The Value Of Service Agreements In Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Service agreement holders are more likely to be clients who add more value to your construction company because they represent your customer base's most loyal segment. Every service agreement customer represents future work.

#105:  Nonmutual Arbitration Agreements

NH Construction Law

2000) (“We adhere to our view that one-sided agreements to arbitrate are not favored.”). 2018), which construed the following subcontract clause: “At CONTRACTOR’s sole election, any and all disputes arising in any way or related in any way or manner to this Agreement may be decided by mediation, arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution proceedings as chosen by CONTRACTOR.”


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LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

Business Facilities

Read: LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement at million Louisiana Economic Development grant will match $2 million from LSU Shreveport to grow technology careers.

Vermeer Enters Distribution Agreement with Bron

Construction Equipment

Vermeer announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Bron, allowing the group to sell its products through Vermeer industrial dealers worldwide.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Voting Opens on New Washington State NW Contractors Union Agreement

ENR Construction

The Northwest Carpenters Union and the Associated General Contractors of Washington will vote on an agreement starting Thursday night

Deere Announces Supplier Agreement with Engcon

Construction Equipment

John Deere has announced a preferred supplier agreement with engcon. Tiltrotator models ranging from the EC204 up to the EC233 will be available through John Deere construction and compact construction equipment and Hitachi excavator dealers. These tiltrotator models match with the John Deere 26G

Agreement Reached on Bipartisan $550B Infrastructure Package

ENR Construction

Highways, bridges, major transportation projects would receive largest share, $110 billion

Komatsu Signs Agreement on Batteries for Electric Excavators

Construction Equipment

Komatsu has signed a collaboration agreement with Proterra to receive the supply of Proterra’s battery systems with the aim of having Komatsu electrify its small and medium-sized hydraulic excavators.

UA, HVAC Excellence Sign Student Placement Agreement

Contractor Magazine

The agreement establishes a transitional pathway for advanced placement to students enrolled in HVACR educational programs accredited by HVAC Excellence to the United Associations Department of Labor approved apprenticeship program

Good Faith and Fair Dealing: The Essence of Construction Agreements


The aggressive and overzealous use of the contract in order to gain advantage to one party violates the one thing that allows agreements between multiple parties to function and exist – Good Faith And Fair Dealing. Everybody loves to get hung up in contract language.

Why Legal Agreements Matter

Collaborative Construction

The comment below was in response to another poster who mentioned the use of Design-Construct agreements used in Australia and New Zeland. The problem lies with traditional transactional legal agreements. There is a fundamental difference between a traditional transactional agreement and an integrated or collaborative agreement. Think of integrated or collaborative agreements as the keystone that supports an arch upon which IPD can be built.

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Green Industry Pros User Agreement

Green Industry Professionals

This "Agreement" is a legal agreement between you (an individual) and Green General Notice These are the Terms of Service for 'Green Industry Pros' and for the services available through or at Green Industry Pros (the "Services," or a "Service").

Final Agreement Signed on $16B Texas High-Speed Rail Project

ENR Construction

and joint-venture partner Webuild Group to build a high-speed railway between Dallas and Houston for Texas Central, the final agreement on the design-build project has been signed Nearly two years after announcing the award of a design-build contract between The Lane Construction Corp.

Service Agreements to Grow Your Customer Base

Contractor Magazine

While the basic maintenance is crucial (residential and commercial), what an agreement program is really about is the client experience or relationship

Nikola, Republic Services Terminate Truck Purchase Agreement

Construction Equipment

Waste-management firm Republic Services will no longer purchase electric refuse trucks from Nikola. The scuttled purchase of 2,500 electric refuse trucks follows GM’s decision to cancel production of an electric pickup truck, the Badger. According to Nikola, the Republic deal was to design and

Service Agreements – The Lifeblood of Success

Contractor Magazine

The “service agreement” represents the single greatest marketing opportunity in contracting

Final Agreement Signed for $16B Texas High-Speed Rail Project

ENR Construction

The Lane Construction Corp. and design-build joint-venture partner Webuild Group will build Dallas to Houston line for Texas Central, after state Supreme Court declined June 18 to hear a lawsuit challenging developer's eminent domain rights

Competing Forms of Agreement

Collaborative Construction

At Archi-Tech Magazine Robert Paul Dean and Susan McClendon compare and contrast the competing forms of construction agreements offered by the American Institute of Architects ( AIA ), the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee ( EJCDC ), and the Associated General Contractors of America ( AGC ) in conjunction with 19 other construction associations comprising a new organization called ConsensusDOCS.

Will Project Labor Agreements Grow in Biden Administration?

