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Construction Market Update: May 2021

Published 29th Apr 21 - by sophiecoyle

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UK to speed up target to cut carbon emissions

Radical new climate change commitments will set the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035, the UK government has announced.


School Partner Kier trials Formula 1 tech to cut diesel emissions

Kier has trialled a fuel-saving technology that it found succeeded in cutting diesel consumption of an onsite generator by 41 per cent with procurement partner Sunbelt Rentals.

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Industry Launches Skills Hub to Improve the Quality of Procurement

In April, the School launched the first ever construction-focused skills hub, dedicated to improving the quality of procurement practices.

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NEW Digital topic area launched

Digital technology has the potential to transform construction, but only if the sector is equipped with the right skills and knowledge. Look at the learning available in our NEW topic to help you on your digital construction journey.


Recommended Digital resources for the Construction sector:


An Introduction to your Digital Journey How and when should you start your digital transformation?

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Digital Leadership Identify the necessary leadership skills and competencies which are essential to successful digital transformation.

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Cyber Security This e-learning module are to identify the necessary skills and competencies around cyber security which are essential to successful – and safe – digital transformation.

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**Keep up to date with the latest resources recommended for the construction sector HERE**


Benchmark your Sustainability Knowledge

Want to understand your sustainability knowledge level, and know how that compares to others in the sector? It’s easy to find out… just take an assessment today with our FREE tool. It’s designed to help you, or your company, assess your current level of knowledge and identify strengths and hot spots.

Once you’ve assessed, you get a tailored action plan – this list of 10 resources tells you where to focus your learning.