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Thursday, 30 October 2014

The Government has welcomed figures on previously developed land from the Homes and Community Agency (HCA) indicating that thousands of new homes could be built on brownfield land.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

A new City of London office tower, 52 Lime Street, has been awarded the first-ever BREEAM UK New Construction 2014 certificate for building design. It has been awarded a BREEAM Excellent rating.

Thursday, 30 October 2014

AIC Steel, the UK based arm of international structural steel firm AIC Steel Group has been awarded contracts worth £8m since opening its manufacturing site in Wales six months ago.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Scotland’s first Simplified Planning Zone (SPZ) in more than 20 years has been adopted, marking a significant landmark in the bid to remove red tape in planning and attract investment north of the English border.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

ISG has been awarded three new contracts in Scotland’s capital city, with a combined value in excess of £11 million.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Job opportunities in policing, boatbuilding, TV production and surveying are among 76 top quality new apprenticeships being designed by more than 700 employers as part of the third phase of the Government’s successful apprenticeship trailblazers scheme.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Figures published today show that while Britain continues to be one of the safest places to work in Europe, too many workers are still being injured or made ill by work.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Procurement professionals within the UK’s construction sector have reported an increase in business investment activity in the past year and are expecting such spending to continue to increase in the year ahead, according to the latest research by workplace solutions provider, Office Depot.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

The new academy for rail, jointly funded by the government and the rail industry, will give a new generation of young people the skills to succeed says the government.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Thames Tideway Tunnel, Lafarge Tarmac, Temple Group, Kier Infrastructure and Barhale Trant Utilities have today become the latest signatories to the Infrastructure Carbon Review (ICR).

Monday, 27 October 2014

The Prime Minister and Chancellor today gave their backing to develop HS3 – a high speed rail link connecting the north’s great cities which could significantly reduce journey times across the region.

Monday, 27 October 2014

A North Lanarkshire employer has been fined for safety failings which led to a worker being killed after he was thrown from a forklift truck and crushed.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Atkins has recently been awarded two contracts by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) for structural analysis services worth over (USD) $3 million.

Monday, 27 October 2014

The new construction director with a Peterborough-based builder says improving customer care will be one of his top priorities.

Monday, 27 October 2014

A labourer from Liverpool could have been killed when he cut through a mains electricity cable, a court has heard.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Barr Construction, Bristol Sport and Constructionline, the Government-owned database of contractors, are teaming up to promote opportunities for local contractors keen to work on the £45m redevelopment of the Ashton Gate stadium in Bristol.

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2014-10-23 16:12

Julia Court discusses the opportunities and challenges facing the UK’s construction industry in light of robust growth predictions

2014-10-21 17:59

Mick Barker, partner at Stephen George & Partners looks at how architects often branch out into other creative occupations

2014-10-21 17:54

Jonathan Edgoose, director at MCL explains how a team of UK Manufacturers are tackling the Multi-Billion challenge

2014-10-08 09:34

A serious brick shortage in the UK has seen many house builders turn to materials such as timber but what will the long-term implications of the shift be for the industry?

2014-10-08 09:30

Jody Kennedy, chief technology officer at Olive Communications, explains why it is time to start looking at communications in the supply chain

2014-10-08 09:25

Martyn Keenan, business manager at Gent by Honeywell offers his top tips for complying with EN54-23

2014-09-24 08:46

Latest figures reveal that London accounted for a third of the total value of UK construction contracts in August, dominating across commercial & retail, residential and education sectors

2014-09-24 08:43

Should industry qualifications be comparable across EU member states? Kevin Blunden from the Chartered Association of Building Engineers discusses

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