Alfred McAlpine and Amec part of joint venture suing engineering consultant

A joint venture that includes Alfred McAlpine and Amec Group is suing engineering consultant Mouchel over pavement design issues.

The dispute concerns Mouchel’s review of payment design undertaken in September 2001. It also concerns a contract made between the consultant and the joint venture Construction RV in February 2003.

According to a High Court writ, Construction RV is suing Mouchel for damages for breach of contract, breach of duty of care, and breach of warranty.

The joint venture consists of Alfred McAlpine Capital Projects, Amec Group, Dragados Roads and Kellogg Brown and Root.