Questions related to Civil Engineering Contracts, using FIDIC or other Conditions of Contract, concerning Procurement procedures and documents (pre-qualification, tendering and contracting) and Services/ Works Contracts implementation matters including Determinations, Payments, Time Extensions, VOs, Claims/Disputes. Additionally, questions related to dealing with International Financing Institutions. Can also answer questions in Romanian. Can not answer improperly formulated questions.
Over 20 years of experience in the field of design, works supervision, construction, management of aid funds and technical assistance for various types of contracts implementation, including severe conflictual contractual situations leading to Claims and disputes. Claims/ Contract management, Disputes adjudication, Arbitration.
Member of Romanian Professional Association of Roads and Bridges; Listed on President's List of Adjudicators of Romanian Association of Consulting Engineers www.aric.org Former member of the Disputes Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF) of United States – nominee on DRBF President’s Disputes Board Members List www.drb.org and of DRBF Chapter for Eastern Europe http://dabdrb.googlepages.com Former member of Polish Association of Consulting Engineers (SIDiR) – nominee on SIDiR President’s Disputes Board Members National List http://www.sidir.pl/sidir/index.php?action=czlonkowie&a2=r Member of “AllExperts.com” volunteers pool http://www.allexperts.com/user.cgi?m=4&expID=85358&catID=914 Member of the "Constructions Disputes Resolution Services” International Panel of Construction ADR Specialists" of United States www.constructiondisputes-cdrs.com
- Graduate in 1994 the Construction Institute - Graduate of several FIDIC,Procurement and other courses - Graduate of first Disputes Board Members Mentoring Scheme (http://www1.fidic.org/resources/adjudicators/pupilage.html) - FIDIC Accredited Adjudicator
- Several State organisations/Ministries , such as Ministry of Transport, National Admistration of Roads, Ministry of Regional Development (former Ministry of European Integration), Public Works and Housing, Central Contracting and Financing Unit in Romania and also in Turkey, Croatia and Macedonia - Numerous Western based private consultancy companies - full CV and other relevant information available at www.abinitio.ro
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Dear Abdullah, Thank you for coming back. That concerns the provision under 13.1, which says the Engineer may request such a valuation from the Contractor, prior instructing a variation. Hence
Dear Abdullah, Thank you for your question. Any omission under 12.4 is a Variation, as per 13.1. And any Variation is implemented as per 13.3 and that is where it says the Engineer shall adjust
Dear Khalid, Thank you for your question. Firstly, it was not wise to proceed executing the works, without having the VOs agreed and signed. I hope you do have written instructions for these
Dear Abdullah, Welcome back, thank you for your new question. I am afraid this one is quite tricky as it is not a matter of priority between different Contract documents, but about a difference
Dear Alemu, Thank you for your new question and for the kind wishes. Likewise, wish all the best for all your beloved ones. In brief, if the SubContractor did not pay attention and blindly signed
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