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Friday, 12 February 2016

Construction output rose by 3.4 per cent between 2014 and 2015, despite a decline in the last three months of last year.

Friday, 12 February 2016

A former construction apprentice at Derby College is training to compete for his country – and industry – at the world ‘skills Olympics’ in 2017.

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Westminster needs to provide greater clarity over the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy in April 2017 amid warnings from Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland that it could potentially undermine apprenticeship policies.

Thursday, 11 February 2016

The number of people starting an engineering apprenticeship jumped to an all-time high of over 74,000 in 2014-15, according to new figures.

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has once again donned a hi-vis outfit for a spot of bricklaying during visit to a construction site to mark a leading housebuilder’s support for the Government’s Help to Buy ISA.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

IBI has been appointed to design the £40.5 million Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC).

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched a new Monitors' Checklist to assess sites, companies and suppliers' performance against the Code of Considerate Practice.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed by the University of the West of England Bristol to lead the design the new West of England University Enterprise Zone.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Seventy-one victims of the construction industry's blacklisting scandal have been awarded a total of £5.6m in compensation.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

A London architectural practice is designing a new secondary school in Vietnam.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

A charity ‘self build’ project in Liverpool has taken delivery of the last consignment of building materials donated to help make the housing scheme a reality.

Monday, 8 February 2016

A property developer specialising in supported living schemes has appointed Pochin’s to deliver a £2 million project in Stoke-on-Trent.

Monday, 8 February 2016

Oxford Brookes University has appointed Turner & Townsend as project and cost manager on its estates project framework to deliver the university’s £130 million refurbishment programme.

Monday, 8 February 2016

Construction and building services association BSRIA has said it is not “wholly surprised” at the findings of a survey that has revealed the extent to which the construction industry is struggling to recruit people with the skills it needs.

Friday, 5 February 2016

Dropping engagement with maths and science subjects during secondary school - and a lack of awareness about the vital applications of engineering and technology skills - threatens the future of the UK's economic performance, a new report has warned.

Thursday, 4 February 2016

The University of Cambridge has been granted planning permission for Project Capella - a new £79m research facility designed by architects from the Fairhursts Design Group and being delivered by Kier.

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