Queen’s Birthday Honours

Many congratulations to friends of Constructing Excellence including Geoff French, Andy Mitchell, Judy Lowe and Emer Monaghan for their recognition in the latest Honours’ List. The full list is available here.

David Bucknall OBE

Don Ward writes: “Constructing Excellence is deeply saddened to hear the news of David Bucknall’s death when out cycling over the weekend. As I frequently told people, David was a legend of our industry, and one of the most vocal and committed champions of collaborative working that the sector has had. He will be sorely … Continue reading “David Bucknall OBE”

Launching the Design for Future Climate report on 2 June 2015

Innovate UK is launching the Design for Future Climate report The Built Environment team at Innovate UK will be launching the eagerly awaited legacy report from Design for Future Climate on 2nd June 2015. The report examines the drivers and business case for adapting buildings to improve their resilience to climate change. Report launch  at Vision … Continue reading “Launching the Design for Future Climate report on 2 June 2015”

Briefing and Roundtable Discussion for the International Engineering / Construction Industry

UK Modern Slavery Act and Worker Welfare The Institute for Human Rights and Business, CH2M Hill and the UK Dept for Business / UK Foreign Office are organising a roundtable event for the international engineering and construction industry. The roundtable will include a briefing on the new UK Modern Slavery Act and a general discussion … Continue reading “Briefing and Roundtable Discussion for the International Engineering / Construction Industry”

Runways 2015 Programme

      RunwayUk’s next next event is Runways UK 2015, being held on 6-7 July at Grange Hotel Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street, London E1 8GP.  Please click HERE to view their programme. Registration for Runways 2015 is open. The programme is designed to work as a two-day narrative, but both days work as independent activities. You … Continue reading “Runways 2015 Programme”

Relish Smartwire

Relish Smartwire is a low cost, repeatable innovation that reduces electricity use and saves households money. Smartwire and Relish-it! advice has the potential to make a real difference to household gas and electricity bills. Relish Smartwire is a simple to use power-down switch for all non-essential devices in the home – developed as part of … Continue reading “Relish Smartwire”

Procurement business talk event (Eungkeol Kim, Korean Embassy)

Public Procurement Service(PPS), the central purchasing body of the Korean government will host ‘Procurement Business Conference in London 2015’. Title: Business One on One Meeting/ Conference with Korean major businesses to develop the UK Procurement sectors Venue: Copthorne Tara Hotel, Liffey Folyer suite, Scarsdale Place, Kensington, London W8 5SR (1 minute from ‘High St. Kensington’ Tube station) … Continue reading “Procurement business talk event (Eungkeol Kim, Korean Embassy)”

Hong Kong Innovation Award 2015

Constructing Excellence International Alliance member the Hong Kong Construction Industry Council (CIC) has launched its Innovation Award 2015. This aims to spearhead development of new concepts to enable continuous enhancements in the construction industry in the Hong Kong SAR, the Mainland China and overseas. It also aims to recognise new creations by academia and industry … Continue reading “Hong Kong Innovation Award 2015”

Constructing Excellence members receive 25% discount to the South West Construction Summit

The Summit is taking place at the Bristol Marriott on 12 June 2015. The South West Construction Summit, hosted by Constructing Excellence South West, will bring together the regional construction industry and its supply chain to explore opportunities, major projects, client commitments and procurement best practice, including; skills, image, capacity and competency in areas around … Continue reading “Constructing Excellence members receive 25% discount to the South West Construction Summit”