to value disputed progress payments.  A recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision (Syntech Resources Pty Ltd v Peter Campbell Earthmoving (Aust) Pty Ltd & Ors) considered the … Continue reading

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Case Note – What documents are required to be included with a Payment Schedule

Providing further materials in adjudication responses under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) February 2012 The recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision of Syntech Resources Pty Ltd v Peter Campbell Earthmoving (Aust) Pty Ltd & Ors [2011] … Continue reading

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CPD Security of Payment 2012/2 – Entitlement

Entitlement is your right to payment of the amounts claimed in your payment claims. It also establishes your rights in relation to the amounts you are required to pay to your suppliers and subcontractors. Your entitlement to payment is established … Continue reading

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