The Importance of Preserving History

One of my most memorable projects must be the redevelopment of Hayes Point in Sully, Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales. The lessons I learned built a strong foundation at the start of my career and instilled principles which I still use to this day. History Behind the Project Working for the Client […]

Working on the King Shaka International Airport

Often when we recall a project memory, the first thing our minds turn to is the project statistics, such as the project’s size, its complexity, how much it cost or how much more it cost and how much longer it took. Working on the King Shaka International Airport (‘KSIA’) in South Africa over 10 years […]


Construction contracts are unique in a way that allows changes to be introduced to the works without running afoul of the law. The variation mechanism in construction contracts allows that flexibility to make changes to the works, not foreseen at the time of the execution of the contract. Changes can consist of additional works, replacement […]

Experience as a DAB Member in Tanzania

Simon J Lowe Managing Director Asia Pacific MSc DipQS FRICS FAIQS FCIArb MAE FCIOB From 2011 to 2014, I was a Member of a Dispute Adjudication Board on a 95km road upgrade project in Tanzania. The road ran from Sumbawanga to Laela, close to the borders with The Congo and Zambia. The population in the […]

Is the development of offshore wind mirroring that of upstream energy?

Daniel Sim Associate Director – Renewables Lead Daniel Sim will be speaking at the 2022 Asia Power Forum in Singapore on 15th September 2022. Daniel will be speaking on the topic of whether wind energy is mirroring the development of upstream energy. Below he introduces the topic, and gives an idea on where the presentation will […]

Ever Increasing Cost of Project Delivery in New Zealand

The biggest topic in the New Zealand construction industry is the continued increase in the cost of construction projects. More specifically, how much of that cost increase is as a direct result of the Covid 19 Pandemic and which project stakeholder is required to take financial accountability for this increase. “The construction industry was just […]

Ask the Expert – Jeffery Whitfield

Jeffery Whitfield Director – Quantum LLB FRICS MCIArb Manchester, UK Ask the Expert is a CCi article series where our consultants provide insight into their industry expertise. Jeffery Whitfield is a Quantum Director based in our Manchester, UK office. He has 30 years consulting as a testifying expert witness. Jeffrey’s experience as a Project Scheduler […]

Ask the Expert – Yazeed Abdelhadi

Yazeed Abdelhadi Senior Associate Director Melbourne, Australia Ask the Expert is a CCi article series where our consultants provide insight into their industry expertise. Yazeed Abdelhadi is a Chartered Professional Engineer with over 15 years of experience in civil engineering, cost engineering, project management, and leadership and management. After spending the first 10 years of his […]

Region in Focus – Perth Australia

Region in Focus is a CCi article series showcasing our global teams of of highly qualified delay, quantum, and technical professionals. In this article we highlight the strong Perth, Australia team and their commercial presence in Western Australia. As part of CCi’s expansion strategy in the Asia Pacific region and after several years of servicing […]

Women of CCi – Breaking the Bias

International Women’s Day 2022 fell on 8th March, with an overarching focus on breaking down gender biases that cause gender inequality in our societies #BreaktheBias. In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we wanted the voices of Our People to join the conversation; both men and women. In this article we sat down with […]