ABOUT US

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TDS have been formed by Chartered Construction Professionals in 2020 in Hamburg, Germany to provide claims and contract support to companies in the Middle East and Europe. 

We offer products to assist Project Managers to understand their project delays. Bringing clarity and entitlement through detailed reporting will protect your company when delays occur. 99% of all projects are delayed. Start the process early to assess the events and gather supporting documents. Predominant Contractor Risks that cause delays are Site Management and supervision, Planning and Scheduling problems, Labour shortages and productivity. Predominant Owner Risks that cause delays are Variation Orders, Incomplete design, drawing issuing and long waiting time for approvals

EXPERIENCE

Our experience with mega projects assisted various companies with Covid and Extension of Time claims. 

what we offer

We offer products to assist Project Managers to understand their project delays. Bringing clarity and entitlement through detailed reporting will protect your company when delays occur. 99% of all projects are delayed. 

Start the process early to assess the events and gather supporting documents. Predominant Contractor Risks that cause delays are Site Management and supervision, Planning and Scheduling problems, Labour shortages and productivity. Predominant Owner Risks that cause delays are Variation Orders, Incomplete design, drawing issuing and long waiting time for approvals

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PROJECTS (recent)

Al Sahel Hotel BAHRAIN

Description.

We took over the Contract Management role for the completion of the hotel exterior and interior. 

The challenges of the Contract was that the Contractor had a lump sum contract and took over existing concrete structures that were completed 10 years prior.

Highlights – compiling and submission of 3no Extension of Time claims. 

The coaching of the Project Management team in identification of compensation-able delay events. 

Identifying the correct way on pricing lump sum variation items. Increase of $220,000 USD to the Contract price in 3 months. 

Project Details.

Date:October 2019 - June 2020
Location: Bahrain

Client: Chapo Construction Group

Medupi Power Station SOUTH AFRICA

Description.

The Electrical and Instrumentation was started by Alstom and finished by General Electrics. In our time on the project we did the main Senior Quantity Surveying function. Duties was the Financial Administration of the Contract, negotiations of the Monthly Payment certificates with the Client and negotiating Extension of Time Claims.

 

The Civils contract we had was with Basil Read. The main duties there consists of Senior Quantity Surveying, Risk Management and Contracts Management. 

Highlight was making sure the Contractor had a profit of $5.5 million USD.

Extension of Time claim successfully produced and determined by the Engineer. 

 

Project Details.

Date: 2010 - October 2019
Location: South Africa

Clients: Alstom, General Electrics & Basil Read

Riyad Metro Line 5&6 SAUDI ARABIA

Description.

The Project consisted out of the Electrical and Mechanical Packages of Line 5 & 6 of the Riyahd Metro.

Highlights consisted out of the contracts administration of the FIDIC Design and Build Yellow 1999 Book. Being in charge of the Commercial unit existing out of Senior Quantity Surveyors and Cost Engineers. 

We did facilitation of price negotiations between the Contractor and the Client. Including drafting addendum to the contract.

Adjudication of Contractor Claims and monthly application for payments. 

Compiled and drafted the Engineer’s recommendation for the Contractor’s Extension of Time Claims by firstly seeing if the Contractors were entitled for an Extension of Time as per the Contract provisions. 

We analyzed their submit Time Impact Analysis for authenticity and logic.

Their Cost Claims were scrutinized to see if the correct rates and quantities were.

And finally we had to see if the mitigation measures were in place and correctly communicated to the Engineer. 

 

Project Details.

Date:Sept 2016 - Aug 2018
Location:Saudi Arabia

Client: FCC Industrial