Constructing Excellence in Wales

Welcome to the Constructing Excellence in Wales website.

Our aim is to improve the performance of the construction industry in Wales and add value through the promotion and sharing of best practices based on collaborative working and integrated teams.

Our vision is that the principles of Rethinking Construction become mainstream industry practices.

Our three key work streams are:

Blog

Is Wales Thinking Big Enough about Energy?

Energy efficiency is one of the central elements of all plans and designs in the building and engineering of everything in Wales from houses and offices to schools, hospitals and even roads and transport infrastructure. Because if Wales is to become more energy efficient where we live, work and play have to be greener and low carbon, but so do the methods we choose to travel, work and construct things.

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Innovation, value and collaborative procurement – the magic formula

It’s not as simple as that – but that is the critical path to set out upon and one that was pursued as part of the Welsh Government vision for stimulating Wales’ first Strategic Regeneration Area in ‘Turning Heads - A strategy for the Heads of the Valleys 2020’.

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Thinking Big For Wales

This week Insider Magazine published the discussions at its latest Construction and Property Roundtable. The big headline was that Wales needs to consider embarking on big landmark schemes – anything from the planned Swansea Tidal Lagoon to the improvements to the M4 plus major sporting facilities.

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