Sunday04 October 2015


The life of Riley

2 Oct 15 | By David Blackman

Firms working with 125-year-old consultancy Henry Riley can expect more than personal service and quality - the relationship can last a lifetime

Building intelligence: Q2 2015

30 Sep 15 | By Experian Economics

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that total construction output remained flat over the quarter, but registered above levels recorded for the same period last year. Experian Economics reports

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Market review: Hold steady

24 Sep 15 | By Michael Dall

Despite wobbles in the global economy and a dip in private commercial construction, overall activity in the industry remains strong

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Nuclear haste

2 Oct 15

The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant is edging closer to reality, with backing from China. But the nearer it gets to going ahead, the greater the opposition gathering against it. Can the industry finally start believing it will happen?

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1 million homes: Hitting the mark

1 Oct 15

Housing minister Brandon Lewis has publicly stated that he wants to see over one million homes built in the next five years. But can the sector meet this challenge?

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Corporate rebrands: Name dropping

25 Sep 15

In the week the EC Harris name is dropped as part of Arcadis’ global rebrand, Joey Gardiner asks why the historic names are disappearing from construction – and if the benefits of rebranding outweigh the risks

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Image of the week: Tate expectations

2 Oct 15

Set to open in June 2016

Sketch of the week

Sketch London

Sketch of the week: Sky Garden view

2 Oct 15

This week Philip Buckingham sketches a view of London from the Walkie Talkie’s Sky Garden

Will Hinkley Point C nuclear power station ever be built?

Online poll: Hinkley Point C

2 Oct 15

Will Hinkley Point C nuclear power station ever be built? Vote here


Joey Gardiner

The nuclear option

2 Oct 15

Senior party representatives seemed determined not to get engaged in too many policy specifics which might frighten the horses

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Construction Rocks

Building at Construction Rocks

2 Oct 15

Construction rocks. We all know that.

Jack Pringle

We need answers

30 Sep 15

World events rumble on and we must focus on the problems we can fix. Jeremy Corbyn is right that radical action is needed to resolve the housing crisis, but his plan to print money will drag us back to the 1970s

Nick Cullen

Water–forecasting a riskier investment climate

28 Sep 15

Flooding and water shortages could increase if confidence in weather and climate forecasting drops, despite the evidence for climate change

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Michael Dall

Looking at the bigger picture

24 Sep 15

The construction industry has held up pretty well recently, if we look at the bigger picture

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