(2021) is a standard construction contract form
designed for the Contractor and Subcontractor when performing the required
subcontract work for a single, pre-determined fixed price or lump sum,
regardless of the Subcontractor's actual costs. Users can choose between the
refer-by-reference or standalone approaches simply by completing either page 2A
or page 2B (not both) and discarding the other page.
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16 (1992) is a guide outlining a change-order
checklist. It includes a model change-order quotation form.
19 (2011) is a standard sub-subcontract form
between subcontractor and sub-subcontractor where payment is based on a
stipulated or fixed price. Users can choose between the refer-by-reference or
standalone approaches simply by completing either page 2 or page 3 (not both)
and discarding the other page.
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CCA 25 (2001)
describes the standards of performance for managing the planning, design,
construction, and commissioning of a capital project within a prescribed budget
and time frame. The scope of Project Management services should be clearly
defined and recorded in an agreement:
Preliminary Requirements: At the outset of the
project, the Project Manager should become familiar with the feasibility
report. Some Owners may even ask the Project Manager to prepare or advise on
the preparation of a feasibility report;
25 also provides fee guidelines for Project
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CCA 26 (2016)
explains what Construction Management is and the two fundamentally different
forms of Construction Management contracts: "for Services" and "for Services
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CCA 27 (1997) is a
guide outlining sound environmental practices in the construction industry. It
serves to assist contractors in developing an Environmental Management Program.
Topics addressed in this guide include:
28 (2009) identifies where cash flow problems occur
in a construction project and suggests possible solutions. This guide explains
the important steps to improving cash flow on a project and discusses effective
billing and collection procedures to ensure that accounts receivable are paid
as expediently as possible.
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.
CCA 51 (2008)
addresses the practices involved in the procurement of Subcontractor's
construction services, whereby price is the primary determinant in
Subcontractor selection. Its use is intended to foster improved mutual
cooperation and productivity between Prime Contractors and Subcontractors.
CCA 51 recommends
best practices in all aspects of the bid calling and award subcontract process:
Principles of the law of competitive bidding;
Preparing the subcontract bidding requirements;
Preparing the subcontract requirements;
Calling for subcontract bids;
Receiving subcontract bids; and
CCA 52 (2008) is a
guide to the strategic formation, operation, and management of joint ventures
as a business vehicle in the construction industry. It highlights information
and issues that businesses involved in commercial construction may wish to
consider in determining whether a joint venture could be a suitable form of
organization to develop, advance, or enhance their business purposes.
The Guide introduces the concept of a joint venture, and
outlines the potential advantages and risks inherent in entering into this form
of business organization. In addition, it identifies and describes factors that
are important to the success of a joint venture.
CCA 53 (2016)
draws the attention of trade contractors to certain clauses that frequently
appear in construction contract or subcontract documents which can adversely
affect the rights and obligations of the trade contractor. This document is a
guide for trade contractors in reviewing contracts, no matter where they are
positioned in relation to the project.
CCA 53 includes
Contractual implications of IPD and BIM;
Conduit or flow-down provisions in subcontracts;
Scope bidding and the description of the
Payment clauses in subcontracts;
Remedies for non-payment;
General insurance requirements;
Protection-of-work clauses in subcontracts;
Warranties in subcontracts;
Temporary site facilities;
Delay provisions; and
Change orders and change directives.
In addition, it includes a checklist that
identifies issues that trade contractors need to be aware of and factor into
their decision-making prior to bidding, signing, and commencing work.
CCA 61 (2008) is a
guide explaining the costs and risks associated with pre-purchasing equipment
and materials, which may outweigh any anticipated economic and scheduling
This document is
available free of charge for GVCA and CCA members.
CCA 81 (2001) is a
guide providing an overview of federal, provincial and municipal waste
guidelines and the CCA's Waste Management Code of Practice.
CCA 82 (2004) is
the product of a Mould Task Force created by the Canadian Construction
Association in June 2002 to develop national guidelines to assist contractors
in minimizing the potential for mould growth, and instituting effective
remediation practices. These national guidelines provide useful information and
step-by-step instructions in the following areas:
Minimizing of Moisture Intrusion;
Proper Building Maintenance and Operation;
Mould Remediation Protocols;
Proper Disposal of Mouldy Materials; and
Guidelines for Selecting Mould Remediation
document is available free of charge for GVCA and CCA members.
CCA 83 (2004) is a
guide providing owners and operators of hot mix asphalt plants with information
and guidance related to the management of their plant assets in a more
sustainable and environmentally-friendly fashion. The guide contains checklists
that owners can use to improve their plant's environmental performance.
CCA 90 (2007) is a
guide document offering the value and benefits of electronic procurement. It
identifies the key issues and recommended "best practices" for the process.
This guide covers:
Governing legislation and legal status;
Availability and format of bid documents;
Computer and communication system reliability;
Bid authentication and validation;
Bid closing time;
Submission of bid securities;
Submission of bid supplements; and
The CCA Guide (1993)
was 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.
The main topics it addresses are:
Treatment of geotechnical reports in tender
Recommended contract provisions for geotechnical
information in construction contracts.
The CCA Human
Resources Toolkit is designed to provide employers in the construction
industry with practical guidance on human resources related issues. Developed
by and issued with the permission of the Saskatchewan Construction Association,
this toolkit includes explanations of key concepts, templates, and case
studies. It contains modules on workforce planning, recruitment and selection,
workforce engagement and performance, and a prescription for leading in
MODULE 1: workforce planning;
MODULE 2: recruitment and selection;
MODULE 3: workforce engagement and performance;
MODULE 4: prescription for leading in changing
The purchase of this toolkit includes access to download
over 50 forms and templates relating to finance and administration, health and
safety, conduct and discipline, employment, strategic planning, and promoting
careers in construction.
Contracts (1, 19);
Guides (16, 25, 26, 27, 28, 50, 51, 52, 53, 61,
81, 82, 83, 90); and
Other publications (Guide 1993, Guide 2010).
Also includes all associated seals:
CCA 1 x2; and
CCA 19 x2.
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