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Our Members News section covers everything from national industry matters through to local projects, insights and vacancies; highlighting what is happening in the built environment and construction sector, all from our very own CEWales members. There are many inspiring projects throughout Wales, in which we take pleasure sharing them on our news pages. We want to hear from you! Please get in touch info@cewales.org.uk

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Maple Consulting - Circular Economy in Road Construction and Maintenance

23rd May 2022

Maple Consulting are working on a project that is part of the Transnational Road Research Programme Call 2020 by The Conference of European Road Directors (CEDR). ITEN is a network of independent experts in transport; providing research, consultancy, strategic advice & scientific expertise. The work that ITEN are doing for the aforementioned project, CERCOM, is contracted through Maple Consulting Ltd

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Green Hat Consulting - What IS a Fire Risk Strategy? When do I need one?

23rd May 2022

The aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and the Hackitt report has resulted in fear and confusion in the construction industry. Legislation is fragmented – complex and has to be interpreted carefully, crossreferencing previous legislation.

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Update from RC2 - May 22

18th May 2022

Robert Chapman, Director at RC2 gives an update on what he has been doing over the last few weeks in particular the support he has given CEWales.

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How construction firms can save time and money by tracking absence

17th May 2022

Managing absence such as sickness and holidays is essential. However, many firms are getting it wrong. YouGov research by Zurichi reveals that one in five (22%) of British businesses lack expertise when managing workplace absence, leaving them exposed to losing key staff and lost productivity.

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"The Future we choose" - what are you going to do? Blog from Robert Chapman RC2

3rd November 2021

I have been planning to write this blog for a while. I was (nudged) finally into writing this piece by Oliver Banks - who when I posted this picture on LinkedIn - posed this question.

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Siderise Launches Innovative New Passive Fire Protection Package for Masonary Buildings

13th October 2021

Welsh global building products manufacturer, Siderise, have created a suite of protective products specifically engineered for masonry facades, making it easy for architects and contractors to choose the right protection for their buildings.

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Bouygues appointed for Pentre Awel development.

6th October 2021

Carmarthenshire County Council has appointed Bouygues UK to design and build Zone One of its prestigious Pentre Awel development.

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SPECIFIC - Realising the Potential of the Built Environment

28th September 2021

SPECIFIC is a UK Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC), accredited by UKRI, leading in energy technology research and full-scale demonstration.

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Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi gets carbon neutral extension - Wynne Construction

28th September 2021

Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi, parts of which date back to 1898, is set to be boosted with the construction of a highly modern net zero extension, as part of a wider programme of refurbishments.

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Knox & Wells Living Wage Industrial Champion Award for 2021

7th July 2021

Knox & Wells won the Living Wage Industrial Champion Award for 2021 at a virtual ceremony held on 17th June.

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Creating sustainable education estates – the time is now. How ready are you?

7th July 2021

Following the launch of construction specialist, ISG’s Sustainable Buildings Monitor, their latest webinar offered an education focus to the findings and next steps.

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Inspiring the next generation

16th June 2021

Phil Bailey of BAM Construction explains how BAM continue to deliver during COVID-19.

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A Framework Not Fit for Purpose

16th June 2021

When done well, frameworks are good for construction and procurement of services. But when they are not, they need a rest. Sarah Benyon of Atom Architecture explains

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Wynne Construction to safeguard Welsh jobs through £85m order book

16th June 2021

Wynne Construction has secured £85m worth of projects to be delivered over the next two years, with orders showing an increase in demand for services from pre-COVID levels and is planning to safeguard approximately 6,500 Welsh construction jobs as it prepares to begin a series of new projects.

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IPAF EPAL App

10th June 2021

IPAF’s ePAL app is your new digital wallet to store and share your IPAF powered access licences and qualifications.

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Bouygues appointed for new Kingsway scheme in Swansea

9th June 2021

Bouygues has been appointed to build a major new high-tech office development that will provide space for 600 jobs in Swansea city centre.

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Hugh James advises on one of Wales' largest Regeneration Schemes

21st May 2021

Work has begun to transform a former steelworks site in Newport into a vibrant new place for people to live. It’s one of Wales’ largest regeneration schemes and Hugh James has been acting as legal adviser on various aspects of the project.

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Specific - Celebrating Ten Years of Energy Technology Development

19th May 2021

Ten years ago this month, Specific brought together academic and industry partners with expertise in printed photovoltaics, electrical storage, thermal storage and industrial coatings; they were united under a shared vision for a concept that was then called ‘Buildings as Power Stations’. What a long way they have come since then!

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