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Thursday, 28 April 2016

Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers and Fibrwrap UK have joined forces to reinforce an iconic Yorkshire bridge and strengthen an 11-storey London building using innovative carbon fibre technology.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Five of the most in demand jobs within the construction industry are suffering from skills shortages, according to a study by One Way Resourcing.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

In demand bricklayers are commanding salaries of £60,000 as small building firms continue to struggle with the growing skills shortage, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Altin Homes Limited has been fined £40,000 after pleading guilty to a number of safety failings at a building site in Altrincham where they were building residential houses and apartments.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Cyber-crime is costing the construction industry almost £2 billion per year, according to new figures released by Tungsten.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Builders, bricklayers and construction workers who fancy themselves as the next Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi can kick-off their dream this month following the launch of an initiative to find the next tradesman professional footballer.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

A self-employed business man has been fined £16,000 after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he fell through a fragile sky light on a farm building.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

A landmark affordable housing development in Stafford will be named after classic military aircraft to recognise the areas long association with the RAF.

Monday, 25 April 2016

Strike action by workers at a Glasgow waste-to-energy plant has been met with disappointment by employers Interserve Industrial Service.

Monday, 25 April 2016

Plans for more than 350 new homes, which will form part of the Nine Elms regeneration scheme on London's South Bank, have been given the go-ahead.

Monday, 25 April 2016

The public image of the builder is out of date, according to a new report by TrustMark.

Monday, 25 April 2016

The Robertson Group is urging construction companies in the Edinburgh area to apply early if they are to share in a £110million boom of work in the city.

Friday, 22 April 2016

The strength of the residential sector helped boost the construction industry in March with more than £6 billion worth of contracts delivered, according to a survey by industry analysts Barbour ABI.

Friday, 22 April 2016

Bellway's plans to build almost 200 new homes to transform an industrial estate close to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford have been given the go-ahead.

Friday, 22 April 2016

AHR has become the first architecture-led consultancy practice to be awarded BIM Level 2 for design and construction certification.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

A Derbyshire-based construction company has been fined almost £7,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell through a void.

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Features

2016-04-29 14:32

With female representation in the UK engineering sector the lowest in Europe more needs to be done to encourage women into the industry. Claire Cameron reports

2016-04-15 15:22

In January, the government announced a £1.2 billion starter home fund to prepare brownfield sites for new homes.

2015-11-18 13:20

Darren Evans, managing director at Darren Evans Assessment believes one way to solve the housing crisis could be right under our noses

2015-11-18 13:14

Paul Daynes, regional director, UK & Northern Europe at Newforma discusses how firms can stay competitive in the skills crisis

2015-11-18 13:00

Why the Government is Wrong to Backtrack on Zero Carbon Homes

2015-08-26 03:47

Andy Monteith, Baker Tilly’s head of construction looks at the difficult topic of bid management, or should that be bid mismanagement?

2015-08-26 03:31

Ian Loughnane business unit director of Kingspan Timber Solutions, discusses how the government needs to fix the foundations after the Scrapping of Zero Carbon Homes

2015-08-26 03:03

At a time when the skills shortage proves to be a big challenge for the industry and young adults are considering the next step in their career, Joanne Holmes asks where are all the girls?

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