Call for Tech entrepreneurs to help the capital’s major infrastructure providers map their underground assets

BRE, in partnership with the Mayor of London, is encouraging small businesses and entrepreneurs to develop new forms of technology that could help the capital’s major infrastructure providers gain a shared understanding of the location and state of their underground assets. Winners of a competition announced today (18 March) will earn the opportunity to pitch … Continue reading “Call for Tech entrepreneurs to help the capital’s major infrastructure providers map their underground assets”

Willmott Dixon and Sir Robert McAlpine Case study; Responsible Sourcing

BRE launched the first BES 6001 Framework Standard for Responsible Sourcing (BES 6001) in October 2008 to meet industry and Government demand for a multi-sector and authoritative third party certified responsible sourcing scheme. The standard specifies requirements for organisational management, supply chain management and management of sustainability issues in order to allow an organisation to … Continue reading “Willmott Dixon and Sir Robert McAlpine Case study; Responsible Sourcing”

BREEAM award winners

It’s always a great time of year, when the award winners are announced at EcoBuild.

BRE Academy survey findings reveal industry views on the most acute construction skills gaps

The UK construction industry needs to do more to tackle a lack of key skills from BIM to subcontractors, and a lack of gender diversity from ‘boardroom to building site’ according to a report launched today at Ecobuild by the BRE Academy. Based on a survey of 300 industry professionals the report finds that sustainability … Continue reading “BRE Academy survey findings reveal industry views on the most acute construction skills gaps”