The annual CIOB/CITB NI Annual Lecture and Presentation of Awards takes place next Wednesday. The exceptional work by GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership for the £85m Ulster Hospital Phase B2 Inpatient Ward Block, which was awarded the overall winner at the CEF/Specify Construction Excellence Awards 2017, will be showcased.
An important benchmark on which any government should be judged is their performance on financing and delivering key infrastructure projects…
The financing and delivery of such projects is a crucial barometer as a means to unlock investment, create thousands of jobs both directly and through the construction multiplier effect, and give the local construction industry and greater sense of Northern Ireland’s infrastructure pipeline.
By growing and enhancing our infrastructure offer, as well as looking at innovative funding solutions, we can enhance our competitiveness and attractiveness as a region to do business and invest in.
A briefing note (see link in story) has recently been issued by Highways England to provide detail on changes that will affect the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) over the next two and a half years.
Commenting after today’s statement by the Department of Finance on the 2018-20 Northern Ireland Budgetary Outlook, Construction Employers Federation Managing Director John Armstrong said...