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Friday, 3 April 2015

Construction Confidence has hit a nine year high, this comes despite a slight dip in the latest Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI index to 57.8 in March from 60.1 in February.

Friday, 3 April 2015

Balfour Beatty has announced a new appointment to the Group’s operations in Scotland.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

ISG has been appointed on a £50 million project to create a striking new home for the Faculty of Business and Law at UWE Bristol.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Planning permission will cap London’s efforts to provide new homes at just two-thirds of official targets if approvals continue at the current rate, according to new research from London estate agents Stirling Ackroyd.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

House prices in the three major cities to be linked to London by the HS2 railway project are currently growing in value 10% slower than the national average, shows new research.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Young people across the country, who have set their sights on becoming the professionals of the future, are choosing to follow a new type of apprenticeship as an alternative to university.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

A new report from Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) has called for a custom-build revolution, claiming it can not only speed up the delivery of new housing but make them to cheaper to build.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Regeneration business Keepmoat is working with the Byker Community Trust (BCT) to try and raise more interest in construction as a career.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Outline planning permission has been granted for the next phase of the NW Bicester eco-town project.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

The Government’s decision to exempt small sites from off-site carbon mitigation requirements will help small scale house builders build more homes, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Wednesday, 1 April 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.

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.

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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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