Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 March 2019: As part of the Quantum Lecture Series, Associate Director, Michael Davies recently presented ‘Effective Contract Administration’ at the POWERCHINA and Sinohydro Annual Meeting in Dubai for the second year running. The annual meeting is attended by up to 120 attendees held over a number of days.
The dynamic presentation included topics ranging from notifications and time bars, programme and delay analysis, concurrent delay and dispute avoidance. The presentation also included examples of projects Quantum has been involved with and the typical issues encountered relating to the topics presented from the types of delays and the amended forms of FIDIC contract.
The presentation formed part of the Quantum/POWERCHINA/Sinohydro Strategic Cooperation Agreement signed in April 2017. The agreement creates a fully comprehensive construction consultancy solution offering both parties the opportunity to focus on their individual areas of expertise while enhancing the overall service offering to current and future POWERCHINA/Sinohydro clients. It also confirms both Quantum and POWERCHINA/Sinohydro value of a win-win partnership and shared success.
Michael Davies has over 12 years’ experience in commercial and claims management across the UK and Middle East. He has a wide range of experience from quality monitoring, project and contract management to construction law including various forms of building contracts that has proved invaluable to clients. His experience includes providing assistance to contractors in the Middle East, specifically claims for extension of time, loss and expense and liquidated and ascertained damages, quantum for prolongation, disruption, variation costs and working to assist experts for expert witness reports for use in arbitration.
Quantum is acknowledged as one of the leading construction support consultancies dedicated to serving the interests of the international construction and engineering industries. In addition to regular industry presentations, Quantum is also actively involved in the presentation of training courses and mentoring programmes. The company is regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence.
POWERCHINA is an integrated construction group that provides investment and financing, planning design, engineering construction, equipment manufacturing and operation management for hydraulic and hydropower projects and infrastructure. Its principal businesses include energy and power and construction engineering including survey, planning, design and project contracting, water ecological environmental governance and development and operation of other resources, real estate development and operation, and the manufacture and lease of related equipment. POWERCHINA ranks first in the global industry of electric power construction in terms of the planning, design and construction capability and performance.
Sinohydro Corporation is a driving force behind China’s industrial development and a leading Chinese corporation operating globally providing one-stop services of financing, engineering, purchasing, implementation and operation of projects of power, water conservancy, transport infrastructure and civil works such as public/private buildings or facilities that comprise key points of local economic development. With diversified operations in over 80 countries, Sinohydro is an internationally renowned and management-oriented contractor. Its businesses cover almost all areas of the construction sector, including energy, transport, water works, civil engineering and building.
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Our experienced teams working across the MENA region, Asia, Europe, Africa and the USA, provide contractual, commercial and planning support to construction teams with expertise in forensic delay, quantum analysis and the preparation of entitlement submissions for the resolution of construction claims and disputes.
As a leading industry specialist, the Quantum team comprises over 120 industry specialists with experts in many fields including Chartered Engineers, Chartered Surveyors, Contracts/Commercial Specialists, Quantity Surveyors, Forensic Delay Analysts and Media Specialists. Our strong reputation around the world for exceptional quality of service is at the heart of our company’s customer-centric focus.
Quantum is regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence.