Monthly Archives: July 2016

Inspiring the Future 4 Year Review

Written on July 27, 2016 at 10:17 am, by

Inspiring the Future was launched in July 2012, and today they have published their four year review. In a letter sent to Ex-IDE President John Woodward FIDE the Inspiring the Future Team wrote “We wanted to take this opportunity to write and thank you for helping to make a difference to the aspirations and life opportunities  Continue Reading »

A Passion for Demolition

Written on July 26, 2016 at 4:37 pm, by

Leading UK Demolition company Erith Contractors Ltd has joined forces with charitable initiative, Passion Project, to deliver a new standard in demolition apprenticeships and address the industry’s growing skills shortage. Erith Contractors Ltd, a leading UK demolition company, has successfully seen the first intake of apprentices through their initial training and job placement as part  Continue Reading »

IDE Edinburgh 2016

Written on July 19, 2016 at 2:25 pm, by

The first (hopefully annual) IDE Scottish Seminar in Edinburgh took place on Friday 8th July at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. As someone new to the industry and no prior experience of any of these events, I had a great time.  All the exhibitors and speakers were all very friendly, passionate about their area and are  Continue Reading »

Outcomes from the Construction Industry Council Strategic Review 2016-2020

Written on July 11, 2016 at 12:26 pm, by

At its landmark 100th Council meeting last week, Construction Industry Council (CIC) members came together to discuss the outcomes of the year-long Strategic Review of the organisation and agree its recommendations for the next five years. The Review was facilitated by Richard Brindley and led by Tony Burton, with support from John Nolan, Graham Watts  Continue Reading »

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) appoints John Nolan as its new Chairman

Written on July 5, 2016 at 9:18 am, by

The Construction Industry Council inaugurated Professor John Nolan as its new Chairman at the 100th meeting of its Council Members yesterday afternoon. John succeeds Tony Burton, Senior Partner at Gardiner & Theobald, in this role for a two year term of office starting with immediate effect. Tony Burton now becomes Deputy Chairman for a year,  Continue Reading »