CIOB appoint COO

The Chartered Institute of Building has appointed Bridget Boreham as chief operating officer.

Architect to head CIOB

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has for only the second time in its 174 year history elected an architect as President.

CIOB backs measures to tackle cowboy builders

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has called for local authorities to have greater powers to stop cowboy builders.

CIOB survey reveals skills shortage in UK construction

A shortage in skills will continue to be a challenge for the built environment, and one that will worsen as the demand for construction work increases, according to the latest skills survey by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

CIOB research time management

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is to undertake a major research project on time management issues within the construction industry.

Robert McAlpine man takes top site award

Simon Byford from Kinross has been named Britain’s Construction Manager of the Year by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) for the £17million refurbishment of HBOS’ headquarters building at The Mound in Edinburgh.

CIOB joins Building Control Alliance

The Building Control Alliance (BCA) has appointed the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) to formally sit alongside the four organisations that represent and deliver the current building control system.

CIOB launch new faculty

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has launched the Faculty of Building Control and Standards.

Builders back sustainable construction techniques

A report by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has revealed that over 94% of contractors believe that "green" building is the future for the construction industry.

CIOB joins green council

The CIOB has joined the UK Green Building Council.

CIOB develops ambassador programme

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has revamped its Ambassador programme to ensure it has a prominent and respected voice on key strategic industry issues in the UK and around the world.

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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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