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Industry calls for Pledge to Net Zero

Environmental experts have launched Pledge to Net Zero, the first industry commitment in the UK requiring science-based targets from its signatories to tackle greenhouse gas emissions within their organisations. The pledge aims to support the UK’s 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target and is aimed at all organisations working in the environmental services sector….

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i3P Carbon Conference 6th November 2019 presentation links

i3P’s Carbon Conference Agenda & Presentation links   Welcome and Introductions – Tim Embley i3P Conference Chair   Client Leadership: Transforming to a carbon neutral economy i3P Leadership Statement – Rob Ewen – Heathrow, i3P Co Chair Enabling Global Commitment – Magnus Bäärnhielm – Construction Climate Challenge   Industry collaboration: Unlocking the barriers and developing capacity Research…

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i3P SME Programme

The i3P SME programme, supported by Innovate UK, has been launched to unlock innovation hidden in the SME supply chain. Enabling the adoption of new technologies to drive productivity and support the growth of high performing SMEs. SMEs deliver 54% of total UK turnover in the infrastructure and construction sector, nearly double that of large…

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Design contract for £1bn A66 transformation up for grabs

A £45m contract to design the £1bn transformation of the A66 northern trans-Pennine route is now open for tenders. Highways England is developing plans to fully dual the remaining single carriageway sections of the A66 which links the M6 at Penrith in Cumbria and the A1(M) at Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire. The project is…

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Industry disruptors bringing opportunity to infrastructure sector

The European CEO Conference 2019 kicked off with a passionate plea from KPMG’s global head of infrastructure, Richard Threlfall, for the construction industry to be much more optimistic about the future and the role it can play in transforming society for the better. Referring to current economic and political challenges affecting the infrastructure sector, Threlfall…

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Network Rail & Innovate UK Railways SBRI Competition Briefing Event-Thu, 5 December 2019 09:30 – 16:00 GMT

Competition briefing event for SBRIs in ‘Innovation in Automated Survey Processing for Railway Structure Gauging’ and ‘Innovation in Railway Platform End and Edge Technology’ Network Rail, through Innovate UK, are to invest £2.88 million in two SBRI competitions to improve the safety and efficiency of our railways. The competitions launch on Monday 2nd December and…

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Don’t miss out on the i3P Carbon Conference – 6th Nov, London

Tim Embley – i3P Supply Chain Ambassador: Carbon & Innovation Priority Theme (Costain)   i3P Carbon Conference 6th November | 9am – 5pm | Central London One week to go until the first i3P Carbon Conference! Supported by Construction Climate Challenge (CCC), the I3P Carbon Conference is about shaping our industry carbon reduction programme through…

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Tideway’s More By River transport strategy scoops award

  Tideway’s innovative More by River transport strategy has been named Environment and Sustainability Initiative of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards. More by River is Tideway’s commitment to ensuring that we transport as many materials as we can by river, taking lorry movements off London’s roads to limit pollution, congestion and to…

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