CIP to sponsor environmental award at Construction Awards of Excellence

Construction Industry Publications Ltd (CIP) is proud to sponsor the Environmental Initiative of the Year category at the Construction Awards of Excellence 2021. The independent awards ceremony, which is owned by the sector for the sector, will be celebrated virtually on 15 April at 19:00. 2021 is the first year of these new awards that […]

CIP Proud to sponsor NFB Environmental Award for the Construction Awards of Excellence

The Construction Awards of Excellence is a truly independent awards programme that will honour the exceptional contributions of companies and individuals in the construction and building sector across Great Britain. This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the work achieved throughout the pandemic and shine a light on those who have gone above and beyond […]

CIP welcomes Gareth Rondel on to the Construction Environmental Panel

Construction Industry Publications (CIP) are delighted to welcome Gareth Rondel to the Construction Environmental Panel. Gareth is the Sustainable Business Lead at CHAS, the leading health and safety accreditation service, which helps clients and contractors ensure compliance, manage and mitigate risk across different areas. These include health and safety, environmental, equality and diversity, financial and […]

CITB launches new ecourse platform

CITB launches new ecourse platform

CITB new ecourse platform launched: but what will it entail? Training and development are part of CITB’s three key strategic priorities. It is committed to working with the construction industry to provide the skills and training needed, now and into the future. To meet industry needs, CITB has launched an online eLearning solution – CITB […]

Paintbrush cleaning station made from site waste material

Workers on an ISG site have made an on-site designated paintbrush cleaning station by reusing site waste materials. They used a wheelie bin as the main container. Electrical basket offcuts served as a draining shelf to keep painters’ equipment on. Waste insulation made up the filtration layer, to absorb paint and allow cleaning water to […]

IEMA publishes ‘The Environment Bill: Background, content and passage through the UK Parliament’

IEMA publishes ‘The Environment Bill: Background, content and passage through the UK Parliament’

The IEMA has published ‘The Environment Bill: Background, content and passage through the UK Parliament’. The Environment Bill sets out a new environmental governance framework as the UK leaves the EU. After Brexit, the UK will not follow the European Union’s environmental policy and legislative structures. As a result of this, IEMA’s new document provides […]

HS2 contractors told to cut CO2 by half

HS2 contractors have been told to cut carbon dioxide emissions by half. The challenging 50% carbon reduction target applies to the construction of phase one civils asset. To meet the target, contractors are turning to next-generation materials, including low carbon concrete. Using the low carbon concrete, contractors have prepared the ground beneath a planned substation set […]