Global Infrastructure Survey – Pinsent Masons

Please support our members Pinsent Masons in their survey on digital transformation in infrastructure: You may be aware that we at Pinsent Masons have launched our inaugural global infrastructure survey. Given our work across the infrastructure sector globally, and as Who’s Who Legal leading global law firm in construction, we are asking professionals across the … Continue reading “Global Infrastructure Survey – Pinsent Masons”

Case Study: Project Integrator Kier embraces DfMA and digital at the £253m new build Wellingborough prison

Overview   On 17th May 2019 Kier commenced work on site at the new build resettlement prison in Wellingborough, after being awarded the £253m contract by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). The project is the first in a series of schemes to be undertaken as part of the MoJ’s wider Change, Strategy and Planning (CSP) Directorate … Continue reading “Case Study: Project Integrator Kier embraces DfMA and digital at the £253m new build Wellingborough prison”

CE member blacc launches ground-breaking Seismic initiative

NEW INNOVATIONS LAUNCHED FOR SCHOOL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION – HAILED AS TRAILBLAZER FOR TRANSFORMING CONSTRUCTION The results of a pioneering new consortium which set out to transform the way primary schools are designed, procured and built have been unveiled at a launch event in London and have been hailed as a trailblazer for transforming construction. … Continue reading “CE member blacc launches ground-breaking Seismic initiative”

This industry is ready for disruption! It’s ripe with opportunity!

‘Not your average construction crowd’ was our instant reaction when we saw the photos from the G4C Conference Generation4Tech, Bigger, Faster, Stronger.  An amazing line up of speakers and panellists provided the focal point for an afternoon of stimulating discussions and debate.  It re-enforced our view that the future of construction is bright we just … Continue reading “This industry is ready for disruption! It’s ripe with opportunity!”

Response to Infrastructure & Projects Authority Proposal for a New Approach to Building

Constructing Excellence fully supports the move to a platform approach to building and we welcome this opportunity to have an impact on the process.  Using government procurement to drive a platform approach has the potential to transform our industry and overcome some of the current market reluctance that exists. We particularly welcome the launch of … Continue reading “Response to Infrastructure & Projects Authority Proposal for a New Approach to Building”

AMRC Factory 2050 Tour

The Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Theme Group visited Factory 2050 at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at Sheffield, to find out how their approach to manufacturing innovation is being applied to the construction sector.  The group were particularly impressed by the AMRC’s approach to industrial digitalization and driving profitability through productivity, in particular the approach … Continue reading “AMRC Factory 2050 Tour”

Rethinking how capital programmes are delivered – Event Report

On 21st February 2018 over 60 high level representatives of ECI were joined by colleagues at CII at the offices of Fluor in Amsterdam to debate Existential Crisis – Rethinking how capital programmes are delivered. Delegates were welcomed by John Fotherby, Chair of ECI and Arne Siewertsen, DM Project Controls & Estimating, Fluor our hosts … Continue reading “Rethinking how capital programmes are delivered – Event Report”

How construction clients can increase productivity & boost collaboration across supply chains

At the February Construction Excellence Client Forum, myConsole’s presentation showed how the leadership in construction industry clients could now experience the immense potential of hosting end-to-end digitisation of entire infrastructure programmes across vertical value chains and functions such as concept & feasibility, procurement, construction, handover and asset management. Digital environments can also integrate horizontal value chains … Continue reading “How construction clients can increase productivity & boost collaboration across supply chains”

Connected Cities

Local authorities are critical for commissioning and delivering these solutions but despite significant success stories, there remains a widespread lack of knowledge, leadership and funding. Supported by real-world case studies and drawing upon the insights of experts, the conference will examine key concepts around a more data-driven built environment, public-private partnerships and cyber security. www.citiesconvention.com/connected … Continue reading “Connected Cities”

Delivering Sustainability Digitally

On 4th October the Constructing Excellence theme groups on Digital Construction and Sustainability got together at the Turner & Townsend London offices to look at Delivering Sustainability Digitally.  Chaired by Paul Toyne the session explored how digital technologies and data can provide evidence to support sustainable decision making.  BIM (Building Information Modelling) was a key … Continue reading “Delivering Sustainability Digitally”