Review – Annual Conference on 30th November 2021: A Crucial Discussion Not to be Missed

  After a year of cloud working and endless zoom meetings, we brought the Annual Constructing Excellence Conference back to London at Skyloft, 28th floor Millbank Tower, with tremendous success. This year we chose the theme of “Unlocking Value: An industry to be valued and be valued in”, focusing on understanding different forms of value … Continue reading “Review – Annual Conference on 30th November 2021: A Crucial Discussion Not to be Missed”

Benefits of Modern Methods of Construction – Performance Data & Case Studies

This report is an output of a collaborative demonstrator project entitled “Enabling housing innovation for inclusive growth” (see link below), a demonstrator project supported by an Innovate UK grant. One of the project’s key objectives was to define ‘key performance indicators’ (KPIs) for MMC and benchmark against existing housing delivery models. The project partners included … Continue reading “Benefits of Modern Methods of Construction – Performance Data & Case Studies”

Procurement Update – The role of strategic procurement

The Constructing Excellence Procurement Group met in September and were joined by Steve Bratt, Chief Executive of the Electrical Contractors Group and lead for the Construction Leadership Council’s Business Models workstream.  The group then explored how far the scope of procurement should reach. CLC Business Models The CLC  Business Models Workstream Business Models » Construction … Continue reading “Procurement Update – The role of strategic procurement”

Platforms & MMC

We were delighted to be joined by 2 platform projects at the October CE Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Group: The Construction Innovation Hub and Seismic.  Both presentations clearly demonstrated the benefits of platform approaches and the need for interoperability to unlock the market for MMC. Seismic Richard Crosby from  blacc  shared key learning and progress … Continue reading “Platforms & MMC”

Integrated Project Insurance Case Study – Dudley College IOTT

This Institute of Transformational Technologies (“IoTT”) facility is the second project to be procured and delivered on behalf of Dudley College under the Integrated Project Insurance model which applies an integrated collaborative working approach throughout to a level which exceeds any other previous procurement routes the College has used. It requires the adoption of a … Continue reading “Integrated Project Insurance Case Study – Dudley College IOTT”