Our members come from all construction stakeholder groups and cover both the supply and demand side of the industry, as well as the public sector, regulators and academia. Find out more about our members. If your organisation is a CIRIA member and you would like to feature some news about your organisation, a specific project, or offer a thought piece, then please get in touch by emailing Jordon Riley at jordon.riley@ciria.org

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How Can We ‘Close the Loop’ on Construction Waste?

Circular economy’ is recognised as a key sustainability goal. In a circular or ‘closed loop’ system, maximum value can be extracted from existing materials through reuse which reduces the need to exploit new resources and creates less waste.

Read the full Golder article here.

News from our members:

Ichebeck Titan - Welcomes John Thomson to the Ichebeck Titan GE team

Marshalls - Strengthens commitment to gender equality

Costain - Welcomes new Director in Scotland

Mistras - Integrated structural inspection 

Golder to Undertake Rock Tunnel Inspections to Support Stockholm’s Metro Extension

RSSB - Asset integrity - Lets keep listening

Sir Robert McAlpine - Key considerations for digital construction

Curtins - UXO guide shortlisted for Brownfield Awards 2020

Topcon - Digital Transformation and Construction Post-Covid

Polypipe Middle East - Creating Healthier Living Spaces feature

Costain - The Times top 50 employers for women 2020

Balfour Beatty - Appoints new Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

Black & Veatch - Unique free-to-all assessment contributes to the commercial viability of tidal energy

Active Building Centre - What are active buildings?

Arup - A pathway to rail resilience

Aecom - Launches virtual public consultation tool

Kier - Supports NHS Scotland to convert SEC in to temporary hospital

Maccaferri - Covid-19 and Maccaferri's preparedness 

Polypipe Middle East Managing Director featured in Sustainabilist ME

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions - Progressing BAT III

WSP - Coastal flooding lets start planning for the long term

Aecom - 2020 Ireland review

Active Building Centre - An active solution putting energy into architecture

ICE - Enabling better infrastructure

Marshalls revisit future spaces

Black & Veatch - Designing, Developing and Managing Mine Water Infrastructure

Zero Waste Scotland sponsors first Circular Economy built environment design award in UK

Curtins - Introduces new Director of Transport planning

Marshalls - Future Spaces  - Cities of Green

COWI - Innovation for construction for sustainable cities

Ischebeck Titan - A greener footprint - zero waste to landfill

Darcy group - Combined CCTV, GPS and topography modelling

Autodesk appoints Dr. Ayanna Howard to Board of Directors

Geobrugg develops cost effective solution to Landslide monitoring

Sir Robert McAlpine - CEO Paul Hamer shortlisted for Chief Executive of the Year

Polypipe Middle East appoints new Managing Director and Sales Director

COWI - Four projects shortlisted in the Structural Awards

Arcadis mental health and wellbeing blog

SafeLane Global - encounters problem during unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey

Barratt plc enhancing habitats and improving outcomes for species

COWI strengthens international presence to meet demand for renewable energy solutions

Construction views

CIRIA members are welcome to submit articles and thought pieces to this blog. For more information send an email to jordon.riley@ciria.org. For more thoughts and blogs check out the CIRIA Network Blog.
15 years of CIRIA SuDS training
08/03/2021
Steve Wilson, Technical Director The Environmental Protection Group Ltd and CIRIA trainer discusses the evolution of SuDS good practice
 
How the digital revolution can support Net Zero Carbon
16/02/2021
Stephen Boyle, Strategic Programme Manager of the Built Environment at Zero Waste Scotland explores the digital investments the construction sector needs to make to achieve Scotland’s ambitious Net Zero Carbon targets.
 
Community of Practice – Managing construction risk (MCR) round up
15/12/2020
CIRIA had a soft launch for a new Community of Practice (CoP) focused on managing risk in construction.
 
Grouted anchors and soil nails: all you need to know
16/11/2020
John O’Donovan, GDG Principal Engineer and co-author of CIRIA guide C794 outlines the importance of grouted anchors and soil nails to our infrastructure.
 
Importance of good screen design
16/11/2020
Dr Amanda Kitchen, Consultant Principal Civil Engineer, Mott MacDonald and co-author of the C786 guidance outlines the importance of screen design