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Excellent progress for former CoTrain C&J Apprentice Matt

18 May 2018
His apprenticeship with CoTrain gave him an extensive practical knowledge & Matt is now trainee site manager with Beard Construction
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Featured finalist - Cable Free Initiative (WIllmott Dixon)

17 May 2018
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
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Featured finalist - Jacobs UK

17 May 2018
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
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Featured finalist - OH&S Performance App (Overbury)

17 May 2018
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
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Featured finalist - Principal Place, London Residential Team (Multiplex)

17 May 2018
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
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Featured finalist - SES Engineering Services Ltd

17 May 2018
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
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Featured finalist - OneCard Driver Assurance Scheme (Tarmac)

17 May 2018
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
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Featured finalist - Lendlease Construction

17 May 2018
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
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Featured finalist - Thomas Schindler - AECOM

11 May 2018
G4C Future Leader
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Featured finalist - Luke Page - Willmott Dixon

11 May 2018
G4C Future Leader
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Featured finalist - Tom Corbishley - Turner & Townsend

11 May 2018
G4C Future Leader
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Featured finalist - Natasha Baum – Willmott Dixon

11 May 2018
G4C Future Leader
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Featured finalist - Steven D Smith – Willmott Dixon

11 May 2018
G4C Future Leader
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Featured finalist - Alex Heath - Willmott Dixon

11 May 2018
G4C Future Leader
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Featured finalist - Adoddle for Thames Tideway (ASITE)

10 May 2018
Digital Construction
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Featured finalist - Multiplex and Profinda

10 May 2018
Digital Construction
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Featured finalist - VISUALISE (Skanska)

10 May 2018
Digital Construction
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Featured finalist - Education & Skills Funding Agency

09 May 2018
Client of the Year
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Featured finalist - International Quarter London (Lendlease Construction)

09 May 2018
Client of the Year
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Featured finalist - Network Rail Crossrail

09 May 2018
Client of the Year
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Featured finalist - ATT Tideway Epic: Logistics

09 May 2018
Client of the Year/ Health, Safety & Wellbeing/ Innovation
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Featured finalist - Aperture - Kier Construction

04 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and over)
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Featured finalist - St Thomas’ Hospital Emergency Care Pathways – Logan Construction

04 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and over)
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Featured finalist - R7 - Kings Cross - Kier Construction

04 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and over)
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Featured finalist - 25 Wilton - Kier Construction

04 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and under)
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Featured finalist - Imperial Green Residential Development – Jenner Group

04 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and over)
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Featured finalist - Parklands Manor Care Home - Metnor Construction

04 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and over)
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Featured finalist - Southampton Harbour & spa - HGP Architects

04 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and over)
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Featured finalist - Westminster Bridge South Improvement Scheme - Kier

03 May 2018
Civil's Project of the Year
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Featured finalist - London Bridge Station Redevelopment Project - Network Rail

03 May 2018
Civil's Project of the Year
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Featured finalist - The JP Morgan Media Centre - DMA

02 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and under)
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Featured finalist - University of Portsmouth Dental Academy - Kier

02 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and under)
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Featured finalist - Cuthbert Street, London - Golden Houses Development

02 May 2018

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Featured finalist - Gales Place, Crawley – Passivhaus – Westridge Construction Ltd

02 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and under)
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Featured finalist - Worcester College, Sultan Nazrin Shah Building – Beard Construction

02 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and under)
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Featured finalist - Healthfield Academy, Croydon - Willmott Dixon

01 May 2018
Project of the Year (£10m and under)
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Featured finalist - Careers under Construction – Telford Homes

23 April 2018
Apprenticeship Initiative
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Featured finalist - Westridge Construction Ltd

23 April 2018
Apprenticeship Initiative
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Featured finalist - CETC – Fareham College’s Civil Engineering Training Centre

23 April 2018
Apprentice Initiative
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Featured finalist - HOP Consulting Ltd

