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International engineering enterprise Laing O’Rourke joins CIRIA

With a mission to secure its position as the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry, Laing O'Rourke is the latest edition to CIRIA’s growing membership, which now boasts 6 of the top 10 contractors in the UK.
The company, with a heritage that draws on 170 years’ experience, has operations in the UK, Australia, Hong Kong and the Middle East and has delivered some of the most iconic and pioneering construction projects in the world, which in the UK include the first commercial nuclear power station, London’s 2012 Olympic Park and The Leadenhall Building.
Adam Locke, Partnership and Innovation Leader, Laing O’Rourke, commented; “As an international engineering enterprise committed to leadership in innovation and excellence in the construction industry Laing O’Rourke is delighted to continue our collaboration with CIRIA and other members.”
Dirk Vennix, Chief Executive at CIRIA added; “Laing O’Rourke is leading the way in encouraging high standards across the industry; their approach to offsite construction through their Design for Manufacture and Assembly, which aims to drive productivity is just one example of this. CIRIA believes in the power of collaboration to encourage business improvement and innovation and we look forward to working closely with Laing O’Rourke to help drive efficiencies in the construction and operation of major infrastructure.”

CIRIA’s 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. Check out our full list of Members on the website here or visit our Member spotlight page to find out more.