Big names in the running for £3bn framework designed to spark redevelopment of underused public land
Consultant will run design and construction work for the banking group
Lewis says new funding system for apprenticeships will not penalise small businesses
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This week’s roofing products include roof boards at the new Woburn Forest Village Center Parcs leisure facility in Bedfordshire, and a green roof system at the Buchanan Street retail development in Glasgow
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The recovery rolls on with expectations of tender price increases still firm. But a change of pace in activity is expected to emerge this year. Michael Hubbard and John O’Neill of Aecom report
Deflation has darkened the mood across the eurozone’s construction markets, putting the long-awaited recovery on hold once more. Building examines what continued stagnation means for firms on both sides of the Channel
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A building that looks after your wellbeing - your fitness, comfort and stress levels - might sound like science fiction, but there are already awards in place applauding this kind of innovation
BIM is increasingly being adopted by the industry, but who bears responsibility for recommending whether or not to use it in the first place?
Industry and government need to avoid the current short-term approach to industry skills development and look for solutions that are not purely driven by market forces
As the skills shortage gets worse, there can be no excuse for failing to recruit women
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Until technology allows accurate long term weather forecasts, what can be done to manage the risk?