Industry Issues: Improving visibility of work pipeline

CECA facilitates opportunities for members to meet directly with key clients from across the civil engineering sector. These meetings provide an opportunity for members to raise important issues with these organisations, gain a better understanding of future work programmes and also build a better understanding of each client’s expectations of the contractors that they work with.

Recent liaison meetings have seen members have face-to-face discussions with Chief Executives, Procurement and Commercial Directors as well as a range of technical staff from organisations including:

  • North East Combined Authority
  • Tees Valley Combined Authority
  • Network Rail
  • Highways England
  • Transport for the North
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Scottish Transport
  • Welsh Assembly Government
  • Environment Agency
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • Various local authorities and water companies
“De-mystifying” the rail sector in Wales!
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Last month we held our second rail conference, this time in south Wales following our first conference in north Wales in January. As it says on the box, this half day event was all about “de-mystifying” the rail sector for our members. But, it was also about highlighting the work opportunities that are available and

Five New Local Industrial Strategies Offer Economic Blueprints For Trailblazing Areas
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The Government has unveiled new plans for areas across Oxford-Cambridge Arc and West of England today to boost productivity and economic growth. The new strategies set out a plan to back businesses in each area, boosting people’s earning power while creating high-quality, well paid jobs. Demonstrating the unique strengths of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc area and