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Support from Industry for Government’s New Construction Strategy

The publication today of the Government’s Construction Strategy 2016 -20 has attracted immediate support from the construction industry. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group – representing the largest sector in the industry by value – has praised the government for sticking to the key tenets of the previous Strategy, launched by the Cabinet Office in [...]

2016-08-22T14:48:13+00:00 23 March 2016|Press Statements|

Engineering Contractors Call For Radical Overhaul Of Infrastructure Procurement

A leading construction industry trade body has called for a radical overhaul of infrastructure procurement to deliver the 15% p.a. savings demanded by the Treasury. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has submitted a 13 - point action plan for inclusion in the implementation plan for reducing infrastructure costs. The 13 actions are each allocated [...]

2016-08-22T14:50:03+00:00 21 February 2011|Press Statements|

OBE for SEC Group Chairman in New Year Honours

Trevor Hursthouse, chairman of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Mr Hursthouse, who has been employed in construction and building services engineering for over 40 years, has been a member of the board of SEC Group since its inception in 1993, and [...]

2016-08-22T14:50:01+00:00 7 January 2011|Press Statements|

Construction Group Pledges Support For Crossrail

The Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has today welcomed and pledged its support for Crossrail Limited’s (CRL) procurement strategy and policy. a Speaking on behalf of the SEC Group, its President, Lord O’Neill, said: “We are delighted that Crossrail is embracing an enlightened procurement approach that promotes teamworking and early engagement with the supply chain [...]

2016-08-22T14:50:02+00:00 20 July 2010|Press Statements|