The adoption of technology in the construction industry

Having recently coordinated and attended events relating to the adoption of technology in the construction industry, it is clear that young professionals have an important role to play in identifying and tackling the obstacles to innovation. To plan how best to achieve this, it is important to understand challenges specific to the sector Panel discussions … Continue reading “The adoption of technology in the construction industry”

The graduate job hunt – how do you win?

Autumn.  The sun is beginning to take a (well-earned?) rest, and students and graduates are starting to think –‘what next’?  In construction, we’re thankfully blessed with a wealth of established graduate programmes.  Organisations need a diverse range of young people to mirror the communities they serve, help them see things differently and stay relevant.  Remember … Continue reading “The graduate job hunt – how do you win?”

G4C Midlands Awards

14 NOVEMBER | NATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE – BIRMINGHAM NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 29 SEPTEMBER 2017 These awards look to recognise young achievers in our industry (<36years of age). G4C aims to be the organisation that is the driving force for industry change, through the development and connection of the future industry leaders. Entry is not restricted … Continue reading “G4C Midlands Awards”

Transport for the North

The Young Generation Recently Harry Paige went into Sheffield Hallam to give a talk on the challenge set by Transport for the North followed by an hour’s think tank on their thoughts. As part of the leaders challenge with Turner & Townsend. Students with ranging degrees, mostly from the built environment, openly discussed their opinions … Continue reading “Transport for the North”

Building Hope

When ‘I’ becomes ‘We’, Illness becomes Wellness Two years ago, mental health was not something I thought about nor did I have any understanding about the issues surrounding it. As hard as it is to admit words like depression and anxiety were not something I associated with family and friends, I assumed people who had … Continue reading “Building Hope”

G4C interview Mark Farmer

On 14 February G4C interviewed Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy and author of “Modernise or Die”, and asked him what we should do to address the housing crisis. Watch the video to hear the newly appointed Constructing Excellence Co-Chair Mark Farmer’s views. Mark talked about the relationship between value and quality whole life costs, … Continue reading “G4C interview Mark Farmer”