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October Event – LGBTQ: How is the construction industry responding to pressures of managing gender diversity in the workplace?

Click here to view the Event Flyer. Guest Speakers were Martyn Loukes BEM (Diversity Champion), Sharon Slinger (founding member of Carillion ‘Connect’ network), Mark Lomas (HS2 Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion), Sarah Rock (Senior Associate Gowling WLG (UK) LLP & co-chair of ‘Off Site’) and David Mann (Executive Partner Tuffin Ferraby Taylor & co-founder 'Freehold'). When the [...]

2017-10-18T21:54:51+00:00 15th October 2017|2017 Events|

September Event – New Models of Procurement

Click here to view the Event Flyer.   Speakers were Don Ward (Chief Executive Constructing Excellence), Prof. David Mosey (Director, Centre of Construction Law, King's College London) & Colin Harding (Chartered Construction Manager, Past President CIOB) To download Don Ward's presentation click here. To download Professor David Mosey's presentation click here. To download Colin Harding's presentation [...]

2017-10-08T06:54:19+00:00 15th September 2017|2017 Events|

European Construction Institute (ECI) joins BRE

BRE are delighted to announce that The European Construction Institute (ECI) has become part of BRE alongside Constructing Excellence with effect from 1 September 2017, moving from Loughborough University.  We plan that ECI and Constructing Excellence will work closely together, we have collaborated over many years as our improvement agenda have been aligned albeit they [...]

2017-09-17T21:49:27+00:00 14th September 2017|News|

Cambridge Oxford Corridor Constructing Excellence Club

The Cambridge Oxford Corridor Constructing Excellence club is up and running! We’d like to invite you to our inaugural networking breakfasts and to become a member of the new Club - click here for details. Our first event is breakfast in Cambridge on 13 October 2017, followed by breakfast in Bicester on 20 October 2017. [...]

2017-09-17T21:48:52+00:00 30th August 2017|News|

July Site Visit – Newfoundland Tower, Docklands

LCEC visited the Newfoundland Tower project at Canary Wharf on 20 July 2017.  The project is a 60 storey residential tower which will contain 636 apartments as well as residents’ amenity space and a public restaurant. The site sits in a prominent location at the western end of the Canary Wharf estate overlooking the River [...]

2017-08-20T02:39:57+00:00 20th August 2017|2017 Events, Site Visits|

July Event – Digital Technology and Innovation in Crossrail

Click here to view the Digital Technology and Innovation in Crossrail Event Flyer. The club’s July meeting was held at the Museum of London Docklands, our fourth different venue of the year and despite the rather mixed weather plus competition from Wimbledon, turnout was good. Our main speaker Malcolm Taylor, Head of Technical Information at Crossrail [...]

2017-10-18T21:58:02+00:00 2nd August 2017|2017 Events|

New Cambridge Oxford Corridor Constructing Excellence Club

If you or your colleagues would be interested in setting up a new "Cambridge Oxford Corridor Constructing Excellence Club" please click here to see the flier. Any commitment to membership or to fund an event would be most welcome. If you would like to sponsor an event, join the organising committee, become a member, or [...]

2017-08-02T04:00:21+00:00 2nd August 2017|News|

£3 billion: The real cost of winning work

Inefficient bid processes are massively reducing profit margins Research conducted by MarketingWorks and Reading University uncovered the real cost of the bidding process in the construction industry as almost £3 billion. myConsole, recently announced as the procurement partner for Digital Construction Week, will be holding a webinar to show the industry how they can use [...]

2017-05-25T11:23:30+00:00 25th May 2017|News|

May Event – NHBC Foundation: Tomorrow’s New Homes

Click here to view the NHBC Foundation: Tomorrow's New Homes event flyer. Our guest speaker for the evening, Clive Turner, is a research manager for the NHBC Foundation.  The NHBC Foundation carry out research and provide guidance and good practice for the house building industry.  In recent times the NHBC Foundation have published research reports [...]

2017-07-11T01:45:30+00:00 15th May 2017|2017 Events|