Members’ Forum Edinburgh 2019 – our highlights

Members’ Forum Edinburgh 2019 – our highlights

By Eddie Tuttle, CIOB Director of Policy, Research and Public Affairs This year’s event, as ever, was a great opportunity for many of us to catch-up with CIOB delegates and members and for them to network and have those informal catch-ups that we don’t always get time...
Making mental health the focus of my Presidency

Making mental health the focus of my Presidency

By Prof. Charles Egbu FCIOB, CIOB President 2019/20 I am honoured, privileged and humbled to be taking on the presidency of a great and proud institution, that is the CIOB. We’re living in a time of tremendous change, and construction is changing as well. There is...
Investing in Scottish infrastructure

Investing in Scottish infrastructure

By Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning Scotland has long been famed for its engineering and construction. From the Lighthouse Stevensons to James Craig, who planned the New Town of Edinburgh, right up to the Falkirk Wheel, the only...
More to quality than a tick box exercise

More to quality than a tick box exercise

By Andy Pennock MCIOB, Quality Manager at Durkan Limited When I first got the word ‘quality’ in my job title, I was one of very few across the industry. Health and safety managers are seen as a necessary part of the sector, but quality didn’t come with the same level...
Welcome to Members’ Forum 2019

Welcome to Members’ Forum 2019

By Chris Soffe FCIOB, CIOB President 2018/19 This event is a conversation we all own, we want to hear your views and opinions and tap into the expertise our member’s have and, as with every Forum, the programme is packed with discussions around many serious...
Seeing the success of construction in Scotland

Seeing the success of construction in Scotland

By Prof. David Philp FCIOB, Global BIM/IM Consultancy Director at AECOM Scotland’s construction industry has a pivotal national role to play, shaping the future of our diverse built environment improving place making and the lives of our citizens who use them. You...