Saturday25 February 2017


Noble Francis

CPA/Barbour ABI Index: More contracts but mixed fortunes

24 Feb 17

January’s index is up but there are mixed fortunes across sectors

Michael Dall

Housing is a numbers game we are not winning

24 Feb 17

Private housebuilding is the fastest growing sector in construction but major investment is needed to solve the housing crisis


Online poll: Air pollution

23 Feb 17

Is Sadiq Khan right to clamp down on firms using polluting machinery on site? Vote here

Paul Haxell

Employers must reduce workers' exposure to diesel fumes

23 Feb 17

Diesel fumes are a hazardous substance that can increase the risk of lung cancer, which like all work-related cancers is preventable

Richard Steer 2014

Getting their own house in order

21 Feb 17

The government has been willing to listen to advice from the construction industry when considering the renovation of its home in Westminster. Would it not be wise to listen to our views on the housing shortage and Brexit as well?


Big data and virtual reality in architecture

20 Feb 17

By combining big data and VR, architects can significantly improve design

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Hansom HT

Hansom: Drinking in the view

24 February 2017

This week involved an enjoyable combination of sights and sipping. A swimming pool will offer uplookers an eyeful, the view from my HQ has an unexpectedly named watering hole and the Ally Pally seeks booze

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Scottish flag

Letters: Stimulus plan welcome

26 Aug 16

The Scottish Building Federation welcomes a £100m stimulus plan from the Scottish government

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My digital life

Richard Piggott

My digital life … Richard Piggott

21 Feb 14

The Szerelmey business development manager on Pinterest, a useful app for tube strikes and watching Homeland on his iPad in bed

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