23 April 2018
Apprenticeship Initiative
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Featured finalist - Osborne Construction Ltd, Apprenticeship Programme

23 April 2018
Apprentice Initiative
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CoTrain apprentice receives high praise from main contractor Willmott Dixon

17 April 2018
Hard work on Portsmouth Village Hotel project doesn't go unnoticed!
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CoTrain Apprentice of the Month

13 April 2018
Alex receives the award for March 2018
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Offsite Award – new for the 2018 Constructing Excellence awards

15 February 2018
New Offsite category (Sponsored by LHC)
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Be inspired! Building Project of the Year (Sponsored by Westfield)

14 February 2018
Winner: Mercers Walk – Covent Garden
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Be Inspired! Preservation & Rejuvenation (Sponsored by RIFT)

07 February 2018
Battersea Power Station Chimney Restoration Programme – 2017 winner
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Be Inspired! Young Achiever Award 2017

05 February 2018
Now the G4C Future Leader Award (Sponsored by Tarmac)
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Be inspired! Integration and Collaborative Working (Sponsored by Waterloo)

31 January 2018
Winner: Skinners’ Kent Primary School
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Be Inspired! Client of the Year (sponsored by WIllmott Dixon)

29 January 2018
Winner: The University of Winchester (Nominated by Ridge & Partners)
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Be Inspired! The Apprentice Initiative Award (Sponsored by CoTrain)

24 January 2018
Winner: Willmott Dixon
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Be Inspired! Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award (Sponsored by CLOCS & Construction Logistics)

22 January 2018
Winner – Land Securities
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Be inspired! Value Award 2017 (Sponsored by Artelia)

17 January 2018
Winner: Bank Station Upgrade Project - Dragados UK
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Be inspired! Innovation Award 2017 (Sponsored by SIG Insulation)

15 January 2018
Winner: British Airways i360 and Marks Barfield Architects
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Be Inspired! Digital Construction award 2017 (Sponsored by Clearbox)

10 January 2018
Winner: McCarthy & Stone (Datum: Single Source of the Truth)
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Be Inspired! People Development Award 2017 (Sponsored by Cheesmur Building Contractors)

08 January 2018
Winner: R&W Civil Engineering
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Be inspired! SME of the Year 2017 (Sponsored by CIOB)

05 January 2018
Winner: David Miller Architects
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Be Inspired! Sustainability award 2017 (Sponsored by Temple Group)

03 January 2018
Westquay South, Southampton
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CE Awards 2017: Sustainability (Sponsored by Temple)

29 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Willmott Dixon Cobham Webinar Initiative
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CE Awards 2017:Health, Safety & Wellbeing (Sponsored by APS and CLOCS)

28 June 2017
Featured Finalist: 'Think Safe' and Wellbeing Initiatives (Clancydocwra)
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CE Awards 2017: Integration & Collaborative Working (sponsored by Waterloo Air Products)

28 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Wessex Capacity Alliance
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CE Awards 2017: Young Achiever (sponsored by Tarmac)

28 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Philip Dean, Head of MEP Department (Willmott Dixon)
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CE Awards 2017: Value (sponsored by Sustainable Direction Limited)

28 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Bank Station Capacity Upgrade (submitted by Dragados)
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CE Awards 2017:Health, Safety & Wellbeing (Sponsored by APS and CLOCS)

27 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Infrastructure & Aviation Business Unit (Mace)
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CE Awards 2017: Young Achiever (sponsored by Tarmac)

27 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Rhian Locke, Principal Consultant, Temple Group
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CE Awards 2017: Civils Project of the year (Sponsored by Westfield)

27 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Guildford Setts (Kier)
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CE Awards 2017: Building Project of the Year (Sponsored by Westfield)

27 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Civitas Academy (Hampshire County Council Property Services)
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CE Awards 2017: Integration & Collaborative Working (sponsored by Waterloo Air Products)

