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ECI make resource library available to all

A wealth of information about the engineering construction industry is now available online – thanks to our partners at the European Construction Institute (ECI) The ECI, which shares research, reports and guidance among its members, has made its library available to non-members. Resources include the highly regarded ACTIVE Principles and [...]

2019-06-19T14:36:26+01:00June 14th, 2019|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

ECITB publishes new strategy ahead of autumn levy consultation

A new strategy to help steer engineering construction companies through a critical time for the industry has been launched by government skills body, the ECITB. The strategy identifies the need to replace an ageing workforce, growing competition for skills from other sectors and technological change as critical challenges [...]

2019-05-21T14:28:03+01:00May 21st, 2019|News, Policy & Research, Sector|0 Comments

Fewer than one in ten engineering construction employers think new technologies will lead to job losses

Technological change is more likely to increase the headcount of the engineering construction industry (ECI) workforce than reduce it, according to new research published today. A new report into the impact of technological change on the ECI, published by industry skills body the ECITB, surveyed more than 800 [...]

2019-07-18T14:19:18+01:00May 13th, 2019|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Results of recent consultation reveal training wish list of engineering construction employers

Keeping up with new technologies and mental health awareness in the workplace are two key areas where more training should be offered to engineering construction  industry workforce. The findings of a consultation by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), based on the views of more than 200 employers, training [...]

2019-04-25T16:14:19+01:00July 11th, 2018|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments