The South Wales association became a founder member of the Construction Industry Council for Wales last month.
Chief executive of the CIC for Wales Graham Watts and chairman Robin Nicholson held the first meeting of the council in Cardiff on 6 December. They expounded the benefits of CIC Wales to a meeting of representatives from the construction industry. The primary aim of CICW will be to represent the views andideas of members to the Welsh Assembly.
The co-ordinator has already been appointed and a committee of eight to beestablished this month will include members of the ICE.
CICW's aim is to represent the views of the construction industry in Wales on political and educational matters. The key issues to beaddressed include sustainability, transportation, energy and planning.