Specifications and Contracts: A Series of Lectures Delivered by J.A.L. Waddell ... Including Examples for Practice in Specifications Writing, Together with Notes on the Law of Contracts

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Engineering News Publishing Company, 1907 - Engineering - 169 pages
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Page 78 - Homoeopathy at an appraised valuation, to be determined by three appraisers, one of whom shall be selected by the party of the first part, one by the party of the second part, and the third by the two thus chosen, a majority report to rule.
Page 24 - Material which is to be used without annealing or further treatment is to be tested in the condition in which it comes from the rolls. When material is to be annealed or otherwise treated before use, the specimen representing such material is to be similarly treated before- testing.
Page 78 - The party of the second part hereby agrees that it will not assign or sublet the work covered in this contract, or any portion of it, without the written consent of the party of the first part, but will keep the same within its control. Eleventh. The decision of the engineer shall control as to the interpretation of drawings and specifications during the execution of the work...
Page 25 - Punched rivet holes in medium steel. pitched two (2) diameters from a sheared edge, must stand drifting until their diameters are fifty (50) per cent. greater than those of the original holes, and must show no signs of cracking the metal.
Page 13 - All workmanship must be first-class. All abutting surfaces of compression members, except flanges of plate girders where the joints are fully spliced, must be planed or turned to even bearings, so that they shall be in such contact throughout as may be obtained by such means.
Page 77 - In consideration of the performance by the party of the second part of its convenants and agreements, as hereinbefore set forth, the party of the first part hereby covenants and agrees to pay to the party of the second part as...
Page 73 - Engineer shall control as to the interpretation of drawings and specifications during the execution of the work under them, but if either party shall consider itself aggrieved by any decision it may require the dispute to be finally and conclusively settled by the decision of arbitrators, each...
Page 15 - The contractor shall commence his work at such points as the engineer may direct, and shall conform to his directions as to the order of time in which the different...
Page 79 - Bond pany a surety-company bond, satisfactory to the party of the first part in the sum of for the faithful performance of this contract and the specifications, and of all the terms and conditions therein contained, and for the prompt, payment for all materials and labor used in the manufacture and construction of the structures, and to protect and save harmless the Company from...
Page 78 - No change or alteration shall be made in the terms or conditions of this agreement without the consent of both parties hereto in writing, and no claim shall be made or considered for any extra work unless the same shall be authorized and directed in writing by the engineer. Ninth. In the event of any delay in completing the work embraced in this contract, the party of the second part shall be entitled to no extra compensation on account of such delay, as it is hereby assumed that in submitting its...

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