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Supplier Guide: Working With Highways England
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CECA, working in a collaborative working group with the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and supported by Highways England, has published a free online Supplier Guide on Working with Highways England. The aim of the guide is to provide information and support to civil engineering contracting companies, providers of professional and management services, and their

CECA: All Parties Must Back Infrastructure For Growth At GE 2019
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Civils contractors have called on all parties in the UK to back infrastructure as the best means of delivering economic growth at the 2019 General Election. As the UK prepares to go to the polls ahead of a likely General Election in December, the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) has said that any incoming government

Scottish Civils Workloads Rise For The First Time In Two Years
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After two years of falling workloads, figures released today by the voice of Scotland’s civil engineering contractors, CECA Scotland, show that workloads are finally on the rise in Scotland’s civils sector.   CECA’s latest Workload Trends Survey for Scotland, which has been published quarterly since 2005, has found that workloads in Scotland rose according to

DfT To Press For Longer-Term Funding Settlement For Local Roads
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The House of Commons Transport Committee has today welcomed a commitment by the Department for Transport to press the Treasury for a longer-term funding settlement for councils to tackle the plague of potholes on local roads. The pledge to work across Government to make the case for a long-term funding plan, is contained in the

Osborne’s Mark Taylor Appointed Chair of CECA Commercial & Legal Group
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Mark Taylor, who is the Group Commercial Director at Osborne, has been appointed Chairman of CECA’s Commercial and Legal Working Group. With 36 years’ worth of commercial and legal experience, Mark has participated in a wide variety of industry working groups. These include;  The Cabinet Office, Contractors Legal Group, Build UK, UK Contractors Group, Construction

CECA Welcomes Publication Of Rail Enhancements List
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The UK Government has today published the Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline (RNEP), showing upcoming rail upgrades for the coming five years. The update supplies information on the RNEP schemes being funded by the Control Period 6 (CP6) enhancements budget. The CP6 budget covers 2019 to 2024. For each RNEP scheme the Department for Transport only

CECA Publishes New Dayworks Schedules
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The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) has published a new version of the Schedules of Dayworks Carried out Incidental to Contract Work, the standard industry contract for the construction of infrastructure schemes. The new two volume version can be used for either, i) pricing of work undertaken on a daywork basis where no other schedules

The Queen’s Speech 2019
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On Monday (14 October) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II delivered the Queen’s Speech at the State Opening of Parliament in London. In the speech, the Queen said: “To ensure that the benefits of a prospering economy reach every corner of the United Kingdom, my Ministers will bring forward a National Infrastructure Strategy. This will set

Procurement Pilots Set To Save Contractors & Supply Chain SMEs £25m
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CITB and construction employers are piloting four schemes to improve procurement practices for homebuilding and infrastructure projects set to achieve £25m savings. The Improving Performance Through Better Procurement Approaches commission will see just under 12,000 construction workers trained, half of which to be from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), within the housing, infrastructure and local

Transport Committee Wants National Conversation On Road Pricing
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The House of Commons Transport Committee wants to start a national debate about road pricing – something that has been lacking for more than a decade since the then Labour Government’s road pricing plans were shelved. This is in advance of an inquiry to be formally announced in early 2020, when the Committee will invite