2011-11-28 16:29

Peter Söderberg, group promotion manager at Parker Hannifin, Hydraulics Group Europe, looks at how the latest hybrid technology can enable construction vehicle operators to achieve significant cuts in fuel consumption.

2011-11-16 16:12

As the NHBC celebrates its 75th anniversary year the organisation’s chief executive, Imtiaz Farookhi, talks to Michelle McKenna about its unique role in raising standards.

2011-11-16 15:58

Somerset-based Impey Showers believes it is time for traditional bathrooms to make way for “future-focused” designs

2011-11-02 15:16

Only floors specially designed for the purpose put the health and safety of dance students first

2011-11-02 15:08

The winners at the eighth annual Builder & Engineer Awards have defied growing uncertainty and economic gloom to achieve excellence.

2011-10-19 12:01

Off-site construction specialist, Yorkon, has handed over a new purpose-built satellite haemodialysis unit for Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

2011-09-30 14:41

Meeting the challenge of “greening” the nation’s existing homes will require brains and brawn on a military scale, as the Institute of Civil Engineers’ inaugural Retrofit Solutions event in Birmingham testified. By Mark Cantrell.

2011-09-30 14:26

Sarah Shemmings, a partner at construction law specialist Silver Shemmings, examines the different avenues available for settling disputes during a building project.

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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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