Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Mineral-based Construction Materials



Collaboration and contributions from industry partners, government departments and trade bodies are essential for the success of the ICEC-MCM as we aim to develop actionable solutions that can be implemented.

The following industry partners are already supporting the centre, but we welcome enquiries and discussions with others to continue to shape the research and match partner interests.

  • Aggregate Industries UK
  • Arup
  • Askew Soil and Land
  • BRE Group
  • Brick Development Association
  • British Glass
  • British Standards Institute (BSI)
  • Buro Happold
  • CIOB
  • Cl:aire
  • Costain
  • Construction Products Association
  • DB Group
  • Environment Agency
  • Etex Building Performance Ltd
  • Expedition Engineering Ltd
  • Fortis IBA
  • GCP Applied Technologies
  • Granta Design
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • HLM Architects
  • Hoskins Circular
  • HS2
  • LafargeHolcim
  • Mace
  • Mineral Products Association
  • Network Rail
  • National Federation of Demolition Contractors
  • National Highways
  • Northumberland County Council
  • Office of National Statistics (ONS)
  • Shire Minerals & Machinery Suppliers
  • Specwall-Alliance Ltd
  • Story Contracting Ltd
  • UK Quality Ash Association
  • 540 World LLP

Contributions to the ICEC-MCM could involve funding a PhD studentship, placements for post-docs, PhD or MSc students, providing access to data and sites, participating in a case study, providing guidance on the direction of a project, and dissemination of our work. Please note that the ICEC-MCM cannot directly fund industry or other collaborators, however we may be able to support the development of bids to UKRI and other funders by SMEs and other collaborators.