Tag: contract

Contract Law & Contract Management

Contract Law Diaries: What’s in a name?

By Terry Reid* I was working with a client company recently and the contract team leader had issued a very clear directive to all staff that under no circumstances should a letter of intent (LOI) be issued to any contractors. I was informed that the concern was such letters could create contractual obligations for the…

4 May 2015, by Informa Australia

Contract Law & Contract Management

Health & Healthcare

Queensland doctors seek swift resolution to contract standoff

With the Queensland doctor contract dispute no closer to resolution, junior practitioners across the state have called on industry bodies to find a prompt solution. Junior doctor representatives attended a recent AMA Council of Doctors in Training (AMACDT) forum in Melbourne, in which they backed senior doctors and urged the need for a fairer assessment of…

20 Mar 2014, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport


Downer wins $100m BHP contracts

Downer EDI Mining has finalised two contracts with BHP Billiton totalling $100 million for rail engineering and shiploader projects. The deals will see the contractor carry out work on BHP's iron ore operations in Western Australia. One contract, worth $40 million, will involve the design and construction of rail works at the resource giant's ore…

31 Jan 2014, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport



Pacific National and Whitehaven sign new coal rail haulage deal

Pacific National Coal will provide rail haulage functions for Whitehaven Coal for 12 more years, under the specifications of a new contract between the companies. Replacing an existing agreement, the deal will run until June 2026 and includes a number of different working conditions. The largest component is a shift to a more efficient train…

20 Jan 2014, by Informa Australia