26 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Skinners’ Kent Primary School (Baxall Construction Limited)
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CE Awards 2017: Digital Construction (sponsored by Clearbox)

26 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Datum: Single Source of the Truth (McCarty & Stone)
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CE Awards 2017: SME of the Year (Sponsored by CIOB)

25 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Ellis Building Contractors
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CE Awards 2017: Young Achiever (sponsored by Tarmac)

25 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Chris Yates, Operations Manager (Willmott Dixon)
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CE Awards 2017: Preservation & Rejuvenation

25 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Hotwalls Studios (ERMC Architects Ltd)
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CE Awards 2017: Building Project of the Year (Sponsored by Westfield)

25 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Mercers Walk (Geoffrey Osborne Limited)
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CE Awards 2017: Preservation & Rejuvenation

21 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Bicester Heritage - Beard
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CE Awards 2017: Building Project of the Year (Sponsored by Westfield)

21 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Tate Modern (Ramboll)
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CE Awards 2017:People Development (Sponsored by Cheesmur)

20 June 2017
Featured Finalist: O’Neill & Brennan
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CE Awards 2017: Young Achiever (sponsored by Tarmac)

20 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Emma Bilson, PreConstruction Manager (Willmott Dixon)
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CE Awards 2017: Building Project of the Year (Sponsored by Westfield)

20 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Fulston Manor 6th Form Centre (Jenner (Contractors) Ltd)
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CE Awards 2017: People Development (Sponsored by Cheesmur)

20 June 2017
Featured Finalist: R & W Civil Engineering
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CE Awards 2017: People Development (Sponsored by Cheesmur)

20 June 2017
Featured Finalist: S-Skills for Highways (Kier)
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CE Awards 2017: Innovation (Sponsored by SIG)

19 June 2017
Featured Finalist: SIG I-House System incorporating Celcon Elements from H+H
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CE Awards 2017: Innovation (Sponsored by SIG)

16 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Asphalt Optimisation Programme: South Region (Tarmac)
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CE Awards 2017: Innovation (Sponsored by SIG)

16 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Sunesis
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CE Awards 2017: Digital Construction (sponsored by Clearbox)

16 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Pinewood Studios Development Framework, Phase One (Sir Robert McAlpine)
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CE Awards 2017:Health, Safety & Wellbeing (Sponsored by APS and CLOCS)

15 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Driving Safety Initiative (Tarmac)
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CE Awards 2017: Health, Safety & Wellbeing (Sponsored by APS and CLOCS)

15 June 2017
Featured Finalist: R & W Civil Engineering
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CE Awards 2017: Digital Construction (sponsored by Clearbox)

15 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Rathbone Square, London (BIM Technologies)
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CE Awards 2017: Client of the Year (Sponsored by Willmott Dixon)

14 June 2017
Featured Finalist: London School of Economics and Political Science Estates Division
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CE Awards 2017: Apprenticeship Initiative (Sponsored by CoTrain)

14 June 2017
Featured Finalist: S-Skills for Highways (Kier)
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CE Awards 2017: Apprenticeship Initiative (Sponsored by CoTrain)

14 June 2017
Featured Finalist: Transport for London
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Who will be the voice of our next generation?

02 February 2016
I truly believe that we should be doing much, much more to revitalise our industry. Every business needs a youngster to give it a wake-up call and their efforts really do pay dividends, especially if you have the patience to nurture.
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Whole Life Value doesn’t seem to get a whole lotta interest

22 January 2016
Last year we had to abandon the award for Whole Life Value in London and the South East. We didn’t get one submission into the category.
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‘Intelligent Client’ – don’t you just hate that phrase?

14 January 2016
It insinuates that there are some clients out there that are just not intelligent!
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Does becoming an ‘award-winning’ company win you more work?

14 December 2015
Directly, no I doubt it. But if you think about it, there's a whole lot of benefits to gain from the process ....
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Construction Apprenticeships a priority for skills investment in Berkshire
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