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Infrastructure Market Update July 2021

Published 21st Jun 21 - by rosiewatts

Infrastructure Market Update: July 2021


Top stories for Infrastructure this month:


UK Infrastructure Bank opens for business:

The UK Infrastructure Bank will be tasked with accelerating investment into ambitious infrastructure projects, cutting emissions and levelling up every part of the UK.

First announced by the Chancellor alongside the Spending Review, the Bank will help to finance important projects in every region and nation of the UK in sectors including clean energy, transport, digital, water and waste. Find out More>>

HS2 starts race for £370m interchange station scheme:

The interchange scheme at Solihull is announced as the  last major station job on the first phase of HS2. The station will include an automated people mover, which will link to the NEC, Birmingham International Station and Birmingham Airport, and carry up to 2,100 passengers an hour in each direction, with a service every three minutes along a 2.3km route. Read More>>

Infrastructure dominates May contracts awards:

Glenigan data states that the sector accounted for around a quarter of the value of all contracts handed out in May. Learn More>>

July’s featured topic: Waste & Resource Efficiency 

Reducing waste has many benefits, it can save money, time and enhance business reputation.

Take a look at the selected resources below to start to develop your understanding on the importance of reducing waste in the Infrastructure sector.

Waste & Resource Efficiency resources recommended for you this month:

Introduction to Waste – This interactive e-learning module provides an overview of waste diversion benefits and principles, as well as legislation concerning waste disposal. Watch the module>>

Embracing the Circular Economy in your business –  Considering (perhaps even committing to) changing or developing a circular business model? This guide will get you started; walking you through five steps to help you embrace the circular economy in your business by enabling a circular business model. Read More>>

Protec Closed Loop Scheme Case Study –  Jim Riley – Major Projects & UK Sustainability Manager at Protec discusses their closed loop scheme for waste materials on site. Watch the video>>

‘Bang on Budget’

Join us on the 7th July from 11:00am -12:00pm at our ‘Bang on Budget’ Lunch ‘n’ Learn!

The aim of this webinar is to help you improve your personal financial management.

By attending this session you will:

  • Understand the nature of your debt situation
  • Learn some practical tools to reduce debt
  • Learn strategies to spend less money

If you have questions about Infrastructure or the School please contact [email protected]