Here you can read about CECA’s latest activities, press notices, blogs, comment & more.

HS2 Phase 2a Main Civils Works (MCW) Procurement
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HS2 have confirmed that a market engagement event (via Microsoft Teams) has been scheduled for 2.00pm on Monday 31 January 2022 to update the market on the HS2 Phase 2a Main Civils Works (MCW) procurement. A PIN has been published in relation to this event, which can be located HERE containing further details and REGISTRATION

CECA Cited In Parliamentary Debate On Red Diesel Rebate
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Yesterday CECA was cited three times in a Westminster Hall Parliamentary debate on the impact of the removal of the rebate on red fuel for onsite plant and machinery use, due to come into force this April. Civil Engineering Contractors Association (National) members welcome the move towards cleaner emissions, but this policy takes that option away because

CECA: ‘Gold Standard’ For Public Sector Frameworks Will Deliver Better Outcomes For Industry & Clients
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Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of an independent review of public sector frameworks by saying the creation of a ‘gold standard’ for public sector frameworks will lead to beneficial outcomes for industry and clients alike. Professor David Mosey’s Constructing the Gold Standard: An Independent Review of Public Sector Construction Frameworks sets out 24 ‘Gold

Inspiring Change 2021 Conference Sessions
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Click above to watch the morning session of the 2021 Inspiring Change conference, with a keynote address from Rick Lee OBE of Willmott Dixon, a panel with Gillian Unsworth of the Government Equalities Office and Ian McIlwee of FIS. This is followed by the launch of the Fairness, Inclusion & Respect Assessment Tool with Ian Heptonstall

CECA: Contractors Publish Carbon-Reduction Guide For SMEs
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Following the successful COP26 conference, civils contractors today published a guide for SMEs on how to reduce carbon emissions in construction. Carbon Reduction Demystified for SMEs in Civil Engineering has been published by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), free to use for UK construction companies. Commenting, CECA National Civil Engineering Director Peter Crosland said:

CECA 25 Anniversary Conference Sessions
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 Click above to watch a recording of the first session of CECA’s 25th Anniversary Conference, with Professor David Mosey of the Centre of Construction Law, King’s College London, and Matthew Browne, Deputy Director, The Sourcing Programme, Cabinet Office. The session was recorded on 23 November 2021. Further recordings will be added as they occur.

CECA’s Highways Maintenance Group Celebrates First Anniversary
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December 2021 marks the first birthday of CECA’s Highway Maintenance Group. Following the sad demise of the Highway Term Maintenance Association, the group was formed at member request for an industry representative body operating specifically in the highways maintenance sphere. The group’s remit is to actively represent all CECA members working in the sector –

Inspiring Change Conference & Awards 2021
UK News |

Click below to download the 2021 Inspiring Change Conference & Awards programme. The conference took place on 30 November 2021 at No. 11 Cavendish Square. Recordings of the conference sessions are free to watch here.  The slides from the conference are available to download here.