In this seminar, participants will learn what mediation is and how it differs from court proceedings and other dispute resolution processes. They will hear from a construction and engineering lawyer, construction consultant and an experienced mediator on the benefits of attending mediation as opposed to litigation, and case studies of how mediation resolved parties’ disputes.
The seminar aims to provide participants with some background on mediation, discuss the use of innovative solutions in mediation and how it can be useful to those in the construction industry.
By 1 April 2016, companies are required to issue written employment contract to all employees covered under the Singapore’s Employment Act. The requirement stated that the written employment contract shall contain the mandatory key employment terms (KET). This half-day workshop helps company’s Management and HR personnel prepare for the new requirement taking effect soon.
The advancements in construction technologies has great potential to increase productivity, but construction wastes are still a major challenge. Construction wastes take up majority of the effort involved in construction projects. There is a need for an alternative method to manage and eliminate these wastes like construction delays, waiting times, correction works, and uncertainty and so on.
Lean is the alternative. Lean PlanDo enables construction companies to easily adopt lean construction principles and improve its planning and project management practices and through a collective planning process.
It is inevitable during the life of a project that changes will happen. When these changes occur they usually result in an increase in cost and time for which the Contractor will want to be reimbursed. This seminar will set out how to produce a claim for Time and Cost with focus on the types and content of claims, instructions, what are changes and variation orders, claims concerning time and what happens after the submission of claims.
The Singapore Contractors Association and SCAL Academy with the support from Sphere Exhibits are pleased to organize a One-day Conference on Environment Sustainability with the theme, “Think Green, Build Green”.
The conference, held concurrently with BuildTech Asia, will highlight topics from sustainable practices and solutions to efficient use of resources to achieve cost effectiveness and environmental benefits.