More on #PAS91: important omissions in the new PQQ standard?

Whilst working on a number of PAS 91:2010 submissions, I am becoming acutely aware of the omission of many current and critical construction improvement themes, a quick word search through the document shows: Innovation only 1 mention (in the name of the Business, Innovation and Skills!) Sustainable only 1 mention  in relation to sustainable material procurement Sustainable Construction … Continue reading More on #PAS91: important omissions in the new PQQ standard?

PQQ Specification PAS 91 now to include BIM

I have blogged a number of times on PAS 91, the Publicly Available Specification for PQQ’s, (eg here) and on BIM, Building Information Management, (eg here – What is BIM) But … until now separately … It is encouraging to note then that Construction Manager published news that the new version of PAS 91 will include BIM, … Continue reading PQQ Specification PAS 91 now to include BIM

Government Construction Strategy – have we been here before?

The Government have recently published its Construction Strategy, aiming to address … widespread acknowledgement across Government and within industry – backed by recent studies – that the UK does not get full value from public sector construction; and that it has failed to exploit the potential for public procurement of construction and infrastructure projects to drive growth. This strategy changes … Continue reading Government Construction Strategy – have we been here before?