CE Climate Action Group- A Visit to the Smart Blue-Green Roof, Manchester

Bloc, Manchester Bloc, 17 Marble Street, Manchester

Join the Constructing Excellence Climate Action group for a visit to the ‘smart’ blue-green roof, from Polypipe Civils & Green Urbanisation, on Bruntwood’s Bloc, Manchester. This project aims to help in developing a greater understanding of how new construction and data technologies can help cities and urban developments to mitigate the impact of climate change and … Continue reading "CE Climate Action Group- A Visit to the Smart Blue-Green Roof, Manchester"

Driving Productivity Through Industrialisation

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The narrative around MMC is changing. There are increasing calls for government to embrace the principles of ‘industrialisation’ as a means to unlocking productivity in the construction sector. The proposed shift in narrative recognises that our long-held interest in the adoption of manufacturing processes and technologies as a means to higher productivity requires a fundamental … Continue reading "Driving Productivity Through Industrialisation"

Procurement Group X Innovation Exchange: ‘The Art of the Possible’

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Ever considered the incredible potential of procurement to fuel innovation in your projects, programs, or even across your entire organisation? Procurement is frequently underestimated as a powerhouse capable of driving superior results, and indeed, as a catalyst for innovation. Get ready to dive into a dynamic discussion as the CE Procurement group teams up with … Continue reading "Procurement Group X Innovation Exchange: ‘The Art of the Possible’"

Digital by Default- AI in Construction: An introduction to Costplan.ai

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The Future of Systems, People and Projects Lab at Leeds Beckett University present... AI in Construction: An introduction to Costplan.ai (In association with Constructing Excellence, Digital by Default series) Thursday 16th May 2024 Time: 10:00 - 11:30 GMT Can AI solve all of construction woes? We think we have an answer… These days it is … Continue reading "Digital by Default- AI in Construction: An introduction to Costplan.ai"

CE Performance Measurement – May

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The Performance Measurement group will be meeting to continue exploring different measures and tools available and how they can be used/ what they’re good for. We will be joined by Group Chair Simon Cross, Director at Mott MacDonald. Join us on Wednesday 29th May for a productive online discussion. Further details to be confirmed.

Constructing Excellence Climate Action Group- June

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Join the Constructing Excellence Climate Action theme group for their next meeting on Tuesday 11th June, Chaired by Annette Boren. The annual embodied carbon emissions stemming from the construction, maintenance, and demolition of buildings equates to 40-50 million tonnes of CO2 - more than emissions from aviation and shipping combined. To evaluate the industry’s trajectory, Akerlof … Continue reading "Constructing Excellence Climate Action Group- June"

Major Projects Group- Delivering Projects in a Complex Environment

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***This event is invite only*** On Monday 1st July, the Constructing Excellence Major Projects group will be meeting to explore how to deliver major projects in complex live environments. To find out more, get in touch. The Constructing Excellence Major Projects group brings together industry members to drill into the challenges and opportunities of major … Continue reading "Major Projects Group- Delivering Projects in a Complex Environment"

Innovation Exchange – Leveraging the Knowledge Base

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The built environment and construction industry face constant external and internal challenges that require a systemic approach to innovation to turn these challenges into opportunity. Innovation is vital to driving continuous improvement and to achieve our net zero ambitions, although it often suffers from hype with a lot of noise and a lack of implementation. … Continue reading "Innovation Exchange – Leveraging the Knowledge Base"

Digital by Default- Kier’s Digital Twin Pathfinder Project

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Join the Digital Group on Thursday 18th July for an engaging and insightful session on Kier's Digital Twin Pathfinder Project. We will be joined by James Franklin, Digital Construction Lead for Kier Strategic Projects, Matthew Scard, Digital Lead for the MoJ, and Lucas Cusack, Asset management Lead for Glider. Kier is working with their client the Ministry of … Continue reading "Digital by Default- Kier’s Digital Twin Pathfinder Project"

CE Performance Measurement – July

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The Performance Measurement group will be meeting to continue exploring different measures and tools available and how they can be used/ what they’re good for. We will be joined by Group Chair Simon Cross, Director at Mott MacDonald. Join us on Wednesday 24th July for a productive online discussion. Further details to be confirmed.   … Continue reading "CE Performance Measurement – July"