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.

Wales’ civil engineering sector set out action plan to embed aims of the Well-being of Future Generations Act
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On Tuesday, 5th February 2019, the Civil Engineering Contractors Association Wales (CECA Wales) launched “Transporting our Future Generations”, a joint report with Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE) and County Surveyors Society Wales. At the National Assembly for Wales, CECA Wales, sponsored by Alyn and Deeside Assembly Member, Jack Sargeant AM, set out the report’s 5

Where is our infrastructure heading?
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A few weeks ago I, and a few guest writers, wrote a series of articles for the Institute of Welsh Affairs’ “Click on Wales” portal. For me the key and current question for those of us involved in the infrastructure sector and, more importantly, those who depend on it (which is all of us!), is

Life, Death and Taxes – the joy of Reverse Charge VAT!
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This afternoon we held a seminar for our members to introduce them to the latest developments in the world of taxation, employment law and occupational health.  It was aimed at HR Managers, Payroll Managers, Financial Managers, Senior Managers, Managers, Directors and anyone responsible for finance, taxation and payroll issues within their organisations. Gerry Lean of

CECA Wales Leadership Challenge 2018
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Last Thursday and Friday a number of our younger CECA Wales members came together at Cwrt y Gollen Army Camp in Crickhowell to test their leadership and teamworking abilities at CECA Wales’ annual “Leadership Challenge”. The “Challenge”, which we’ve been developing in partnership with the Armed Forces, and is in its second year, is designed

CECA Wales – Securing the Welsh workforce of the future!
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A big thanks to our CECA Wales members for supporting the Skills Cymru event held in Cardiff last week (I promise we’ll be up in Llandudno next year too!). Skills Cymru is an annual opportunity for school pupils, their parents and teachers, from the north, middle and south of Wales to meet with employers across

CECA Wales Annual Golf Day 2018
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Last Tuesday, 2nd October, we hosted our Annual Golf Day for members and guests at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club. We had 8 teams of 4 taking part : Costain (x2), Encon, Andrew Scott, Taziker, Knights Brown, Centregreat and Walters UK. And what a great day – if slightly blustery! But that’s what Links courses are

Inquiry into the status of the Welsh Baccalaureate
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National Assembly for Wales : Children, Young People and Education Committee Ymateb gan Gymdeithas Contractwyr Peirianneg Sifil Cymru Evidence from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales This text represents the evidence provided by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales to the National Assembly for Wales’ Children, Young People and Education Committee on their Inquiry

Infrastructure, politics and the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon – a sorry saga!
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As the UK Government refuses to back the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project and the fallout and recriminations continue, Ed Evans, Director of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Cymru, questions the way we currently test the viability of infrastructure investments across the UK and whether or not Wales, through its Wellbeing of Future Generations

Inquiry into the State of Roads in Wales
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Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee, National Assembly for Wales Evidence from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Wales Summary of Responses The state of roads in Wales has been a constant source of frustration for our sector and, therefore, we welcome this Inquiry. We also hope that it represents an opportunity to address the chronic