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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Pupils at a Sheffield school are to develop a working construction site as part of a housing company’s efforts to help encourage more young people to consider a career in the industry.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Soft skills are becoming just as important as hard skills and qualifications for the UK construction industry, according to new research from specialist recruiter Randstad CPE.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The University of Wolverhampton and Carillion have signed a new agreement which will see them working together more closely in the future.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Research released today by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to mark the launch of its Engineer a Better World campaign, states that only 7% of parents would encourage their girl to pursue a career in engineering.

Monday, 30 March 2015

New measures have been announced to help deliver new homes across the country, help aspiring homeowners onto the property ladder and offer greater support to those renting privately.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Balfour Beatty has been awarded an £80 million contract to construct the National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC) in Coventry for the University of Warwick.

Friday, 27 March 2015

A Manchester housing association has become one of the first in the UK to access funds from the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme (AHP).

Friday, 27 March 2015

Three construction firms have been ordered to pay over £400,000 in fines and costs for serious safety failings, after a worker lost his arm when it became trapped in poorly-guarded machinery during a road surfacing operation in Hertfordshire.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Almost half of domestic basement projects across three London boroughs failed unannounced safety checks during a two-day initiative, figures reveal.

Friday, 27 March 2015

A great night was had by all at the 2015 Women in Construction Awards which honoured the brightest and best female achievers in the house building and wider construction industries...

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Members of the construction industry from across the Midlands are being invited to a free seminar looking at the challenges facing the sector, including forthcoming changes to regulations.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

An engineering boss has been sentenced after an employee was crushed to death on a pier in Orkney.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Liverpool Mutual Homes (LMH) has appointed contractor Willmott Dixon to deliver its £8m Marwood Tower regeneration project.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Laing O’Rourke Construction Ltd has been fined for causing a major gas leak at a Staffordshire hospital.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

The housing crisis is most acute in England’s biggest cities according to analysis from Core Cities UK and the National Housing Federation (NHF) which highlights the untapped potential of the eight most economically powerful cities outside London to drive growth and create jobs.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

A £45 million housing development inspired by George Cadbury’s Bournville that will create a new village in Telford is halfway towards delivering its target of 800 homes.

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Features

2015-03-25 14:02

Stuart Thomson, public affairs consultant, and Dougal Ainsley, solicitor at Bircham Dyson Bell discuss the changing face of the procurement process

2015-03-25 13:49

Phil Harrison, managing director at Wates Construction discusses if Birmingham could be the next boom town when it comes to construction

2015-03-09 14:18

Is e-learning the solution the construction industry needs to help revolutionise safety and awareness training? Jeremy Melhuish investigates

2015-03-09 14:08

For National Apprentice Week, the CEO of Nylacast, Mussa Mahomed, tells us why he believes apprentices are the future

2015-03-09 13:54

Glen Irwin, MEP & sustainability manager at Stepnell looks at the factors influencing the lack of progress in the retrofit industry

2015-02-24 13:16

The construction industry’s reluctance to use digital technology is retrogressive and unrealistic… but things are starting to change, says Benjamin Dyer of Powered Now

2015-02-24 13:13

Tracey Jackson from Howells Patent Glazing says the firm is aiming high when it comes to the year ahead

2015-02-11 12:54

Gillian Econopouly, head of policy and research at CITB believes more still needs to be done to address the skills shortage

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