2023EXQ Compensation Event

Can you tell which statements are Compensation Events?

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QuestionAnswer (Y/N/M)
The Project Manager changes the works information to show a new wall
The Project Manager changes the works information to accept a defect
The contractor’s pipe laying sub-contractor arrives without proper safety equipment and two day’s delay is the result
The site is a factory extension and warehouse project. The Employer gives access on 21 May as agreed, except for access to the new warehouse area
The Employer is 3 days later than, the date on the accepted programme, in supplying the free issue boiler and control panel
The contractor encounters a buried manhole in one of the large excavations. These physical conditions were not predicted in the ground investigation for this contract
The contractor discovers Roman remains and tools in the North of the site. The Project Manager requires the area of Roman remains to be fenced and guarded.
The contractor’s first floor columns take 4 weeks to construct instead of the 2 weeks that he had programmed
The supervisor issues an instruction changing the works information
The project manager issues a revised drawing showing the foundations are now 100mm deeper
Ten weeks after completing an excavation, the contractor’s QS realises that it has cost £3000 more than expected because they had to pump much more water than they had planned
The supervisor takes 5 hours before inspecting a foundation prior to concrete being poured
QuestionAnswer (Y/N/M)
The contractor encounters rock in one of the large excavations. These conditions were not predicted in the ground investigation but were shown in a previous report (WI)
The electricity company are late diverting a power supply and the Employer was responsible for organising it. Diversion is completed 3 weeks later than the accepted programme
Traditional strategy. A drawing in the Works Information states 10mm tolerance on constructed concrete, but the specification says 15mm.
The Employer takes over a new admin building before it is finished. PM certifies take-over before completion and before the Completion Date
The Employer takes over a new admin building. The contractor is late (the Completion Date has passed). PM certifies take-over before the work is finished (complete).
The contractor strikes rock, which was not shown in the site information
The PM directs the contractor to assume a level of 35m AOD. Rock is found in some areas at 2 metres higher than this and the extra rock excavation ‘costs’ the contractor £8000
A layout drawing shows a foundation size of 3m x3m x 1m deep, a detailed drawing of the foundation gives dimensions of 3m x4m x1m deep.
The contractor is waiting for parts supplied by the Employer. 4 weeks later than the date for delivery on the accepted programme, the contractor notifies the PM
The Employer needs to replace the Project Manager, who has resigned and he notifies the Contractor that Mr Brown CEng, MICE will be the PM from the end of that month.
The PM notifies the Contractor that he does not accept a Programme, as he does not like the software. Named software was not specified in the Works Information
Work has stopped due to heavy rain in March for 8 days. Records show that 5 days with rainfall more than 5mm is the worst rain condition in March in the last 10 year

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