CECA operates a number of sector-specific groups for members:
CECA Roads Forum
The purpose of the CECA Roads Forum is:
The Roads Forum generally meets three times a year with three external speakers invited to give short presentations across a range of highway related topics. Recent speakers have included representatives from Highways England, DfT, TfL, ORR, Mineral Products Association, CIHT and Aggregate Industries.
CECA Energy Forum
The CECA Energy Forum aims to be a forum for sharing best practice and supporting the development of UK energy policy with respect to civil engineering matters. The forum embraces all energy markets and technologies, including but not limited to:
The Energy Forum generally meets two or three times a year with external speakers invited to give short presentations across a range of energy related topics. Recent speakers have included representatives from DECC, BEIS, RenewableUK, National Grid, Association for Decentralised Energy, UK Power Networks, Energy UK and Cavendish Nuclear.
CECA Transport Group
The CECA Transport Group has a similar remit to the Roads Forum except it focuses on transportation generally rather than highways specifically. The Group takes a particular interest in the interface between different modes of transport and how transport policy needs to be developed to support the wider UK economy. It looks at:
The Transport Group generally meets twice a year. Recent presentation topics have included London City Airport, Construction Post-Brexit, England’s Economic Heartland, Autonomous Vehicles, Thamesmead Development, Manchester Airport, Port of Liverpool and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles.