Women win big at construction awards

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...

Shortlists for BREEAM Awards 2015 announced

The Shortlists have been announced for the BREEAM Awards 2015, drawn from highest scoring buildings in 2014 – under the BREEAM schemes for assessing building sustainability.

Leading engineer receives honorary CBE

Minister for Universities, Science and Cities Greg Clark today (17 December 2014) bestowed an honorary CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) on Dervilla Mitchell, trustee and board member of the global engineering consultancy Arup.

Shepherd man named Britain`s best construction manager

Neil Matthias, who works for Shepherd Construction, has been named Construction Manager of the Year by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

BAM wins record number of local authority public architecture awards

Buildings delivered by contractor BAM Construct UK won three out of nine awards at the Public Architecture Awards.

RIBA Stirling Prize 2010 shortlist unveiled

Two museum buildings in Oxford and Berlin, a new art gallery in Rome, a live/work development in Shoreditch and two schools: one a new build in London, the other an extension in Guildford, form the shortlist for the £20,000 RIBA Stirling Prize 2010.

IAA awards shortlist

More than 30 architectural projects across the Highlands and Islands have been highlighted as examples of how excellent design of buildings and places can bring benefits to individuals and communities, as the Inverness Architectural Association (IAA) unveils its 2010 Design Awards shortlist.

RMD Kwikform wins Queen`s Award for Enterprise

Global construction product specialist, RMD Kwikform has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2010, for increasing its overseas business by 185%, to 30 countries, over six years, generating a total revenue of £154m.

RIBA calls for award entries

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for entries for this year's RIBA President's Awards for Research. The deadline for submissions is 7 May 2010.

RIBA Awards: call for entries

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is once again on the lookout for potential RIBA Prize winners.

Manser medal goes to Pitman Tozer

Gap House, an architect-owned private family house in west London, by Pitman Tozer Architects has won the 2009 Manser Medal in association with the Rooflight Company.

Maggie's Centre wins 2009 Stirling Prize

Maggie's Centre, a beautiful cancer care sanctuary in west London by Richard Rogers' practice Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2009.

Fretton favourite for 2009 Stirling Prize

Bookmaker William Hill have put Tony Fretton's Fuglsang Kunstmuseum , as the favourite to win the RIBA Stirling Prize 2009.

Pei to receive Royal Gold Medal

The Chinese-born American architect I. M. Pei, who is best known in Europe for his transformation of the Louvre in Paris, has been awarded the Royal Gold Medal.

Balfour Beatty wins RoSPA Scottish award

Balfour Beatty Construction Scottish & Southern has won this year’s RoSPA Scotland Trophy in recognition of its work to prevent accidents and ill health.

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2017-05-31 13:33

The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) will rise by two per cent on June 1 to 12 per cent on all non-exempt transactions. Martin Bennison, managing director at construction finance firm Ultimate Finance, explains what this means for UK construction companies.

2017-05-25 08:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 10:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 14:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 10:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 09:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 10:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 16:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

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