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1

Construction 2025 was published by whom?

The UK Government in July 2013

2

What was the focus of Construction 2025?

Industrial strategy: Government and industry in partnership

3

What were 4 key proposals laid out in Construction 2025?

- 33% reduction in the initial cost of construction & whole life cost of built assets.

- 50 reduction in overall time from inception to completion.

- 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emission in the built environment.

- 50 reduction in trade gap between total imports and total exports for construction materials and products.

4

What were the 5 key components to Construction 2025's long term vision?

People: Industry to be known for a talented and diverse work force.

Smart: Industry that is efficient and technologically advanced.

Sustainable: An industry that leads the world in low carbon and greenhouse exports.

Growth: An industry that drives growth across the entire economy.

Leadership: Industry with clear leadership from the Construction Leadership Council.

5

What was the title of the 1998 Egan Report?

Rethinking Construction.

6

What was the focus of the Egan Report?

To report on the scope for improving quality and efficiency of UK construction.

7

What were the 5 key drivers for change identified in the 1998 Egan Report?

- Committed leadership
- Focus on the customer
- Integrated process and teams
- Quality driven agenda
- Commitment to people

8

What proposals did the 1998 Egan Report make?

- Integrated project process
- Safe and decent working conditions
- Improved management and supervisory skils
- Replacing competitive tendering with long relationships
- Leading public sector bodies should become best practice clients

9

What was the title of the 1994 Latham Report?

Constructing the team

10

What recommendations did the 1994 Latham Report make?

- Client should be at core of construction process.

- Legislation to prevent set-off

- Long term contractual arrangements encouraged

- Greater standardisation and integrated contract documents

- Compulsory latent defects liability insurance

- Publication of standardised codes of practice and guidance.