Promotion

Promoting the value of infrastructure to the Welsh economy and seeking increased investment is a key priority for CECA Wales – both for the benefit of members and, more broadly, for the economy of Wales, a resilient environment and high social value.  We continuously work to raise the profile of CECA Wales amongst clients, politicians and policy makers and we inform and influence policy making wherever and whenever we can.

Much of our work involves submitting evidence to Welsh and UK Government Committees – both written and verbal. Over the last 12 months we have submitted evidence to the following committees:

  1. National Infrastructure Commission for Wales : Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee
  2. Wales and Borders Rail Franchise : Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee
  3. Supporting People on Low Incomes : Equalities and Communities Committee
  4. The Status of the Welsh Baccalaureate : Children, Young People and Education Committee

We also produce regular briefings, articles and a blog on important and topical issues which affect the infrastructure sector,

The CECA Wales Annual Awards 2019
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Last Friday night we hosted the CECA Wales Annual Dinner and Awards at the Hilton Hotel, Cardiff. At our AGM that afternoon our new Chairman, Mike McAndrew of Tarmac, was elected along with our new Vice Chair, Mark Bowen of Andrew Scott. Both Mike and Mark are passionate advocates of the civil engineering industry and

CECA Wales Awards 2019 : The Shortlist
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This year’s CECA Wales Annual Awards are the most competitive yet with more candidates entering and a new category for the Most Promising Quantity Surveyor. Here are the shortlists : MOST PROMISING APPRENTICE Ellis Cole-Jones       Dawnus Sion Hughes            Jones Bros Nibin Lukose           Alun Griffiths

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