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”.
“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.
JCT Chair, Peter Hibberd, has responded to the Government’s draft guidelines on New Models of Construction Procurement, published by the Cabinet Office and Energy Reform Group in January.
JCT contracts are best positioned to deliver the needs of the public sector and the wider industry, JCT Chair, Peter Hibberd, tells delegates at the annual JCT Construction Industry Parliamentary Reception, at the House of Commons.
JCT Chair, Peter Hibberd, presented a paper entitled, ‘How difficult is it to write a standard form contract!’ to delegates at the Arbrix General Practice Spring Conference on 15 March 2014.
A new line-up of judges for JCT’s 2014 Student Essay Competition has been announced. The competition is now into its third year and continues to offer a unique opportunity for construction students to receive recognition and support for their skills.
The future of UK construction is dependent on effective partnership between government and industry, explained Chief Construction Adviser, Peter Hansford at the JCT Povey Lecture on 14th November 2013.