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CCDC 4 – 2011 – Unit Price Contract

Standard prime contract between Owner and prime Contractor to perform the required work for a pre determined, fixed amount for each specified unit of work performed. The total price is determined by multiplying the unit price by the actual, measured quantity of work performed for each specified unit.

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CCDC 3 – 2016 – Cost Plus Contract

Standard prime contract between Owner and prime Contractor to perform the required work on an actual-cost basis, plus a percentage or fixed fee which is applied to actual costs.

Purchase of this document includes two seals.

GUIDE – 1993 Recommended Guidelines for Provision of Geotechnical Information in Construction Contracts

A guide document jointly developed with the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada to assist Owners, Consultants, and Contractors in overcoming problems associated with geotechnical information provided in construction contracts.

CCA 90 – 2007 Guidelines for Electronic Procurement

A guide document offering the value and benefits of electronic procurement. It identifies the key issues and recommended “best practices” for the process.

CCA 81 – 2001 A Best Practices Guide to Solid Waste Reduction

A guide document providing an overview of federal, provincial and municipal waste guidelines and the CCA’s Waste Management Code of Practice.

CCA 61 – 2008 Risks of Pre-Purchasing Equipment and Materials for Construction Projects

A guide document that explains the costs and risks associated with pre-purchasing equipment and materials, which may outweigh any anticipated economic and scheduling advantage.

CCA 53 – 2016 A Trade Contractor’s Guide and Checklist to Construction Contracts

A guide document outlining certain contractual provisions and other issues which can adversely affect the trade contractor’s rights and obligations. It includes a checklist for Trade Contractors.

CCA 52 – 2008 Joint Venture Guide

A guide documents that introduces the concept of a joint venture involved in commercial construction, outlines the potential advantages and risks inherent, identifies keys to a success joint venture, and provides a checklist of commercial consideration of a joint venture agreement.

CCA 51 – 2008 A Guide to Calling Bids and Awarding Subcontracts

A guide document recommending best practices in all aspects of the bid calling and award subcontract process.

CCA 50 – 2003 A Prime Contractor’s Guide to Project Financing and Payment Security

CCA 50 offers detailed guidance to prime contractors on understanding their client’s financial strength and how they are financing your project.  This guide shows how a prime contractor can minimize the risk of non-payment prior to bidding on a project, prior to signing a contract, and during the administration of a contract.  A financing risk management checklist is also provided to list questions that a prime contractor should ask during the bidding and contracting stages, and types of security available to minimize the risk of non-payment.