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Looking ahead to the 2021 Offsite Awards

We are looking forward to getting back to some real-life events over the coming months, and none more so that the Offsite Awards at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on...

What the government’s Life Sciences Vision means for the construction industry

In the lead up to a major Science and Innovation Parks event I am attending next month, I have been reading the Government’s new 10 year strategy for the Life...

How MMC is crucial to the delivery of healthcare projects

"Healthcare and construction are both in a period of rapid change and transformation. Embracing digitisation and modern methods of construction is key to delivering healthcare infrastructure which meets the needs...

Rob Melling: My journey from Apprentice to CEO

"Someone asked me recently how it came to pass that I chose a career in engineering, and the answer is; ‘complete fluke’. It was 1981, I had left school with...

Conducting a Virtual STEM Teacher Placement

When Liverpool City Region Growth Platform organised a teacher on site visit earlier this year, Curtins never thought that we would be working from home in a global pandemic and...

Can we do business development when we can’t meet?

We are in an unprecedented time for our industry, our economy and our lives, and we face new challenges daily with seemingly little experience to fall back on. In the...

Business Development

Inter-institutional Collaboration – why bother?

A couple of weeks ago our staff across Manchester and Liverpool organised and participated in a multi-institute event with the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers,...

Women in Engineering: why diversity matters

Curtins CEO Rob Melling attended the Women in Engineering Leadership Conference at the Institute of Directors in October 2019. Here's his  round-up of the event, and the thoughts he took...

Civil engineering family fun day

Charlotte Jenks has joined us in our Liverpool office this week to find out more about civil, structural and environmental engineering. As part of her placement, she attended a civil...

ICE Civil engineering event

The future of housing

Last week I chaired an event in our office on behalf of Professional Liverpool with a panel which comprised Mark Kitts (Chief Executive of Liverpool Foundation Homes), Steve Coffey (Chief...