Building Project of the Year 2019 – Key Learning Points

Our series of case studies look at the key learning points from our 2019 award winners.  The Barbara Hepworth Building won Project of the Year Building and exemplifies how collaboration and effective use of technology can deliver better outcomes.

Construction Leadership Council Roadmap to Recovery

The Construction Leadership Council has launched the Roadmap to Recovery. We very much welcome this document which sets out how we can get our industry restarted again and move to a better future.  The document is available from the Construction Leadership Council Website. Constructing Excellence has produced a Greenpaper.  This document is designed to get … Continue reading “Construction Leadership Council Roadmap to Recovery”

Construction Innovation Hub launches Construction Quality Planning consultation

The Construction Innovation Hub is inviting clients and businesses to input into the first of a series of new processes which could spark a game-change in the sector’s approach to quality planning.   The Hub’s Construction Quality Planning (CQP) process is inspired by Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), which is already used widely across leading … Continue reading “Construction Innovation Hub launches Construction Quality Planning consultation”

How will COVID19 impact Offsite Manufacturing & Technology?

Output from the Constructing Excellence Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Group Online Discussion 30 April 2020 We are dealing with a new normal. Changes in lifestyle, increased home working and a massive increase in uptake of digital tools and platforms are having profound impacts. Social distancing is not going away soon so how can we go … Continue reading “How will COVID19 impact Offsite Manufacturing & Technology?”

10 Takeaways from our visit to JLR – What can construction learn from automotive?

The Constructing Excellence Offsite Manufacturing and Technology Group were delighted to visit to the Jaguar Land Rover Castle Bromwich Facility on 10th March – just before the current crisis hit!  The visit provided an excellent opportunity to get behind the scenes at one of the most advanced automotive plants in Europe. Automotive is widely recognised … Continue reading “10 Takeaways from our visit to JLR – What can construction learn from automotive?”

New Digest explores Platform Thinking for Construction

We are really pleased to support the Transforming Construction Network Plus. N+ is an academic network bringing together experts from a range of disciplines. Platform Thinking for Construction  This digest aims to clarify the ongoing conversation around platform thinking in construction, and organise how we consider the benefits of adopting a platform strategy. It begins … Continue reading “New Digest explores Platform Thinking for Construction”

Presentations and Poll results from #CE2020Focus

Introduction Alison Nicholl Constructing Excellence Clients Procuring for Value Phil Wilbraham Heathrow Keith Waller CIH Anne Bentley RLB Isolda Agusti CIH Performance David Whysall Turner & Townsend Becky Dodds Agri-TechE Nick Leach Sir Robert McAlpine New Delivery & Funding Structures Marcus Harling Burges Salmon Manufacturing & Technology Mark Farmer Cast Lorraine McMorrow McAvoy Group Prof … Continue reading “Presentations and Poll results from #CE2020Focus”

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”