Studying science and maths at school send girls' future wages soaring, says report

New research highlights the benefits of science, technology, engineering and maths qualifications to girls' future earnings.

Mace Plus lands £20m bioscience deal

Mace Plus, the contracting arm of Mace Group, has won a £20m contract to build the first phase of a bioscience research park in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

£20m Stevenage Bioscience Park up for grabs

Firms are being invited to bid for a £20m contract to design and build phase one of a Bioscience Research Park in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Construction work underway on biotechnology facility

Business Minister Ian Lucas donned his hard hat today as he led the ground breaking ceremony for the expansion of the Industrial Biotechnology demonstrator facilities in Wilton, Teesside.

Jodrell Bank plans new 'live science' centre

Plans to build a ‘live science’ discovery centre at the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Observatory have been submitted to Cheshire East Council.

£400m investment to build research facilities

The Government is to invest nearly £400m to build world leading research facilities throughout the UK, it was today announced.

Glasgow science centre moves forward

The oddly-named developer the Start Anywhere Group (SAG) has bought part of the two-acre plot earmarked for the Glasgow City Science from Scottish Enterprise Glasgow for an undisclosed price.

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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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