Recent years have seen industry’s engagement with government on matters of public procurement improve significantly...

With a public sector capital budget in Northern Ireland of over £1 billion a year, that engagement has been geared towards making procurement processes easier and more straightforward for local companies. 

On matters such as the centralisation of the procurement and delivery of key infrastructure projects, social clauses and Project Bank Accounts it is though critical that industry continues to have its voice heard.

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CEF joins forces with MCL Consulting

Construction Employers Federation (CEF) is delighted to announce its latest Commercial Partner, MCL Consulting. MCL are industry leaders in environmental consultancy, based in Belfast, serving the whole of the UK and Ireland. The multi-disciplinary consultancy with a wide range of in-house services in the following main fields- Ecology, Contaminated Land, Hydrogeology & Geothermal Energy, Waste Management, Air, Noise & Odour, Hydrology, Flood Risk Assessment, Landscape & Visual Assessments, Occupational Exposure, Expert Witness and preparation of Environmental Statements.


  • Northern Ireland Electricity Networks
  • FPM
  • ABL Group
  • Mills Selig
  • JP Corry