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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.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Balfour Beatty has welcomed its 1000th member of the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) this week.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Provost of Fife Jim Leishman has today officially opened the brand new 52,000 sq ft Tesco superstore in Dunfermline created by Barr Construction.

Friday, 24 October 2014

The North West office of Deloitte Real Estate has released the latest figures from its annual Crane Survey, which this year charts the continued upward trajectory of the Manchester property market.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

New house building figures released by NHBC show that new home registrations have hit their highest level since 2007.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the inspection, compliance and geotechnical services provider, is expanding its Contaminated Land operations north of the border by appointing Neil Brown as principal environmental scientist.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

A sharp rise in private housing and private commercial activity pushed up workloads at the fastest rate since 1994, according to our latest UK Construction Market Survey.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Building science centre BRE and China’s top university - Tsinghua in Beijing - have announced a programme of joint research on Green and Low Carbon Urbanisation that is designed to support the Chinese government’s priorities for sustainable development and air quality improvement.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) and the Modern Masonry Alliance (MMA) have agreed to work together to produce a wider solution to the masonry construction market with a suite of 250 registered masonry construction details designed to minimise heat loss through the weak junction points in a building’s outer envelope.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Work is well underway on a state-of-the-art £5.5million building being created in Cornwall to house the University of Exeter’s new Science and Engineering Research Support Facility.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

IBI Group, architects for the new £20 million States of Jersey Police Headquarters has selected Rok-Regal Construction Limited as preferred contractor to build this hi-tech facility.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

House building is leading the growth in the SME construction sector but the industry has a long way to go to recover to pre-recession levels, according to the latest research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Communities Minister Stephen Williams has chaired a roundtable discussion with key professional bodies and challenged them to do more to make buildings, streets and public space more inclusive and accessible to all.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Almost 35,000 homes are to benefit from renewable energy after consent was granted for a 27-turbine wind farm near New Cumnock in East Ayrshire.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

As the world's population continues to rise, the migration from rural areas to towns and cities can lead to rapid urbanisation and the principles of sustainable development may be easily overlooked or ignored.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Politicians from the three main political parties have signed a letter alongside council leaders, heads of homelessness and planning charities, leading architects and planners, and chief executives of development companies and housing associations to address the current housing crisis.

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2014-10-23 17:12

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

2014-10-21 18:59

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

2014-10-21 18:54

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

2014-10-08 10:34

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 10:30

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 10:25

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

2014-09-24 09:46

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 09:43

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

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