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Construction Roadmap To Recovery Plan Published
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Plans for a post-Covid-19 revival of the UK construction sector have been published today. The Construction Leadership Council’s Covid-19 Task Force has laid out proposals to secure the future of construction businesses nationwide, while setting the industry on a sustainable path towards recovery. The roadmap to recovery plan can be downloaded here. The task force is

CECA Welcomes Route Announcement For £1 Billion Trans-Pennine Dualling
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CECA has welcomed news that the official preferred route for the £1 billion A66 upgrade has been announced, adding to the list of improvements Highways England wants to take forward to construction, in what will be a significant boost to the economy of the North West. The A66 is both a nationally important road, linking

CECA is saying YES to supporting Mental Health Awareness Week
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It is more than timely that the Mental Health Foundation is hosting a mental health awareness week which will focus on kindness, including community support for people affected by mental illness. CECA, in conjunction with Mates in Mind, are actively involved on a number of fronts in support of mental health initiatives and we are

CECA: Infrastructure Offers Route To Recovery
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Civils contractors today said that a fall in construction output in Q1 was to be expected in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, but that investment in infrastructure offers the quickest route to recovery for the UK economy. According to the Office for National Statistics construction output fell by 2.6 per cent in Q1 2020,

Government Backs Industry Guidance To Avoid Disputes
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The UK Government today offered its support to the construction industry, by outlining its expectations from businesses as they manage and enforce B2B contracts during the COVID-19 emergency. There is a real concern that the construction industry will become embroiled in costly and long-running disputes over the effects of the pandemic on projects if it

CECA Midlands: Strategic Rail Freight Interchange Will Boost Region’s Economy
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Civils contractors have welcomed the news that development consent has been given for the development of a new Strategic Rail Freight Interchange near Junction 12 of the M6 motorway in South Staffordshire. The scheme is the 84th nationally significant infrastructure project to have been examined and decided within the timescales laid down in the Planning

CLC Covid-19 Taskforce: Streamlined Loans Needed To Avoid Liquidity Crunch
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Government-backed loans to construction businesses must be streamlined to avoid firms facing a liquidity crunch in the coming weeks. That is the headline finding of research by the Construction Leadership Council’s Covid-19 Taskforce on financial support to the sector. Companies of all sizes and types took part in interviews and surveys for the research. Just