What can we learn from past economic recoveries? This was the question put to delegates by JCT Chair, Peter Hibberd, in his speech at the Scottish Building Contract Committee (SBCC) Annual Conference in Glasgow on 27th November.
JCT Chair, Peter Hibberd, has been presented with the ‘2014 Clare Edwards Award for contribution to construction law’; an award jointly sponsored by TeCSA, (the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association) and the Contractors Legal Group.
The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool has won the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year.
Barrister, arbitrator and columnist, Tony Bingham explained that the construction industry must ‘face reality’ and find a ‘common purpose’ in his JCT Povey Lecture, delivered on Thursday 13 November 2014.
Barrister, arbitrator and Building columnist, Tony Bingham, will give the JCT Povey Lecture on Thursday 13 November 2014, entitled “Let’s make friends with reality”.
JCT Povey Lecture 2014 “Let’s make friends with reality” Tony Bingham, Barrister and Arbitrator Download Tony Bingham’s lecture note in full About the Povey Lecture The JCT Povey Lecture is an annual event at which an eminent person is invited to give their thoughts on significant matters that are relevant to the construction and property industry. The purpose of the lecture is to stimulate thought and encourage ways of continuing to improve the quality and value of construction output. The event was inaugurated in 2003…
“Creative Construction” is the topic for the JCT Student Essay Competition 2015, which is now open to all construction students registered with UK institutions.
The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has participated in a Japanese research project comparing current approaches to contractual arrangements in the Japanese construction industry with those across the globe.
Angelica Salas, of the University of Wolverhampton, has been named the winner of the JCT Student Essay Competition 2014, with her essay, “What could be done to simplify construction? Applying Lean thinking and BIM in construction”.
JCT will join celebrations to recognise the 50th anniversary of the Scottish Building Contract Committee (SBCC), by attending a reception at the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh, on 5th June 2014.