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

CLC: Industry Must Lead The Way In Take-Up Of NHS COVID-19 App
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Industry leaders have urged businesses of all sizes in UK construction to lead the way in ensuring the widest possible uptake of the NHS COVID-19 app, which launches in England and Wales today. The app will enable QR check-in at venues and sites, and will be an important way for NHS Test and Trace in

Infrastructure & Archaeology: What Contractors Need To Know
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Archaeology is much more than just digging up artefacts. It leaves a positive legacy for future generations and it adds value to what we build and to the communities we create. Developer-led archaeology contributes a huge amount to our understanding of the UK’s cultural heritage. And, from a reputational point of view, paying proper attention

Inspiring Change Bitesize: Flexible & Agile Working
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CECA’s Inspiring Change ‘Bitesize’ Conference took place online on 20 August 20120. CECA would like to thank all the speakers and those who attended. On this page, you can view a recording of the conference, as well as accessing other relevant resources. CECA Southern Head of Training Briony Wickenden’s Introduction Good morning and welcome the

Formal Start of HS2 Construction a ‘22,000 Jobs Boost’ For Britain
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HS2 Ltd has today announced the formal start of construction on the project, highlighting the large number of jobs the project will be recruiting for in the coming months and years. Earlier this year, on 15 April, the Department for Transport (DfT) gave approval for HS2 Ltd to issue Notice to Proceed (NtP) to the

CECA: Highways England’s Strategic Business Plan Will Open A New Chapter For Connectivity
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Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of Highways England’s Strategic Business Plan, which sets out how £27.4 billion will be invested in the Strategic Roads Network in the next five years. The publication is a response to the UK Government’s second Roads Investment Strategy (RIS2) and provides the detail of specific funding, activities and projects

CECA: Accelerating Infrastructure Delivery The Fastest Route To Growth
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Civils contractors today welcomed the launch of an ‘Acceleration Unit’ to speed up the delivery of transport projects and said that bringing infrastructure schemes forward to market is the fastest route to economic recovery for the UK. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today announced the creation of the unit within the Department for Transport, alongside £360

CECA Partners With Mates in Mind & Cancer Research UK To Deliver SMAC-20
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The representative body for the UK’s infrastructure sector, the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), has announced it is to partner with Cancer Research UK and industry charity Mates in Mind to deliver the 2020 ‘Stop. Make a Change’ campaign ‘SMAC-20.’ ‘Stop. Make a Change’ is the only campaign of its sort in the UK construction

CECA: Covid-19 Causes ‘Historic’ Drop In Workloads But Industry Poised To Recover
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Civils contractors today said that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic had caused historic drops in workloads in 2020 Q2, but that industry is poised to drive the recovery in the months ahead. Results from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Workload Trends Survey for 2020 Q2 found that workloads declined according to 43 per

Stop. Make a Change 2020 Launch
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Above: watch the webinar launch of Stop. Make a Change 2020, filmed on Friday 31 July. This year the Stop. Make a Change campaign will take place between 10-23 October. For more information visit

Construction Talent Retention Scheme
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 A short promotional film about the Construction Talent Retention Scheme, which will go live on Friday (24 July 2020).