Scottish apprenticeships across the construction sector are to undergo a full review to meet the current needs of employers, employees and industry. All standards and frameworks across the sector are being reviewed and refreshed thro
Mark Bramley from Alness civil engineering firm Pat Munro has today taken over as chair of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association Scotland (CECA Scotland). CECA is the representative body for companies that work day-to-day to deliver, upgrade, and maintain Scotland’s critical infra
New research has revealed that optimism in Scotland’s civil engineering sector has reached a six-year high but warnings remain that a shortage of materials could hamper its recovery from the pandemic. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) said that while infrastructure stan
The search is on for Scotland’s top engineering and construction projects with the launch of the 2020/21 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards. The Awards celebrate outstanding civil engineering achievement, innovation and ingenuity in Scotland. Organised jointly by CECA Scotland and the Instituti
Scotland's civil engineering contractors have further grounds for confidence following the release of the latest Workload Trends Survey, conducted by the trade association CECA Scotland. The survey revealed signs of a sustained recovery in Q4 of 2020. This follows a significant rebound in
Cooperation and collaboration, greater worker welfare and a top-to-bottom revolution of the construction sector are all top of the Christmas wish-list for members of the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum).
Workloads and order books in Scotland's civil engineering sector have rebounded significantly during Q3 of 2020 in sharp contrast to the rest of Great Britain, according to CECA Scotland. The latest Workload Trends Survey conducted by the trade association revealed activity south of the bo
The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has presented the Scottish Government with a paper of comprehensive recommendations to ease the cashflow crisis as the group continues fighting to save Scotland’s construction sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. The paper, whi
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for the prestigious Scottish Civil Engineering Awards 2020 has been extended for six weeks. Project teams now have until June 1 to submit entries with the search on for Scotland’s top engineering and construction projects.
A group of respected construction industry bodies has issued a joint call for a number of simple actions which it claims the Scottish Government could introduce immediately to help with cashflow and protect jobs against the “crippling” background of coronavirus.
The search is on for Scotland’s top engineering and construction projects with the launch of the 2020 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding civil engineering achievement, innovation and ingenuity in Scotland. Organised jointly by CECA Scotland and ICE Scotland, th
Workloads in Scotland’s civils sector are finally on the rise following two years on the slide. The latest Workload Trends Survey, published today by CECA Scotland, has found that workloads in Scotland rose according to 27% of firms on balance, the first increase since 2017 Q3.
Workloads in Scotland’s civils sector have now fallen for a staggering six consecutive quarters leading to calls for more investment in the country’s infrastructure. Trade body CECA Scotland warned that there is “little scope for optimism” after its latest Workload Trends Sur