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.

We have produced, via our Annual Conferences, a number of industry priority reports including “Transporting Our Future Generations” which focuses on the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act and “Streamlining Public Procurement” which is self explanatory! We are currently working on our third report “Active and Healthy Lives” which focuses on the role of infrastructure in improving our wellbeing. This will be launched in November 2019.

Much of our work also involves submitting evidence to Welsh and UK Government Committees to influence the direction of their policies and legislative programmes.

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

CECA Wales Awards 2020
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People are the lifeblood of our civil engineering industry and our young people are the future. Every year we celebrate the “brightest and the best” young people across our sector at our Annual Dinner and Awards. But 2020 was a year like no other and, unfortunately, we weren’t able to hold our Awards in person.

The CECA Wales “Key Asks” ahead of The Senedd elections in 2021
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A new manifesto for civil engineering contractors in Wales As we approach the end of 2020 (can’t come soon enough for most people I guess!) and we look towards 2021 it’s time to review the year and what we will be focusing on for the year to come. Our strategy for the last few years

Leading the recovery in Wales – a mix of old and new!
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There is nothing normal about these times, whether that be the new normal or the old normal. But many working in the civil engineering sector are looking for a mix of the old and the new. In the second part of a two part article, Ed Evans of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) points