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ACE says the budget must recognise importance of infrastructure investment

Ahead of the autumn budget on 29 October, the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) has called on the chancellor Philip Hammond to recognise the importance of infrastructure investment by responding positively to the National Infrastructure Assessment and boosting growth across the sector. In a letter to the chancellor on behalf of its members, ACE…

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Engineering sector must share its success stories more

Mott MacDonald’s global practice leader for sustainability and chair of ICE’s sustainability leadership team, Davide Stronati, shares his hopes for a legacy of change from the forthcoming Global Engineering Congress. The Global Engineering Congress (GEC) taking place in London from 22-26 October 2018 is an unmissable opportunity for civil engineering to leave a lasting legacy….

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New partnership launched to support green businesses and drive clean economic growth

Lancaster University has teamed up with the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) to support innovation and grow business which reduces carbon emissions and delivers clean growth. The partnership between the two organisations will support businesses which are working on ideas, developments and innovations which could cut energy use and waste. The recent IPCC special report on…

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Tideway boss takes the chair at the Construction Leadership Council

  Andy Mitchell, Tideway’s chief executive has been announced as the new co-chair of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC). Mitchell is replacing former Crossrail boss Andrew Wolstenholme who is stepping down from the body after three years. He brings a wealth of experience that starts well before joining Tideway in 2014 with roles from projects…

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Atkins sponsors appointment of cyber professor at UK’s Cranfield University

Atkins is sponsoring the appointment of Professor Paul Theron at Cranfield University as the Atkins-Cranfield Professor of Cyber-Secure Engineering Systems and Processes. The newly created role will strengthen the relationship in research and development between Atkins and Cranfield University, to support advances in through-life cyber security. Working with external funders and across disciplines, Professor Theron…

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i3P Forum- Presentations

Please find links to download the presentations and supporting paperwork from the last i3P Forum Meeting. i3P Key Dates & Governance Core process diagram Sam Stacey, IUK I3P 5 October 2018 FINAL i3P Comms i3P Positioning Paper i3P Starter for 10 (Colin E) To receive a copy of this please email us directly and we…

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Innovative Smart Energy Systems UK/Canada Briefing Event

Enabling a smarter, more efficient energy system is a priority for Government and in the Upgrading our energy system: smart systems and flexibility plan published in July 2017, the Government committed up to £70m to smart energy system innovation. Across Government, Innovate UK, Research Councils, and BEIS expect to invest around £265m in smart systems…

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Laing O’Rourke and Skanska in occupational health pilot

A total of 18 construction firms including the likes of Laing O’Rourke, Skanska and Morgan Sindall have joined a new pilot aimed at improving workers’ occupational health across the industry. Construction workplace pension provider B&CE is developing a new product that it says will make it easier for employers to comply with health and safety…

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