The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) has announced plans for closer ties with the UK’s representative body for companies that deliver, upgrade, and maintain the country’s infrastructure.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been drafted with the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), providing “the basis for further consultations, collaboration and information sharing between the two organisations,” which will in turn “guide any joint actions in areas of common interest,” including training, education, professional services and more.
Simon Hamlyn, CEO of the CICES explained: “By signing this MoU with the Civil Engineering Contractors Association, we’re detailing our intent to build a relationship between our organisations.
‘The hope is to establish a base for collaboration, professional development, policy initiatives and other opportunities.”
CECA Chief Executive Alasdair Reisner commented: “Our experience tells us we can achieve our best results when we collaborate across industry to secure better outcomes for the sector and our members.
“I am delighted to cement our existing relationship with CICES through our new memorandum of understanding and look forward to seeing the products that emerge from the agreement in due course.”
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