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From “CHEAPNESS RULES” to VALUE TOOLS: Driving a shift towards value-based decision making in UK construction

·        Industry bodies to help develop new industry methodology ·        First step towards roll-out of new industry ‘Value Toolkit’ ·        Flagship project is key priority under CLC Sector Recovery Plan RICS, RIBA, CIOB and Social Value UK have joined forces with the Construction Innovation Hub to develop a new industry-wide definition of value,…

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New BIM Information Protocol launched

  BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the UK BIM Alliance and the Construction Industry Council yesterday released an Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-1 and 2. The new Protocol has updated the CIC Protocol Second Edition and is a flexible and user friendly document which provides a…

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Icynene become latest members of Buildoffsite

What is Icynene? The Icynene Spray Foam Insulation System is a series of soft, flexible spray foam insulation products that delivers up to 50% greater energy savings when compared to other home insulation products. About Greentherm Solutions Ltd Having over 30 years’ experience each in the construction industry Paddy Leighton…

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Latest government advice and updates – Issue 17

CIC Coronavirus Digest 13/05/20 - Issue 17 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   Government's to support businesses through Trade Credit Insurance guarantee Businesses with supply chains which…

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Latest government advice and industry updates – Issue 16

CIC Coronavirus Digest 12/05/20 - Issue 16 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   The UK Government's COVID-19 recovery strategy On Monday Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on…

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New paper calls for Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

Flourishing Systems: Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing  12 May 2020   Leaders from academia, industry and government call for infrastructure to be re-envisioned Today academia, government and industry come together to publish a new white paper, Flourishing Systems, calling for a fundamental change in how we view and run our nation’s infrastructure…

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Latest government advice and industry updates – Issue 15

CIC Coronavirus Digest 04/05/20 - Issue 15 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   Finding accommodation for workers away from home To help contractors working away from home…

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Latest government advice and industry updates – Issue 14

CIC Coronavirus Digest 29/04/20 - Issue 14 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   New 100% government backed loan scheme for small businesses The new Bounce Back Loans scheme, announced by…

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i-Con: COVID-19 Support

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre have created i-Con instead to assist the built environment sector during this global emergency. The new i-Con platform will do this in three ways: Innovation Challenge: a platform designed to quickly match industry challenges with potential solution providers and funding for impact focused innovation projects Knowledge Hub: access…

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NHS Nightingale Hospital North West finished within two weeks

Integrated Health Projects (IHP) and its partners are proud to have been instrumental in the creation of the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West at the Manchester Central Convention Complex that opened officially on 17th April. Delivered by IHP. the joint venture between VINCI Construction UK and Sir Robert McAlpine under…

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Latest government advice and industry updates – Issue 13

CIC Coronavirus Digest 23/04/20 - Issue 13 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry.   CIC launches Low Value Disputes Model Adjudication Procedure The Construction Industry Council will be launching its Low Value Disputes Model Adjudication Procedure (CIC LVD MAP) on 1st May…

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CDBB launches public consultation on BIM Interoperability

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB), a partner of the Construction Innovation Hub, opens public consultation on Building Information Management (BIM) Interoperability Report recommendations to government. On 17 April 2020 CDBB, a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub, has published The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Interoperability Report for consultation. It forms part of the Construction…

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Latest Government advice and industry updates – Issue 12

CIC Coronavirus Digest 16/04/20 - Issue 12 The latest government advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) and updates from the construction industry. Please share with your own contacts. If you would like to subscribe, please contact kpring@cic.org.uk   Updated Site Operating ProceduresThe Public Health England (PHE) guidance on social distancing in the…

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