Working with supply chains to deliver sustainability

See the first in our series of outputs from our Sustainable Infrastructure Forum looking at the value of effective supply chain engagement to drive sustainability and innovation through project delivery. This output details some tips for effective engagement to drive sustainability and better outcomes, including the value of smaller organisations, the importance of behaviours, the … Continue reading “Working with supply chains to deliver sustainability”

Realising productivity construction delivery models – implementing construction factory thinking

In the second of our nuclear productivity series the Constructing Excellence Nuclear Group have been looking at how to implement construction factory thinking. Volume 1 provided a burning platform for change with insights into construction factory thinking and productivity. It proposed a construction delivery model to develop nuclear construction projects more efficiently. Volume 2 now … Continue reading “Realising productivity construction delivery models – implementing construction factory thinking”

Response to Infrastructure & Projects Authority Proposal for a New Approach to Building

Constructing Excellence fully supports the move to a platform approach to building and we welcome this opportunity to have an impact on the process.  Using government procurement to drive a platform approach has the potential to transform our industry and overcome some of the current market reluctance that exists. We particularly welcome the launch of … Continue reading “Response to Infrastructure & Projects Authority Proposal for a New Approach to Building”

Collaboration & Insurance – Outputs from our recent Insurance Roundtable

Insurance has a key role to play in industry change.  We’ve been working with our insurance specialist Marcus Saunders of Stackhouse Poland to create a common dialogue between the insurance and construction sectors.  See the initial findings from our Insurance Roundtable here:   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXxVNDx_w9Q]

New Models of Procurement – Client Forum Webinar Outputs

On 20 September the Constructing Excellence Client Forum held a webinar on the topic of New Models of Procurement.  The session chaired by Phil Wilbraham had 2 excellent presentations from Prof David Mosey, Kings College London on Two Stage Open Book and Supply Chain Collaboration and Martin Davis from IP Initiatives on Insurance Backed Alliancing. … Continue reading “New Models of Procurement – Client Forum Webinar Outputs”

Delivering built asset operational excellence

Built assets are typically the largest investments made by both public and private sector clients. In the past Constructing Excellence (CE) has made a priority of examining how outcome-value can be locked into the briefing, design, construction and commissioning of buildings and infrastructure. We have now published our report “Delivering built asset operational excellence – Insight … Continue reading “Delivering built asset operational excellence”