BIM

Although BIM (Building Information Modelling/Management) is well established in the building sector it has yet to be widely adopted by the civil infrastructure sector and, in particular, by SMEs. CECA is able to signpost those wanting to become more engaged in BIM due to excellent contacts with BIM 4 Infrastructure (UK) or ‘BIM4IUK’ for short. For more information, or if you have any technical enquiries relating to the infrastructure sector, e-mail CECA’s Civil Engineering Director Peter Crosland at petercrosland@ceca.co.uk

Looking Ahead To The Second Roads Investment Strategy

CECA is anticipating that the second Roads Investment Strategy will be published in the coming weeks, confirming Government’s plans for £25.3bn investment in our strategic roads between 2020-25. Ongoing commitment to five-year cycles for roads spending is welcomed by industry, as they provide much greater project certainty, giving industry the confidence it needs to prepare

Government To Re-Open Beeching Lines

The new Conservative Government has committed to restoring many of the closed Beeching lines reconnecting those small towns that have suffered permanent disadvantage since they were removed from the rail network in the 1960s. In the last few weeks, Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has allocated £500m to reopen former train lines and

UK Government To Conduct Off-Payroll Review

The UK Government is undertaking a review of changes to the off-payroll working rules, ahead of the implementation of reforms that are due to come into force in April. The reforms, which were announced in the 2018 Budget, are designed to tackle non-compliance with off-payroll working rules, by making medium and large organisations in the