Consultation on Price Adjustment Formulae Indices for Civil Engineering (including the ‘Baxter’ Indices)

This consultation seeks users’ views on the scope, compilation, presentation and delivery of the Price Adjustment formulae Indices used on Civil Engineering (Infrastructure) projects including the ‘Baxter’ indices. The consultation document (see link below) describes the existing series and scope of the consultation. Opening date: 23 February 2015 Closing date: 20 April 2015 A consultation … Continue reading “Consultation on Price Adjustment Formulae Indices for Civil Engineering (including the ‘Baxter’ Indices)”

IDBE Course – £10,000 Scholarship Competition

The IDBE programme Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) is a two-year part-time master’s course for built environment professionals, offered jointly by the Departments of Architecture and Engineering. Academic staff are drawn from the two departments and from the wider university, and industry thought-leaders and distinguished practitioners are regular contributors to the programme. Students … Continue reading “IDBE Course – £10,000 Scholarship Competition”

National Apprenticeship Week 2015

This runs form March 9-13 and we applaud CITB for its programme of activities in support. See here for more information.

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”