CE Procurement Group meeting – March


The Constructing Excellence Procurement Group brings together a highly knowledgeable group of our members who are committed to delivering better procurement. Rebecca is a partner and Head of Public Procurement at the international law firm, Trowers & Hamlins, and is a leading national expert in public procurement law, consistently ranked as among the world’s leading … Continue reading "CE Procurement Group meeting – March"

Collaborative Working Mentors – March


The Collaborative Working Mentors will be meeting on 20th March to continue providing insight and inspiration on how to work collaboratively within the construction industry. Their recent work around Collaborative Alliancing and modernising the traditional build model will feed into this meeting and create a basis for discussion around the importance of collaboration and how to effectively … Continue reading "Collaborative Working Mentors – March"

Digital Construction – A Creative Challenge?

Unit 9 12 Swan Yard, London, United Kingdom

What role can the Creative Industries play in digital construction?  How can construction benefit from the advanced techniques and tools developed for gaming and film?   That is exactly what the CE Digital Group will be finding out in this workshop hosted by Unit9, a global innovation partner built from a team of skilled strategists, … Continue reading "Digital Construction – A Creative Challenge?"

CE Performance Measurement – April


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 3rd April for a productive online discussion. Further details to be confirmed.

Nima Virtual Conference- CE Digital By Default Session


Nima will be hosting their second Virtual Conference on Thursday 18th April, exploring whole-life information management. This is not just another conference, it is a unique opportunity to listen, reflect and discuss how to go about winning with data! The Spring Conference will be held in an immersive environment, where the audience, speakers and exhibitors … Continue reading "Nima Virtual Conference- CE Digital By Default Session"

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


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"

Retrofit Net-Zero Building Regulatory Science and Data Network for Unlocking Adoption of Innovation (RetroNetZero)


Net-zero ambition, and regulation is driving significant activity in innovation around solutions for retrofitting UK buildings. For SMEs, innovators of step change or new approaches the established system of standards, tests and approval routes may be unclear, or they do not fit: presenting a significant barrier to adoption of innovation for use in the market. … Continue reading "Retrofit Net-Zero Building Regulatory Science and Data Network for Unlocking Adoption of Innovation (RetroNetZero)"

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


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"