Full public inquiry needed as matter of urgency in next Parliament
Mace to assist with ‘planned transition’ to new contractor over next few months
Chief executive says firm is considering buying engineering services business to win a place on Highways Agency’s frameworks
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From swimming pool to school, court to chapel, the architectural gems up for this year’s Building Awards Small Project of the Year prove that size isn’t everything
This module will examine how suspended ceilings can help meet both the acoustic and thermal-performance demands of schools under the PSBP. It is sponsored by Armstrong Ceilings
A range of flooring styles is demonstrated this week, from a resin floor used to direct passengers at a refurbished bus terminal to the striking design feature made from rubber floor tiling at SAP’s office reception
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This week’s sketch shows proposals for a mixed-use aparthotel and residential scheme close to The Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Haydn Mursell, Kier’s third chief executive in five years, is keen to maintain the firm’s traditional financial disciplines, while using his background in corporate mergers and acquisitions to push for future growth. Will he manage it?
Watch this exclusive film analysing the coalition government’s track record on green building policy featuring the shadow secretary of state for energy and climate change
This week, how watching telly can inspire the next generation of construction workers; northern youth marches south; an octogenarian architect is unstoppable; and the chancellor contemplates a career change
Financial benefits can be monetised but it is less easy to quantify and advocate the value of experience or the existing knowledge of a building or site
Challenges to a final certificate through the courts or by arbitration are straightforward but if a contractor challenges via adjudication then procedural mishaps can occur
As a member of the working party that drafted the 2007 CDM regulations, Rudi Klein explains why the 2015 update represents a retrograde move for the construction industry
Despite resistance to the idea from a sizeable proportion of the public, the technology to create autonomous vehicles is already with us. What does this mean for the construction industry?
Will regulatory changes make a real difference towards SMEs’ access to public sector work?
The Labour party is hedging its bets in the run-up to the election over this key infrastructure project
The industry’s prospects remain positive despite monthly blips