Re: Building delays and claims2
Apr 15, 2011 9:02 am
First thing i would do is arm myself with weather info of the days around the claimed date. And go from there. Hope you can find it here,just look for your building area. Apparantly a rain day is 5.0mm or more,from what i have read on here somewhere. http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN60901 ... 5765.shtml
Re: Building delays and claims3
Apr 15, 2011 9:16 am
Maybe they made a mistake with the date. I would chase it up, just to let them know you are watching them.
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Site start 15/03/2010 - Handover 23/12/2010
9 months and 8 days (284 calendar days) from site start to handover
Re: Building delays and claims5
Apr 16, 2011 7:59 pm
I think they probably can claim it anyway. They may reasonably argue that even though they did their best to maintain construction during the weather, the rain prevented performing a particular task (e.g. because of OH&S and a wet roof) or site access for a particular piece of equipment which then had to be rescheduled for a later date resulting in a delay.
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PCI July 15th
Re: Building delays and claims7
Apr 17, 2011 1:00 am
It did pour like crazy at our site too. But that was the day they put the roof trusses over the garage, completed framing and invoiced me the very next day for framing completion. I mean the one day is really not a big deal but certainly it reflects on their work ethics and integrity.
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