June, 2018
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£200 million Nuclear Sector Deal

Constructing Excellence welcomes the announcement of a £200 million investment in the nuclear sector to help secure the Clean Growth Agenda.  The investment includes £56 million for R&D into…

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Ward’s Words: June 2018

Members who are not active in the nuclear newbuild sector should not be put off by the origin of our latest report Construction Factory Thinking, produced by our Nuclear theme group, nor by its…

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We’re delighted to welcome our new member Extraspace Solutions

Extraspace Solutions designs, manufactures and delivers bespoke steel framed, fast track construction projects throughout the UK and Ireland. With over 20 years’ experience, they are a Main…

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AMRC Factory 2050 Tour

The Offsite Manufacturing & Technology Theme Group visited Factory 2050 at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at Sheffield, to find out how their approach to manufacturing innovation is…

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Organisational Resilience – Are we built on a House of Cards?

On 16 May the Constructing Excellence Members Forum at the offices of Trowers and Hamlin considered the issue of Organisational Resilience, based on the recent report by Project 5. The report’s…

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Client’s Perspective on Integrated Project Insurance

On 22nd May the Constructing Excellence Client’s Forum were given a unique insight into the client side of delivering an Integrated Project Insurance project.  Steve Johnson, the Executive…

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Challenging the mindset in nuclear construction: ‘Construction Factory Thinking’

The nuclear theme group of Constructing Excellence has published the first report in its Productivity Series. The report can be downloaded here. In his Foreword, the chair of the group Adrian Worker…

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Response to House of Lords Inquiry on Offsite Manufacture for Construction

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is currently carrying out an inquiry into offsite manufacture for construction.  The committee is considering the potential benefits of off-site…

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Wilbraham’s Words: April 2018

With the upcoming Project 13 launch at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) on May 1st, I thought I would use the platform of this blog to draw attention to the ambitions of and necessity for…

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Bouncing Back: A new narrative for construction

G4C passionately believes that the construction industry needs a new image. The current image has a negative impact on attracting talent and skills retention. G4C wants to drive our industry forward…

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