VOLUME 5   ISSUE 26   JULY 01, 2016


By Bruce Jervis


“Pay-if-paid” clauses in subcontracts are controversial. Many consider it unfair for a prime contractor to shift the risk of project owner nonpayment to a subcontractor that has no business relationship with the owner. In some states, pay-if-paid clauses have been rendered unenforceable by statute or judicial ruling. In most states, however, they are enforceable if clearly drafted. Read More.


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This week's blog highlights from across the industry look at:


  • Tomorrow's Building Materials

  • Text Message is a Binding Contract

  • ConAppGuru's Construction Apps for June



We uncovered some interesting videos this week under the heading of "Civil Engineering Information Videos."  The first shows some shaft work followed by some drill and blast tunnel work.  Read more...






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