European Federation of Foundation Contractors

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Contract Guidance

Special Conditions for Foundation works

The EFFC has produced the following set of Level 3 fair contractual conditions for foundation contractors to use in their contracts and negotiations. The intention is to encourage commonality of contractual requirements across the industry to ensure a level playing field for all and discourage unacceptable risks being agreed to by the foundation contractor.


Dispute resolution

EFFC has collated an overview of the different approaches to dispute resolution across Europe, focusing on methods of resolving disputes without litigation.

Dispute-resolution-Austria.docx Dispute-resolution-France.docx Dispute-resolution-Germany.docx Dispute-resolution-Netherlands.docx Dispute-resolution-Sweden.docx Dispute-resolution-Switzerland.docx Dispute-resolution-UK.docx

Use of E-Auctions for Foundation Contracts

It is the EFFC’s position that e-auctions should not be used for the procurement of foundations¬†construction services. Download the paper for the detailed explanation for why this form of procurement is inappropriate for the special foundations industry.

czech_online_auction.pdf electronic_auctions_dutch.pdf electronic_auctions_english.pdf electronic_auctions_french.pdf electronic_auctions_german.pdf electronic_auctions_spanish.pdf
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