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Covid-19: A message from i3P

As i3P adapts to this changing environment, influenced by the spread of Covid-19, we are updating you on the actions that we are taking internally and with others, to ensure that we continue to connect people, businesses and communities to drive infrastructure change through innovation. In current circumstances, these connections are more important than ever….

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Transforming Construction Network Plus (N+) – newly funded projects

Transforming Construction Network Plus (N+) has announced 9 newly funded projects! Four of those projects may be of particular interest to the i3P members: • Utilising Innovative Methods of #Data Capture for Regulatory Compliance Checking • #DigitalTwins in Construction: Towards an Ontological Model Development & Integration Framework • Developing an automated construction #supplychain: future business…

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What do the next ten years hold for the built environment?

New Civil Engineer, in association with Deltek, will be running a free webinar to explore the concept of “Digital Transformation” and what this really means for #engineering and #construction businesses. Hear from Team2100, Buro Happold & Bryden Wood on how the evolving #digital landscape is changing the way businesses operate and deliver projects, and why…

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CSIC set to launch offsite construction training programme

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), together with an expert UK-wide network of project partners, is launching a major training programme to help grow best practice and skills in offsite construction. The Offsite Ready project, a series of collaborative events and online modules will be launched at CSIC on 23 April. Following that there will be a number…

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New technologies could offer cheapest route to net zero, says NIC report

Increased investment in new technologies such as low carbon hydrogen generation could be the best way to deliver low cost power to UK consumers while also helping reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, according to a new report by the National Infrastructure Commission. Detailed modelling using the latest available industry data suggests that…

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ACE welcomes “historically huge” budget for infrastructure

Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) chief executive Hannah Vickers warmly welcomed Rishi Sunak’s first budget, describing the government’s pledges on infrastructure as an “historically huge commitment” and a recognition of the key role of infrastructure in driving economic growth. Responding to the chancellor’s budget speech today, Vickers said: “With infrastructure investment now totalling more…

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i3P & Bentley: What does a post-Brexit future look like for UK Infrastructure?

*New i3P blog series* Written by Mark Coates (Bentley Systems) & Chris Walker (Be the Best Communications). The second blog of this series explores post-Brexit opportunities for the Infrastructure industry. Introduction: Britain’s first post-Brexit budget must send a clear signal on how the country will invest in and deliver infrastructure. In light of the Heathrow bombshell…

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FRP Composites for Construction – Developing Design Competency

The National Composites Centre Wednesday 8th April 2020   Description FRP Composites see regular use with construction in diverse applications from brick ties to bridges. But, exploiting their unique benefits beyond established applications is often a concern to the design community. This free to attend half-day event will set the scene for FRP composites growth…

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