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Polish Minister visits CIC to learn about UK Construction

Posted: 11th February 2008

Polish Construction and Infrastructure Minister, Olgierd Roman Dziekoński, visited the Construction Industry Council (CIC) on Friday, 8th February 2008 to learn about the UK Construction industry and discuss possible areas of future co-operation.

Hosted by CIC Chairman, the Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, and Chief Executive, Graham Watts, the meeting focused upon the crucial role CIC and its member associations play in the UK and overseas, as well as addressing the proposed changes concerning housing, the building process and planning procedures due to be implemented in Poland. Further collaborative work has been agreed in a number of areas, including the operation of the DQI in Poland and co-operation on CPD and skills development in the professions.

The meeting also included contributions from Michael Ankers; Chief Executive of the Construction Products Association, Tom Foulkes, Director General of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Douglas McCormick, Trading Director W.S Atkins Plc and Nelson Ogunshakin, Chair of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.