Tag Archive: BAA

Dec 18 2008

Another Asite director steps down

According to a London Stock Exchange announcement, Peter Rogers (technical director and co-founder of Stanhope Plc) has resigned from the board of UK construction collaboration provider Asite plc with immediate effect. It adds: “An announcement regarding Mr. Rogers’ replacement will be made shortly.” Earlier this year, BAA executive Mathew Riley also resigned as a non-executive …

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May 19 2008

Asite non-exec steps down

Mathew Riley, a non-executive director of UK construction collaboration technology vendor Asite “will be stepping down from the Board of Asite with immediate effect”. According to the London Stock Exchange announcement, the Asite board do not currently plan to appoint another non-executive director to take his place. According to the Asite website, Riley is (or at least was) “Commercial Director for …

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Apr 01 2008

Awards time

It’s that black-tie time of year. Last night, the Construction News Quality in Construction Awards 2008 were presented at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane. And tonight sees the Building Awards 2008 presented at the same venue. I went to last night’s ceremony, supporting Bovis Lend Lease – shortlisted in the ‘Excellence in …

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Mar 27 2008

ICT in the construction industry (+ cycling)

Last year, as briefly mentioned, I got recruited to a working group looking at ICT and Automation issues for the National Platform for the Built Environment. Our small team, which included Sarah Bowden (Arup), Steven Yeomans (Buro Happold) and Martin Ong (ex-BAA), successfully completed a report just before Christmas and – I am pleased to say – …

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Mar 12 2008

MPS and Needlemans separate

Not being an avid watcher of the world of quantity surveying, I only recently caught up on news last month that 32-strong UK QS firm Needlemans had been acquired for an estimated £1m in shares by Mott MacDonald, where it will apparently become a specialist unit within the group’s existing QS company Franklin + Andrews. Why …

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Feb 14 2008

CADaaS continued

Further to yesterday’s post, I (and several others) have commented on Brian Seitz’s initial article, and the comments and Brian’s responses make continued interesting reading. Scott Boutwell echoed my view about who might develop a CADaaS solution, asking ‘where are the major CAD vendors in this area of product development and future committment?’ As I commented, …

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