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”

CCS Construction Works Framework and meeting note from CE Procurement Group

Meeting Note CE Procurement Group 22 March 2020 – Zoom Meeting Crown Commercial Service Sam Ulyatt and John Welch provided an overview of the Crown Commercial Service Construction Works Framework a £30 billion, 7 year programme. The framework is open to every public body. A core element of the framework is to drive better procurement … Continue reading “CCS Construction Works Framework and meeting note from CE Procurement Group”

Government backs industry guidance to avoid disputes

The UK Government today offered its support to the construction industry, by outlining its expectations from businesses as they manage and enforce B2B contracts during the COVID-19 emergency. There is a real concern that the construction industry will become embroiled in costly and long-running disputes over the effects of the pandemic on projects if it … Continue reading “Government backs industry guidance to avoid disputes”

Nuclear Factory Thinking – Procuring for Productivity – Transforming procurement to become the enabler

We are pleased to launch the fourth volume in our series on Nuclear Factory Thinking – Procuring for Productivity – Transforming procurement to become the enabler . Lead author Adam Newbould has worked with an amazing team of co-writers to produce this document that clearly sets out how procurement influences productivity in nuclear projects and … Continue reading “Nuclear Factory Thinking – Procuring for Productivity – Transforming procurement to become the enabler”

Integrated Project Insurance case studies: Derby Silk Mill – Museum of Making

Derby Museums commissioned exhibition specialist Leach and architects Bauman Lyons with a design team to develop their vision for the Silk Mill as a “museum of making” for the 21st Century. Heritage Lottery and Arts Council funding was eventually secured, supplemented by funds from Derby City and local communities. Inevitably the brief for the extension … Continue reading “Integrated Project Insurance case studies: Derby Silk Mill – Museum of Making”

Fine Margins – Delivering financial sustainability in UK construction

Strong alignment with the core Constructing Excellence messages around collaborative procurement, engagement with supply chains, procuring for value and a focus on long term planning.  Great to see reference to our KPIs as we kick off our programme around performance measurement and work through the Construction Innovation Hub to look at long term value-based metrics. … Continue reading “Fine Margins – Delivering financial sustainability in UK 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”

Procurement Update – The key to transforming construction

As those of you involved in our procurement group will know there is so much activity in this space.  With the Procuring for Value tool being developed through the Construction Innovation Hub, there has never been more focus on the Constructing Excellence vision of ‘clients procuring for long-term value’. As Constructing Excellence we are right … Continue reading “Procurement Update – The key to transforming construction”

Excellent insight into business models from TCN+

We thoroughly recommend you read this short digest from the team at Transforming Construction Network Plus.  We at Constructing Excellence are all about transforming delivery models to improve performance and this short digest looks at the implications of changing business models for the construction industry. The digest is designed to act as a starting point … Continue reading “Excellent insight into business models from TCN+”