If you want to hear the latest news stories related to the infrastructure sector, view the Director’s latest blog or press releases, contribute to the latest sector related consultation or read CECA Wales’ latest article on what’s impacting the sector then this is the place to come.

CECA Wales Leadership Challenge 2021 : Future Leaders
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So after a Covid-enforced postponement of our 2020 Leadership Challenge it was great to get back to Cwrt y Gollen Army Training Barracks with the Army in Wales and put our “new recruits” through their paces! We know that strong leadership is critical to any organisation and this is especially evident in the infrastructure sector.

CECA Wales Annual Awards and Dinner 2021
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We hosted the CECA Wales Annual Dinner and Awards at the Hilton Hotel, Cardiff on 22nd October 2021. Our last event was in 2019 but because of the pandemic our 2020 event was cancelled. So this year’s event was eagerly awaited and didn’t disappoint. It was great to see old friends and colleagues again and

Getting back to some normality : CECA Wales Annual Golf Tournament 2021
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Last week we hosted our CECA Wales Annual Golf Tournament 2021 at St Pierre Golf Club in southeast Wales. It was great to see friends and colleagues in a social setting once again and the weather and physical setting of St Pierre didn’t disappoint. We had eight teams taking part with a mixture of members

Supporting the new Welsh Built Environment qualifications : the role of the Civil Engineer
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Qualifications Wales, following a review of  the  “built environment” sector in Wales, commissioned the development of new qualifications at GCSE and A-level (as well as a new Foundation Apprenticeship) specifically for the construction sector in Wales. CECA Wales were involved throughout the process of consultation and development and see the introduction of these qualifications as

Infrastructure and Politics : catching the mood!
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The Senedd elections took place in May 2021 and we saw Welsh Labour gain half the seats in the Senedd which is a remarkable achievement given that the proportional representation system is designed to prevent over-domination by one party and more fairly represent the views of the whole electorate. Since the elections Ministerial positions and

Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales response to the Welsh Government Road Review announcement
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Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales response to the Welsh Government Road Review announcement (22nd June 2021) The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales: Welcome the opportunity for clarity on future decision-making when it comes to the construction of roads in Wales; Are working constructively as a sector to address the need to decarbonise infrastructure;

Decarbonising Our Infrastructure
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Our joint Annual Conference 2021, hosted jointly by CECA Wales and our partners at ACE (Association for Consultancy and Engineering) in Wales and the County Surveyors Society (CSS) Cymru, took place “virtually” over 2 consecutive mornings starting on the 11th May and concluding on the 12th May 2021. The latter group represents Wales’ highway authorities

The CECA Wales response to Covid19
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We had high expectations for 2020 didn’t we? But last year was challenging to say the least. Our world was turned upside down by the Coronavirus pandemic and, as businesses, we had to respond really quickly. And that’s what we did. I’m really proud of the way our industry continued to deliver through this period.

CECA Wales Awards 2020
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People are the lifeblood of our civil engineering industry and our young people are the future. Every year we celebrate the “brightest and the best” young people across our sector at our Annual Dinner and Awards. But 2020 was a year like no other and, unfortunately, we weren’t able to hold our Awards in person.