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:


Enabling Zero Waste: Ice Arena Wales

Kier Construction’s delivery of the Ice Arena Wales is one of the schemes in CEW’s Enabling Zero Waste project. It is being built on a remediated landfill site in Cardiff Bay. The Ice Arena Wales project provides an excellent example of the skills and expertise required to deliver a project whilst ensuring that waste to landfill is maintained as close to zero as possible.

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Can you see clearly now?

Being able to plan ahead is crucial for success in the construction industry. It is vital to know what is coming down the contractual pipeline to be able to manage potential skills gaps or materials shortages.

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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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