A lively and productive day at the joint European Construction Institute (ECI) and Constructing Excellence (CE) workshop 23 October titled ‘Eliminate Waste – Maximise Productivity – Become Successful’, asked what it would take for Global Engineering & Construction to attract the investment essential to assure a sustainable industry. The answer - a revolution. Workshop [...]
Major infrastructure and offshore & onshore EPC contracts: Too Big to Fail or an Extraordinary Risk?
Kingsfield are honoured to be jointly presenting the event 'Major infrastructure and offshore & onshore EPC contracts: Too Big to Fail or an Extraordinary Risk?' with Atkin Chambers in London on 14 November which reflects our collaborative approach to dealing with the legal, contractual, commercial, technical and project management aspects of the challenges that [...]
Here at Kingsfield we are evolving - Kingsfield Consulting is becoming Kingsfield Academy! Kingsfield can proudly look back to over 35 years of providing hands-on support to our clients in making or defending claims, in resolving legal disputes, in acting as expert witnesses or in achieving numerous negotiated settlements on major construction projects. In [...]
At Kingsfield, we are excited to be delivering our first project sponsor program "Effective Project Oversight" for a group of contractor executives in the October. We have created this new course because we can see the direct connection between an effective, engaged sponsor and successful projects outcomes. This is supported by extensive research in [...]
I was delivering a course this week in Germany with a great group of project managers, and we were talking about ‘walking in the shoes of their clients’ as a means to a better understanding of and empathy for their client’s business. This got me thinking about walking in the shoes of our clients [...]
In a recent article in Building (13.9.19), a recent case in the High Court in Hong Kong highlighted how important it is to comply with any conditions precedent to making a claim. These are often found in construction contracts, and make certain rights conditional upon their satisfaction. These are typically giving formal notice – [...]