ENR Construction

Union-nonunion debate is set to rise with more PLA mandates on federal and federally-funded projects

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Uponor NA Signs Agreement With Pestan

Contractor Magazine

Beginning in 2020, Uponor will market more than 270 of Pestan North America's products

EGIA 'Cracking the Code' Show: Communicating the Value of Service Agreements

Contractor Magazine

Service agreements keep business flowing during the shoulder seasons

5 Steps to building service agreements

Contractor Magazine

Few residential plumbers offer service agreements. read more. Marketing Michel Registered User

Cracking the Code Weekly Show: Pricing Maintenance Agreements

Contractor Magazine

With additional advice from Gary Elekes and a panel of experts, Weldon Long provides a common sense approach to pricing maintenance agreements

Proactive Contractors Use Lien Services To Protect Cash Flow

Contractor Bookkeeping

Construction Accounting Service Agreements For Your Contracting Company Service Agreements Contractor Challenges Lien Waivers ContractorProactive versus reactive are the two methods of getting something done. I find everyone works in a combination of both, I included.

Meritor Enters Supply Agreement with Manitowoc

Construction Equipment

under a new strategic supply agreement. As the mobile crane market continues to strengthen, this agreement positions Meritor as a key supplier Meritor will provide multiple drivetrain products to The Manitowoc Co. Products such as planetary axles will be included on several Grove-branded cranes. “As

ASHRAE and ASPE Strengthen Partnership with Signing of New MOU Agreement

Contractor Magazine

he agreement defines parameters on how the two societies will collaborate more closely


Assignments of Owner-Architect Agreements

Construction Lawyer

discusses the provisions in AIA owner-architect agreements about assignments of owner-architect agreements, including how to modify that language to help the architect. James Zahn, FAIA, FALA, Esq., See the video. contracts videos

ConsensusDOCS Releases New Teaming Agreement

Best Practices Construction Law

ConsensusDocs released the new ConsensusDocs 498 Design-Build Teaming Agreement today, which provides a standard contract for parties desiring to form a team for the purpose of submitting a bid on a design-build project. According to the press release, this agreement has the flexibility for those team members to include design professionals, contractors and other parties. AGC AGC ConsensusDOCS ConsensusDOCS Contract Docs Kory George teaming agreement

EGIA’s 'Cracking the Code' Weekly Show: Service Agreements as a Marketing Tool

Contractor Magazine

Continuing his focus on the importance of service agreements, Weldon Long demonstrates how service agreements can drive year-long business. Gary Elekes explains service agreements and customer loyalty

EGIA’s 'Cracking the Code' Show Why Service Agreements are Great for Your Customers

Contractor Magazine

Service agreements are good for your company, and they provide significant value to your customers as well. Weldon Long and Gary Elekes count the ways

Atlanta, public schools reach agreement for $5B Gulch

Construction Dive

The development bond deal between the city and its school system removes one major obstacle for project developers

ASV Holdings, Inc. announces dealer agreement with Rish Equipment Company

Green Industry Professionals

recently announced that it has entered into a dealer agreement with Rish Equipment, a leading equipment distributor with locations in West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. ASV Holdings, Inc. ASV products will be distributed in each of the

Caterpillar & Seeing Machines Sign Global Agreement

Construction Equipment

an operator monitoring and intervention sensing technologies and services firm, signed a global product development, licensing and distribution agreement with Caterpillar Inc. Under the agreement, Caterpillar will take over responsibility for manufacturing, marketing and sales of Seeing Machines' existing DSS rugged off-road product Seeing Machines Ltd.

Project Labor Agreement Follow-Up

Construction Dive

4, Issue 3, January 23, 2015) we asked our readers if Project Labor Agreements (PLA) restrict competition. Last week (Vol. A recent Maryland appellate court upheld use of a PLA on a public project, citing the fact it was not proved that a PLA unduly suppresses competition. Of the eight very well articulated responses, the comments were overwhelming against the use of PLAs.

Mortenson Enters Agreement with Autonomous Equipment Provider

ENR Construction

In a bid to speed work on projects in remote sites and cope with labor shortages, Mortenson has announced an agreement with tech start-up Built Robotics to expand the contractors deployments of fully autonomous construction projects on renewable energy projects

Taco announces agreement to acquire Askoll Sei

Contractor Magazine

Taco Comfort Solutions announced today that it has signed an agreement with Askoll Holding srl to acquire 100% of Askoll Sei, a manufacturer of high efficiency pumps located in Sandrigo, Italy. read more. Business Development

Digital Deals: Autodesk, Komatsu, TrueLook, more ink agreements

Construction Dive

Plus, GreenStaxx and Triumph Modular refine a Lego-like building process for student housing and tech startup Concrete Sensors attracts Cemex funding

Topcon, GOMACO Sign OEM Agreement

Construction Equipment

Topcon Positioning Group announced an agreement with concrete paving manufacturer GOMACO Corporation to provide 3D control systems for its machines. GOMACO will directly offer components for new and existing systems including curb and gutter machines, concrete slipform pavers, placer/spreaders and trimmers

Agreement to kick start feasibility study of Cleveland-Chicago hyperloop

Construction Dive

Hyperloops and other high-speed tube systems are gaining ground in the U.S., with several proposed routes and studies underway