• Build build build?

    Fraser Johns, Finance Director at Beard, said of September’s ONS construction output data: “In a sense there was really only one way these figures could go starting from such a low base back at the start of Q2, when we saw a 40.2% drop in GDP. But continued growth at this rate for the third consecutive month has to be a good thing.
  • Join a community of registered environmental professionals

    There has never been a better time to become a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) – so say CEnv registrants themselves…
  • SME Problems

    The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) House Builders’ Survey 2020, has tracked the experience of SME house builders in England.
  • CABE gold service awards

    The CABE Gold Service Award is presented to members who have supported and advanced the Association through their ideas and values. Every year the CABE Awards Panel convenes to decide on the recipients of the Gold Service Award, and this year the panel have chosen two recipients – Joe Twomey and Carol Langham – for their dedication to the Association and their
    desire to help its members.
  • Welcome

    How many times have we heard it said that we are living in very strange times?
  • Couting the cost

    CIC’s Graham Watts discusses a summary of the July Constructionline survey on contractual issues arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • New ground gas protection group

    The Property Care Association (PCA) has created the Ground Gas Protection Group to support industry specialists within the sector.
  • 5 minutes with... Jamie Davis

    Jamie Davis MCABE C.Build E is a Fire Engineer and Managing Director at Nottingham-based Part B Consulting.
  • Academic Partnerships

    John Barfoot, Learning, Education and Academic Director at CABE, extolls the virtues of academic partnerships.
  • The Butterfly Effect

    Elaine Knutt tries to unpick the dynamics of knowledge transfer in the construction industry and asks where it leaves the idea of the golden thread.
  • Two New Appointments at CABE

    CABE is delighted to welcome Ian McLaughlan as its new Head of Membership.
  • Welcome

    September marks the start of the new financial year for the Association, and the start of the new membership year for most of our members.
  • Welcome

    It has been a month of firsts for me. My first outing since the Coronavirus lockdown to a safe and discrete inauguration at HQ; donning the presidential chain for the first time; chairing my first CABE virtual board; my first attempt at crowd control through digital means; and my first welcome page in Building Engineer as your new President. 
  • CIC honour for Niall Lawless

    Following the CIC Low Value Dispute Model Adjudication Procedure (CIC LVD MAP) launch on 1 May 2020, on behalf of the Construction Industry Council, Stephen Hodder MBE Chair of CIC conferred Niall Lawless with Honorary Affiliate Membership for his services to the CIC and the construction industry. 
  • New CEO at CCW

    CCW has appointed Emma Clancy as its Chief Executive. Emma joins from global building products manufacturer BMI.
  • CIC appoints new Deputy Chair

    Justin Sullivan is the CIC’s new Deputy Chair and is expected to succeed Stephen Hodder MBE, the incumbent Chair.
  • 5 minutes with... Joseph Birt

    New CABE Vice-President Joseph Birt PgCert (Fire Safety) C.Build E FCABE
  • Continuing Professional Development

    Even during Covid-19, CABE is finding innovative ways to bring members value, says Kirri Porter-White, Training & Learning Development Manager
  • Science of the future

    Ben Venktash, independent Building Environment Services Engineer in the US, discusses the fantastic possibilities of state-of-the-art ventilation systems.
  • Mental health champion

    Managing Director of Faithful+Gould, Jon Sealy is the newest board member of the Pagabo Foundation.