Welsh Government

Construction site waste management plans to be voluntary in Wales

Thanks to their high recycling rate, the construction and demolition sectors do not need compulsory site waste management plans to improve the way they manage waste, Natural Resources, Culture and Sport Minister John Griffiths has announced.

New project looks to boost construction waste targets

A new project to reduce construction waste has been launched in Wales by Constructing Excellence in Wales (CEW), the Welsh Government sponsored organisation.

Infrastructure is key to economic growth, says the Welsh Government

The Secretary of State for Wales, David Jones, will today highlight the importance of infrastructure and call for a joined up plan across the UK to help boost economic growth.

Infrastructure plans will help to boost the Welsh economy

The Welsh government has launched the first Infrastructure Working Group in Cardiff to explore the key priorities for infrastructure development with a view to boosting the Welsh economy.

Devolve stamp duty to help boost construction sector, says Welsh Government

The Welsh government is urging for the devolution of stamp duty to Wales, to help boost the housing market and support the hard-pressed construction sector.

Wales leads the way in infrastructure investment

Welsh Finance Minister Jane Hutt says infrastructure development will remain a key priority for the Welsh government.

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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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