Representing Civil Engineering Contractors in Scotland

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Representing Civil Engineering Contractors in Scotland

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Representing Civil Engineering Contractors in Scotland

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Who we are

CECA Scotland is the sole trade body for Scotland’s civil engineering contractors.

We are proud to represent around 80% of the industry.  Our members work every day to drive Scotland’s economic growth, working across the roads, rail, water and power sectors and delivering the vital infrastructure businesses and communities in Scotland rely on – the building bricks of our future.

CECA Scotland are one of the cornerstones of the construction industry in Scotland, and their industry knowledge, along with the support offered to all member’s large or small is vital in these challenging times

Lotus AherneBusiness Development Manager, Interserve

We became CECA Scotland’s first member in Scotland in 1996 and we still strongly support their work today. Throughout that period, CECA has been a strong and relevant voice which has represented contractors very effectively, while working with all parties for the greater good of the construction industry. We applaud their record of success and look forward to working with them in future.

Lynda CampbellCompany Secretary, I&H Brown

George Leslie Ltd values the engagement which CECA Scotland undertakes in promoting both the views and interests of the civil engineering contracting industry across government and major client organisations throughout Scotland and also benefits from the wide-ranging training, support and advisory services which CECA offers their member organisations

John McNaughtManaging Director, George Leslie Ltd

Sometimes it can be difficult for the voice of smaller contractors to be heard at local or Scottish Government level or with some of the lager civil engineering clients such as the Utility Companies. This can be simply due to scale but can also be due to contractors being nervous of publicly criticising or challenging a large client. CECA Scotland has done a fantastic job of bridging this gap with skill and care. They have also helped link us upto fellow contractors who may be suffering with or have already overcome a shared issue. We are proud to be members of CECA and would encourage any civil engineering contractor, irrespective of their size, to join.

Hugh CraigieJoint Managing Director, CHAP Group

WHAT WE AIM TO ACHIEVE

CECA SCOTLAND - OUR PRIORITIES FOR 2018 / 2019

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Health and Safety

HEALTH, SAFETY & WELLBEING

Representing members and promoting best practice in health, safety & wellbeing

Infrastructure

PROMOTING INFRASTRUCTURE

Engaging with councils, Holyrood & Westminster to promote infrastructure investment

Procurement

PROCUREMENT

Engaging with decision makers to promote fairness in procurement

Contracts

CONTRACT CONDITIONS & PAYMENT

Promoting fair contracts and payment terms throughout the supply chain

Training

ATTRACTING, SECURING & TRAINING A DIVERSE, WORLD CLASS WORKFORCE

Representing members interests, promoting civil engineering and diversity, delivering seminars and events and developing school engagement

CREATING A BETTER ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL

Engaging with environmental bodies and regulators, ensuring members voices are heard and assisting members in achieving best practice

Our members

CECA Scotland currently has almost 100 members, ranging from large multinationals engaged on Scotland’s major infrastructure projects to small businesses delivering change in their communities.

Our latest news

19 Mar

‪This morning we were at the Scottish Parliament to give evidence to MSPs on the Parliaments Economy Committee as part of their Construction Inquiry.

Among the issues discussed were #procurement #diversity #wellbeing #workload & #apprenticeships #Construction. Thanks to all members who fed in their views. Let’s hope our MSPs listen to industry concerns! ‬
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What-If Programme

We were delighted to host a group of pupils from St Modans High School in our Stirling offices recently. The pupils were taking part in a week long “What-If Programme”,…

14.03.19

Apprentice SHAD Success

During Scottish Apprenticeship Week,  CECA Scotland was delighted to support the delivery of a Health and Safety Awareness Day (SHAD) for apprentices at West Lothian College. Attended by almost one... 12.03.19

Respiratory Protection in Construction

Statistics show that every year a staggering 13,000 deaths each year are linked to past exposures at work, mainly to chemicals or dust, with occupational lung diseases accounting for around…

26.02.19