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ECITB responds to British Energy Security Strategy

The ECITB has welcomed the government’s new British Energy Security Strategy, which has set out plans to boost wind power, new nuclear, solar and hydrogen, along with domestic oil and gas, and make 95% of electricity low carbon by 2030. As the employer-led skills body for the engineering construction industry, [...]

April 7th, 2022|Categories: Net Zero, News|0 Comments

ECITB responds to carbon capture delivery plan

The ECITB welcomes publication of the Carbon Capture and Storage Association’s (CCSA) CCUS Delivery Plan 2035 which sets out how industry will deliver against the Government’s ambition to store 50m tonnes of CO2 per year by 2035. Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief Executive, said: “The Carbon Capture & Storage Association [...]

March 28th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Winners of the Active Cup announced

Teams from Worley, Oceaneering, Aquaterra and Stork were the prize winners at the 5th Virtual ECITB ACTIVE Cup delivered by Cranfield University’s School of Management.  Worley took the prestigious winning place in a closely fought competition.  The winning team from Worley The teams took part in the high-pressure [...]

March 10th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Regional trends across engineering construction industry revealed

Regional trends across the UK’s engineering construction industry point to common challenges for employers around workforce demographics that must be addressed to meet the Government’s net zero targets, according to a new report published by the ECITB. Analysis of data provided by ECITB-registered companies as part of the [...]

March 8th, 2022|Categories: News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

REMINDER: CCNSG renewal changes take effect this month

Don't forget to renew your CCNSG card by 31st March 2022. From 1 April 2022, the grace period scheme for CCNSG renewals will come to an end.  This means all cards that expire on or before 31 March must be renewed via a one day Refresher Course or Renewal [...]

March 1st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

WATCH: ECITB National Forum 2022

The ECITB hosted the second virtual National Forum on Wednesday, 23rd February 2022. The online event for employers, training providers and other key stakeholders provided an opportunity to review 2021 and set out the ECITB’s plans and priorities for the year ahead. WATCH THE NATIONAL FORUM 2022 HERE [...]

February 24th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Are you prepared for Industry 4.0? Take the ECITB survey to find out.

Industry 4.0 is revolutionising the world around us and is poised to change the way we work. To gauge how prepared the engineering construction industry is for this digital transformation the ECITB is inviting employers to take a short survey. Participating companies will receive a report assessing Industry 4.0 [...]

February 22nd, 2022|Categories: News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Workforce census reveals UK food and drink sector in good health

The food and drink manufacturing sector experienced fewer delays and downturns during the pandemic than other engineering construction industry (ECI) sectors resulting in fewer job losses, according to findings from the ECITB’s Workforce Census. Analysis of survey data provided by 29 ECITB-registered companies working in the food and drink [...]

February 18th, 2022|Categories: Food & Drink, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Workforce census shows impact of pandemic on chemical industry

Engineering construction contractors working in the UK’s chemical sector have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic with headcount almost halving between 2019 and 2022, according to a new report published by the ECITB. The ECITB’s Workforce Census provides a detailed snapshot of the engineering construction supply [...]

February 17th, 2022|Categories: Chemical, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Water treatment sector faces workforce challenges

Contractors working in the water treatment sector saw their workforce decline by almost one-fifth during the pandemic – more than any other engineering construction industry (ECI) sector - according to findings from the ECITB’s Workforce Census. With almost half of the remaining workforce set to retire within the [...]

February 16th, 2022|Categories: Food & Drink, Policy & Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments

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