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Internationally Accredited Construction Claims Course Returns to Dublin

March 26, 2014
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Internationally Accredited Construction Claims Course Returns to Dublin

Hewitt Construction Consultancy, a company specialising in construction contractual matters, construction claims and training on these subjects will once again deliver its 2-day Intensive Training Course on construction claims to construction professionals in Dublin on 21 and 22 May 2014.

Ireland, like much of the rest of Europe has seen a drastic reduction in...
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A good week for the Construction Industry – Rob Oliver, Chief Executive, CEA

March 20, 2014
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A good week for the Construction Industry – Rob Oliver, Chief Executive, CEA

A good week for the Construction Industry – Rob Oliver, Chief Executive, CEA (Construction Equipment Association) talks about the recent Budget and how it affects the construction equipment sector.

In his HS2 Plus report, Sir David Higgins, started the process of turning up the pressure on politicians to approve the necessary regulatory framework to...
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Glenigan Index forecasts current decline in private housing starts
to be a temporary lull

August 15, 2013
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Glenigan Index forecasts current decline in private housing starts to be a temporary lull

According to the Glenigan Index, the recovery in private housing construction seems to have lost momentum with a 12% decline in project starts; however this is forecast to be a temporary glitch.

The provider of construction project leads and industry analysis, collate the Index on a monthly basis.

The Index records data on the value...
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to be a temporary lull

CECA welcomes CSCS Chief Executive Appointment

April 23, 2012
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The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) welcomes the news that CSCS has appointed Graham Wren as its new Chief Executive. Mr Wren is currently a board member of ConstructionSkills, and in the past has chaired the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS), is a former president of the National Specialists Contractors Council (NSCC), and has sat...
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CECA calls for implementation of pension fund infrastructure investment without delay

March 5, 2012
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CECA calls for implementation of pension fund infrastructure investment without delay

CECA today welcomed the news that British pension funds are planning to launch a multi-million pound fund to invest in the infrastructure projects highlighted in last year’s National Infrastructure Plan, but warned that it must be introduced no later than its planned January 2013 launch.

The Pension Protection Fund and the National Association of Pension...
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Fragile recovery needs government support

February 5, 2012
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Fragile recovery needs government support

The UK’s leading infrastructure contractors have warned that signs of growth in the sector may be extinguished unless the government delivers on recent investment commitments.

Results from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Workload Trends survey for the last quarter of 2011 published today show growth in the sector for the first time in more...
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Construction Products Association Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive

January 10, 2012
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Construction Products Association Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive

Dr Diana Montgomery, who is currently the Deputy Chief Executive at the Chemical Industries Association, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Construction Products Association. She will take over from Michael Ankers who retires at the Association’s AGM in April.

Diana graduated from Oxford University with a chemistry degree and was subsequently...
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CEA Director of Global Programmes, Joanna Oliver, awarded MBE

June 13, 2011
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The Queen’s Birthday Honours list recognised the construction equipment industry in a very direct way with the award of an MBE to the CEA’s Director of Global Programmes, Joanna Oliver. She is one of a select few of recipients recognised for their services to industry – and is rewarded for a 16 year...
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Lighthouse Club: Jennifer Deeney appointed to the new position of fund raising ambassador

June 6, 2011
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The Lighthouse Club, the construction industry’s foremost charity, has named Jennifer Deeney as its fund raising ambassador. Jennifer has been involved in raising the profile of safety in the industry since 2004, following a tragic accident which killed her husband Kieron. Jennifer will `champion` fund raising efforts at The Lighthouse Club as part of...
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PLANTWORX Appoints an Event Director to Head up the Team

May 9, 2011
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The PLANTWORX team has a brand new member, Simon-Frere Cook, who will take his place as Event Director for the forthcoming show (14th – 16th May 2013). Simon was appointed by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association), organisers of PLANTWORX, to oversee the smooth running of the brand new event.

Simon is looking forward to...
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