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CECA: Contractors Say Infrastructure Pipeline Will Turbocharge Growth
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Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of two key documents setting out projected investment of nearly £650 billion in the UK’s infrastructure over the rest of the decade. The Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) has published the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline 2021 and Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030, both of which set out

CECA Sets Out Priorities For Spending Review
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Civils contractors have published a check list of actions the Government must take to support immediate economic growth. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) has set out its stall in its submission to the Government’s Spending Review, which identifies key actions to boost the economy, become greener, and drive the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda. Key

CECA: Contractors Call For Super Deduction To Include Leasing & Short-Term Hire
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Civils contractors today added their weight to calls for the UK Government’s super deduction allowance (SDA) to be extended to include leasing and short-term hire. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) has joined six other industry trade bodies in writing to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to express its concern that the eligibility criteria for

CECA: Contractors Report Record Cost Pressures and Supply Concerns
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Civils contractors today warned that although the infrastructure sector is continuing to drive economic growth, cost pressures and supply concerns are being reported as ongoing challenges for the industry. Results from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)’s quarterly Workload Trends Survey for 2021 Q2 found that while civils workloads remain buoyant, a record proportion of

CECA Supporting Youth Employment As Kickstart Gateway Organisation
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Over 230 new job placements have been created in the construction industry for young people following a successful bid by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) to the UK Government’s Kickstart scheme.    CECA members throughout the UK have signed up to the Kickstart Scheme through the new gateway, committing to provide six-month job placements

Introducing Innovative Geospatial Surveying Techniques On HS2: Safety & Efficiency Go Hand In Hand
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The array of challenges presented by vast public sector projects can be daunting. Yet, a willingness to embrace innovative and integrated solutions in this high-pressure environment creates opportunities to drive the industry forward. Having an in-house geospatial survey team within the Costain Skanska joint venture (CSjv), working on the HS2 Area South Enabling Works, gave

CECA Signs Partnership Agreement With Department For Transport
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The representative body for the UK’s civil engineering contractors today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with the Department for Transport to support the optimal delivery of infrastructure investment across Britain. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) said that the agreement will enable its members to support the delivery of transport investment as

CECA: New Wales Rail Board Would Drive Investment
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Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of a report by the Welsh Affairs Committee which calls for the foundation of a new Wales Rail Board to make the case for investment by the end of this year. The report calls for the UK Government to establish a Wales Rail Board, consisting of itself, the Welsh

Inspiring Change – Wellbeing: Prevention is Better Than Cure
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More than 100 construction and built environment professionals met online this month to come together for an Inspiring Change conference on the topic “Wellbeing: Prevention is Better Than Cure.” The headline speaker was Rachel Suff, Senior Policy Advisor at the CIPD and author of the CIPD’s “Health and Wellbeing at Work 2021” report. Further panel discussions

CECA: Contractors Have Vital Role To Play To Ensure Success Of UK Infrastructure Bank
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Civils contractors today welcomed the opening of the new UK Infrastructure Bank and said that they look forward to working with the new institution to identify schemes that will kick-start growth across the UK. Launched today at its headquarters in Leeds and opened by Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, the new UK Infrastructure Bank