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Welcome to CCi – September 2022

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in September 2022 Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as

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Descoping

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

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People News

Ask the Expert – Gary McGifford

Gary McGifford Director – Delay London, UK Ask the Expert is a CCi article series where our consultants provide insight into their industry expertise. Gary brings over 15 years of

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Welcome to CCi – August 2022

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in August 2022 Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as

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CCi Expands to Malaysia

Capital Consulting International (CCi) announces the opening of its Malaysia office in Kuala Lumpur. To build upon CCi’s claims and dispute resolution service offering to the insurance, construction, and engineering

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Renewed Perspectives

Ed. 5: Greening the Grid

Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) – the catalyst to unlock renewables? Paul McGonagle Electrical Engineering Specialist Solar and BESS Expert paul.mcgonagle@ccint.co.uk Global battery storage capacity additions in 2020 rose to

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CCi Expansion in The Middle East

Continuing our commitment of providing top quality insurance, construction consulting and dispute services to our worldwide clients, Capital Consulting International (CCi) has expanded its operations in the Middle East, with

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Welcome to CCi – July 2022

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in July 2022 Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as

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Welcome to CCi – June 2022

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in June 2022 Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as

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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

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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

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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

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Welcome to CCi – David Merritt

CCi announced today that David Merritt, a leading global testifying quantum expert, has joined CCi as the Head of Middle East and Asia. David is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and

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Welcome to CCi – May 2022

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in May 2022 Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as

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People News

CCi Stories – Costa Franceskides

Costa Franceskides MEng MSc PhD CEng MIMechESenior Forensic Consultant (London, UK) In this article, we sit down with Costantinos (Costa) Franceskides, a Senior Forensic Consultant based in our London, UK

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Welcome to CCi – April 2022

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in April 2022 Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as

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CCi Stories – Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy MRICS MCIARb MCIOB Senior Associate Director (Sydney) In this article, we sit down with Sean Murphy, a Senior Associate Director based in our Sydney, Australia team, to discuss

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Welcome to CCi – March 2022

CCi welcomes the talented people who joined the team in March 2022 Thank you for choosing to build your career with CCi.  We welcome your expertise and fresh perspective as

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Welcome to CCi – Lee Simões

CCi announced today that Lee Simões, a leading quantum expert, has joined the team as Managing Director, MENA. Lee is a professionally qualified Quantity Surveyor with over 27 years experience,

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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

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Sinead Waldron on Breaking the Bias

International Women’s Day 2022 falls 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

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Origin of the Quantity Surveyor Species

In this article Andrew Merrilees – Expert Witness, Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Director at Capital Consulting International (CCi) examines the evolution of the QS profession and the duties of an

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Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires CCi

HOUSTON, TX – December 22, 2021 – Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. (“Rimkus”), a worldwide provider of forensic engineering and technical consulting services, today announced the acquisition of Capital Consulting International

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Concurrent Delay in Canada – What Now?

In this article Capital Consulting International’s Seán Hollywood FRICS, FCIOB, MCIArb, PQS, MSc, BSc (Hons) opines on why Concurrent Delay relating to Construction Projects has been the subject of much

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Prolonged or Elongated?

Introduction During a lecture given by a construction judge, I made the following handwritten note on my handout. “It is clear and understandable that the law permits those whose tenure

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CCi expands its team in North America

CCi is pleased to announce that the CCi North America business led by Henry Densham, will be further strengthened with the addition of a leadership team, providing construction disputes and

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Substantiating a Claim

What is a Claim? The word ‘claim’ is often used to describe a party’s potential entitlement to additional costs or time but for which there is no express instruction or

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Mitigation versus Acceleration

The world continues to adjust to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The only ‘normal’ we can expect from the ‘new normal’ is more change and uncertainty. Like the dunes

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Professional Indemnity Insurance

Contracting strategies for major infrastructure projects have seen a transition from traditional Design-bid-Build towards an EPC/Design and Construct strategy. Design is often conducted at pace with a short lead-in to

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JCT Contracts – Health Risks – COVID 19

The impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to escalate and will likely significantly affect projects in the construction and infrastructure sectors. Essentially, delay and disruption to projects due to material

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CCi 2019 Claims Debate

Hugely privileged to have had such a great turn out of industry leaders and stakeholders. As well as some excellent case studies, we debated the future for insurance and construction

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CCi’s Annual Claims Debate 2018

On Thursday 4th October, CCi held their annual claims debate in the Old Library at the Lloyds of London Building. 120 people across the insurance and re-insurance sector attended another

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CCi Present at the Asia Power Forum 2018

CCi’s Alan Purbrick gave a presentation at the Asia Power Forum entitled “Time is an Illusion”, which covered the background to Delay in Start Up and the methodology for analysing DSU claims. Steven Horne,

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