CIOB Tony Gage Scholarship

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is pleased to announce that the Tony Gage Scholarship 2015 is now open for applications. A prestigious scholarship worth up to £6,000 will be awarded to a candidate selected as one of the best future leaders in construction. If you are employed by a UK contractor and are planning … Continue reading “CIOB Tony Gage Scholarship”

Are You Ready For BIM? Notes From Practical BIM 2015 Event

A  Storify transcipt with notes and presentations from the Constructing Excellence Lancashire Practical BIM event can be found here. Constructing Excellence Lancashire would welcome your feedback on the event and suggestions for the next topic for their BIM half day workshop sessions. To keep in touch with news of future events follow @CELancashire on Twitter.

Centre for Infrastructure Development (CID) Spring Seminar Series

The Centre for Infrastructure Development (CID) Seminar Series features professionals operating in the infrastructure business ecosystem and scholars developing work relevant to further our understanding of related practices. Hence the series covers a wide range of perspectives including those of regulators, funders, promoters and their agents, operators, and project suppliers. The CID Seminar Series offers … Continue reading “Centre for Infrastructure Development (CID) Spring Seminar Series”

Murray Rowden named new Constructing Excellence Chairman

The construction industry best practice organisation Constructing Excellence has announced that Murray Rowden of Turner & Townsend is to be its new chairman. Murray, who is head of infrastructure at the global programme management and construction consultancy, will succeed Ian Reeves CBE as chairman of Constructing Excellence on January 1st 2015. Ian Reeves made the … Continue reading “Murray Rowden named new Constructing Excellence Chairman”

Lord Deighton praises industry at Constructing Excellence Annual Reception

Over 100 members and other industry representatives joined MPs and Lords at the Constructing Excellence Annual Reception on December 11th. This was hosted for the final time by Gerry Sutcliffe, MP, who stands down at the next Election after representing Bradford South since 1994. Speaking at the event, Lord Deighton, Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, confirmed … Continue reading “Lord Deighton praises industry at Constructing Excellence Annual Reception”

Paul Toyne on Carbon and Construction

Dr Paul Toyne has given an end of year report on construction’’s progress in lowering carbon emissions to Infrastructure Intelligence. As well as being the Director of Sustainability for Balfour Beatty, Paul is the Chair of the Constructing Excellence Sustainability Theme Group. The full article can be read here

Constructing Excellence Annual Convention and National Awards 2014

Annual Convention On Friday 14th November, ahead of the Constructing Excellence National Awards 2014, G4C curated this year’s Constructing Excellence Annual Convention focussing on the image of the industry and the digitisation of construction. The Annual Convention brings together all parts of the movement, including national, club, regional and G4C members. As well as representatives … Continue reading “Constructing Excellence Annual Convention and National Awards 2014”

Midlands Construction Summit

The Midlands Construction Summit – held on 27 November at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham – was declared a great success, seeing over 300 innovators, leaders, supply chain specialists and high level individuals, all operating in the various key construction sectors, gathering together to discuss the Construction 2025 Industrial Strategy. The event was run … Continue reading “Midlands Construction Summit”