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”

New Construction KPI Data Released

Construction KPIs find industry profitability at 15-year low. Construction margins have plummeted to their lowest level for 15 years, according to research released today (13 November) by industry analysts Glenigan. The 2014 UK Construction Key Performance Indicators Annual Report found industry profitability has dropped to 2.1% – the lowest level since the Construction KPIs were … Continue reading “New Construction KPI Data Released”

Glenigan relaunches construction KPIs report

Glenigan re-launches construction KPIs report with Department for Business Innovation & Skills Construction intelligence providers Glenigan continues its commitment to track improvements across the industry by re-launching its UK Construction Key Performance Indicators Annual Report. The report, prepared in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and endorsed by the Department of Business Innovation … Continue reading “Glenigan relaunches construction KPIs report”