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Articles Tagged 'alliance'

  • 4 tips for submitting to project awards
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    How do award contenders craft their submission to tell a compelling story of how the team accomplished outstanding, award-winning achievements in the face of technical difficulty, program complexity and other challenges? more
  • Getting results from alliances
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    It is performance evaluation time on your typical collaborative infrastructure contract. Most who have been there will be familiar with the scramble to gather data and evidence, present it winningly and then refine and improve performance based on the management team’s evaluation and feedback. more
  • Project alliancing: Queensland Main Roads

    Queensland’s Department of Main Roads has considerable experience with alliancing. The organisation has used the approach for more than a decade under the guidance of the Major Projects Office’s general manager Derek Skinner, who says alliancing is used where appropriate for a major project to provide the potential to progressively wind up the project as the issues are settled and the Total Outturn Cost (TOC) is signed off. more
  • Project: Tugun Bypass, Queensland

    To understand what the parties involved in Queensland’s Tugun Bypass set out to achieve for its stakeholders, you need look no further that this quote from the PacificLink Alliance Induction Book:

    The Tugun Bypass is more than just an important road for this region. It has brought together friendly, determined people who see this as an opportunity to create a landmark for this region. We are passionate about creating a ‘Journey to Remember’, not only for the people who will use the Tugun Bypass, but also in the hearts of the employees brought together under the banner of PacificLink Alliance. more
  • Alliancing benefits and challenges in infrastructure projects

    Alliance contracting offers an unprecedented way to create a strong synergy between partners to deliver a project too complex for traditional ‘hard dollar’ procurement and delivery methods. It brings together several organisations including the client, such as a government infrastructure agency or utility; and non-owner participants such as a civil engineering firm and a constructor, as well as technical specialists as required. more
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  • Alliancing trends towards Early Contractor Involvement
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    More than 12 years of alliance contracting in Australasia’s public infrastructure sector has yielded a range of relationship-based models to successfully deliver projects. The Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contracting methodology in Australia is a unique form of collaborative contracting, inspired by the UK’s Highways Agency. ECI contracting has rapidly gained popularity since Queensland’s Department of […] more
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  • Alliance Contracting Excellence Awards call for nominations

    Collaborative Contracting has opened nominations for the Alliance Contracting Excellence (ACE) Awards, to be held in conjunction with the Collaborative Contracting Excellence Summit in Sydney this May. The 5th Annual ACE Awards has a number of categories covering areas where project professionals have made outstanding achievements in contracting partnerships, including Excellence in Services/Operations/Maintenance Alliances and […] more