Constructing Excellence is all about stimulating debate and driving change in the UK construction industry. The building trade’s a place of unique challenges, rewards and opportunities, and Constructing Excellence is determined to see it reach its full potential. Sharing their vision of innovation, exploration and collaboration, it’s an invaluable chance to get involved in shaping the future of construction.
Last year, RIFT was delighted to serve as a sponsor of the Constructing Excellence awards. As judge of the Preservation and Rejuvenation category, we were looking to reward businesses that were making truly outstanding contributions in:
Research and innovation in replacing, repairing and matching traditional methods and materials, along with the evaluation of alternative options.
Appropriate procurement that reflects the risks in such work.
Well-considered and sympathetic technical solutions, both traditional and innovative.
Delivery of customer satisfying quality and enduring outcomes.
The development of heritage skills and training opportunities to sustain heritage related works
This year, we’re again sponsoring the event, focusing this time on the prestigious Innovation category. As RIFT R&D New Business Manager Julie Barry puts it: “RIFT R&D are delighted to be part of the Constructing Excellence awards again this year. With innovation being at the heart of everything we do, we are particularly pleased to be sponsoring the Innovation Category. Every day we see the transformative power innovation and technology have on the construction industry, so it is an honour to be involved in recognising and rewarding some of the trail blazers in the industry.”
Here are the award categories for 2019:
Building Project of the Year.
Civils Project of the Year.
Client of the Year.
SME of the Year.
G4C Future Leader.
Integration & Collaborative Working.
Preservation & Rejuvenation.
Health, Safety & Wellbeing.
The key message of Constructing Excellence is that the UK’s built environment is going through huge changes. The construction industry itself is reshaping in directions we’ve never seen before, from the materials we’re using to the processes and approaches we’re developing. From the ground up, we’re seeing the importance of innovation at every level of the sector. When we all work together up and down the supply chain, sharing and learning from the obstacles we’ve faced and the solutions we’ve devised, we can alter the whole face of the industry.
The foundations of UK construction are rooted deeply in innovation. The same tools and attitudes that push challenging projects to completion up and down the country each year are currently being reli...