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UK concrete and cement sector sets out net zero roadmap

The UK concrete and cement industry has launched a roadmap to become net negative by 2050, removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits each year.   UK Concrete, part of the Mineral Products Association (MPA), has identified that net zero can be met through decarbonised electricity and transport networks, fuel switching, greater…

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i3P Portal Development- Update

Since the workshop hosted by KTN on 30th April to start to identify the key requirements from members, a document was issued to identify potential suppliers containing a draft list of requirements and minimum viable product for an upgraded portal.  The intention was to issue this as a bold ‘wish list’ and then obtain feedback from…

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SafetIBase Update – Risk Treatment

  SafetIBase is an industry initiative initially funded by the i3P as part of the spark programme. The idea behind the initiative is to leverage the power of effective data management in the context of H&S through standardised schemas and workflows. This has resulted in a tool being developed which allows users to enter their…

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Covid-19 cost assessment toolkit launched

The professional practice task group of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Covid-19 task force has published a methodology for assessing and reporting the cost implications of disruption due to the pandemic, with the launch of a Covid-19 Cost Assessment Toolkit. Construction clients and contractors rely on accurate cost prediction as the basis of business plans, financial…

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Augmented future for the Infrastructure sector

It is really great to see the developments Pauley are making with a range of i3P clients – in particular HS2, Jacobs, Network Rail & Department for Transport. It’s widely understood and appreciated the benefits that immersive technology will have on all sectors especially the infrastructure sector. HS2 pioneers augmented reality for rail and, in…

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i3P & Bentley: Moving from competitors to collaborators

  i3P & Bentley Blog Series   Written by Mark Coates (Bentley Systems), Chris Walker (Be the Best Communications) & Sam Stacey (UK Research and Innovation).  The 4th blog of this series explores the recent triumphs of the infrastructure industry and what’s next while on the road to recovery.   Introduction:  Just three months ago,…

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i3P Portal Development Update

Following the update presentation I gave at the i3P Forum on 26th June, I thought it would be helpful to share more widely to all i3P members the progress made thus far on the work being done to develop and upgrade the i3P Portal. It has been clear for a while that the portal has…

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i3P Strategy Board Updates

We’re pleased to announce the following updates to the i3P Strategy Board.    Strategy Board Co-Chair Earlier this year, and to coincide with his pending retirement, Phil Wilbraham (Heathrow) stepped down from his role as i3P Co-Chair, allowing the opportunity for another client organisation representative to join Mark Thurston (HS2) as Co-Chair. The opportunity came…

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£16m data-sharing programme launched to drive innovation

A new programme designed to drive innovation across major infrastructure projects in the UK has been launched by Minister of State, Andrew Stephenson.   The ‘Transport Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy Living Lab’ (TIES Living Lab) is a transformative collaboration aimed at harnessing the vast quantities of intelligence that UK infrastructure projects generate, that can help identify modern methods…

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