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Renaissance of the Railway

Date: 30/09/2017     
Category: Steve's Blog

Is the UK’s railway a victim of its own success? This was the view of Chris Grayling MP and Secretary of State for Transport in his opening address at the UK Rail Summit on 13...

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CPC retains top position as largest SME in PM

Date: 28/09/2017     
Category: News

Building magazine’s 2017 Consultants’ league table places CPC as the top project management SME in the UK for the third year in a row. The annual survey of over 500 firms ranks consultants by number...

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Cognitive Dissonance

Date: 31/08/2017     
Category: Steve's Blog

One of the benefits of a lazy summer vacation is the opportunity to finally read the books you were gifted the Christmas before. One of my more insightful reads, whilst on my sun lounger, was...

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Getting from A to B – a ‘one-system’ approach

Date: 21/08/2017     
Category: Insight

Building roads is slow, expensive, disruptive and often controversial. Can development of the digital infrastructure and a 'single system' transport approach provide a better way? Read Giles Henday’s insight with Talking Heads in full Please...

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The Untapped Power of Big Data

Date: 31/07/2017     
Category: Steve's Blog

In May’s blog I highlighted how CPC had project managed the design and construction of the University of Oxford’s Big Data Institute (BDI).  Managing Big Data is a growing theme across industry with the internet...

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Housing Targets Constrained by Land

Date: 30/06/2017     
Category: Steve's Blog

For the second consecutive year, CPC hosted a lunch in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference in Manchester, bringing together 55 guests from a variety of housing associations, registered providers, private developers...

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London: Refocused

Date: 31/05/2017     
Category: Steve's Blog

I thought I knew everything that was going on in my home City, London, but my colleague, Duncan Adams, and I learnt a great deal more visiting some of the major development zones in the...

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Tackling Diversity in Rail

Date: 30/04/2017     
Category: Steve's Blog

CPC was, once again, proud sponsors of this year's Young Rail Professionals (YRP) Black Tie Dinner and Dance in London, where the key note speaker, Michèle Dix, Managing Director of Crossrail 2, gave an inspiring...

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Market Consolidation

Date: 22/02/2012     
Category: Steve's Blog

Our market continues to go through a period of consolidation with EC Harris being the latest consultancy acquired by an overseas company - Arcadis. They join the fate of Davis Langdon and Halcrow acquired by...

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