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2011-07-13 15:22

Three big-name sponsors – LG Air Conditioning, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Panasonic – have signed up to support the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Show (ACR Show), being held at the NEC from 13 to 15 March, 2012.

2011-07-13 15:18

Alex Whittingham from CL:AIRE updates Builder & Engineer on advances making Brownfield development simpler and more sustainable

2011-07-12 16:04

The Glass and Glazing Federation work closely with many building professionals and contractors, guiding people to the regulatory requirements for their project.

2011-07-12 15:44

Work has started on the foundations of a £14m school that will be a centre of excellence for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

2011-07-12 15:37

In 2010 the Government released a statement on the Historic Environment for England, with its vision being: “that the value of the historic environment is recognised by all who have the power to shape it; that Government gives it proper recognition and that it is managed intelligently and in a way that fully realises its contribution to the economic, social and cultural life of the nation”.

2011-07-07 15:14

SOIL XCHANGE treats contaminated soils and recycles them into reusable quality engineered construction materials. Soil Xchange is currently developing a network of nationwide depot based operations.

2011-06-30 10:44

A brise soleil or solar shading system that brings both form and function to building façades has been launched by architectural aluminium systems supplier Kawneer.

2011-06-30 10:36

Coventry Cathedral is set to become the first in Britain to put solar panels on its roof.

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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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