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

CECA: ‘Gold Standard’ For Public Sector Frameworks Will Deliver Better Outcomes For Industry & Clients

Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of an independent review of public sector frameworks by saying the creation of a ‘gold standard’ for public sector frameworks will lead to beneficial outcomes for industry and clients alike. Professor David Mosey’s Constructing the Gold Standard: An Independent Review of Public Sector Construction Frameworks sets out 24 ‘Gold

Inspiring Change 2021 Conference Sessions

Click above to watch the morning session of the 2021 Inspiring Change conference, with a keynote address from Rick Lee OBE of Willmott Dixon, a panel with Gillian Unsworth of the Government Equalities Office and Ian McIlwee of FIS. This is followed by the launch of the Fairness, Inclusion & Respect Assessment Tool with Ian Heptonstall

CECA: Contractors Publish Carbon-Reduction Guide For SMEs

Following the successful COP26 conference, civils contractors today published a guide for SMEs on how to reduce carbon emissions in construction. Carbon Reduction Demystified for SMEs in Civil Engineering has been published by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), free to use for UK construction companies. Commenting, CECA National Civil Engineering Director Peter Crosland said: