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Construction Claims in Residential Houses in Saudi Arabia. Presented by Adel Al Rabee. OUTLINE. Objectives Methodology Results Conclusion & Recommendations. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES. Identify types of construction claims in KSA Analyze severity and frequency of each type

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  • Objectives

  • Methodology

  • Results

  • Conclusion & Recommendations

Research objectives

  • Identify types of construction claims in KSA

  • Analyze severity and frequency of each type

  • Analysis causes of construction claims

  • Recommend solutions to eliminate or minimize claims

Research methodology

  • Literature Search

  • Interviewing Involved Parties In Construction Projects

  • Preliminary Questionnaire Preparation

  • Survey Distribution

  • Data Gathering

  • Data Analysis

  • Recommendations

1 st step literature search
1st Step: Literature Search

First stage

A comprehensive study of all types of construction claims

Second Stage

A literature search focusing on identifying claims causes

2 nd step interviewing involved parties in construction
2nd Step: InterviewingInvolved Parties In Construction

Interviews and site visits to

  • The Owner

  • The Designer

  • The Consultant

  • The Contactor

3rd step preliminary questionnaire preparation
3rd Step: Preliminary Questionnaire Preparation

Develop a questionnaire to identifying

  • The most important causes of claims

  • The most frequent types of claims in single-family residential housing projects

4the step survey distribution
4the Step: Survey Distribution

  • 20Contractors

  • 19 Consultants

  • 5 Government offices from the Eastern Province

5th step data gathering
5th Step: Data Gathering

  • Printed copies to carry a two way communication tasks

    • Questionnaire

    • Interview

  • Hence, data was gathered through

    • site visits

    • Interviews

    • Discussions with owners, consultants, contractors and others involved in construction

6th step data analysis
6th Step: Data Analysis

A computer statistical package (SAS)

  • Tabulation and Cross Tabulation

    • Statistical Techniques

    • Ranking

    • Correlation

  • Significance

  • Statistical Result

    • Coefficient of Variation

    • Correlation

7th step results
7th Step: Results






Construction Claims



7th Step: Results

Most Frequent Causes

  • Changes Order Claims

  • Delay Claims

  • Extra Work Claims

  • Contractual Claims

7th Step: Recommendations

  • Payments schedule

  • Prepare the contract documents carefully

  • Owner should utilize consultant experience before signing the contract

  • Documents and written specifications to avoid ambiguities and conflicts between different parties

  • The government should establish a set of procedures to control the quality of the contractors and their construction work