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Graham completes work at Liverpool's Anfield shop

17 Aug 17 3:28 pm | By Louise Dransfield

Contractor has also won a contract from Highways England for a series of improvement works

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Sellar's £775m Paddington Cube faces judicial review

16 Aug 17 3:56 pm | By Will Mann

The 19-storey office-led cube replaced an earlier proposed 72-storey residential pole

VR on Crossrail

Laing O’Rourke backed consortium wins £1m VR grant

16 Aug 17 3:04 pm | By Will Mann

Virtual and augmented reality technology aims to reduce costs and waste, and boost productivty

Rotherhithe Bridge

Search for contractor to build River Thames crossing starts this autumn

15 Aug 17 7:00 am | By Will Mann

Consultant Arcadis has already bagged a role on the scheme

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Life sciences firm's new HQ unveiled

15 Aug 17 7:00 am | By Jim Dunton

Scheme in Cambridge is due to complete in late 2018

Garden Bridge

Garden Bridge Trust to be wound up

14 Aug 17 11:30 am | By Jim Dunton

Charity behind controversial Thomas Heatherwick-designed bridge to be wound up

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ANALYSIS

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No place like home: Staycations, Part 3

15 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Looking for a vacation without airport stress and high costs? Read the third part of a trip around the UK’s best holiday destinations

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No place like home: Staycations, Part 2

14 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Looking for a vacation without airport stress and high costs? Read the second part of a trip around the UK’s best holiday destinations

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No place like home: Staycations, Part 1

11 Aug 17 | By Louise Dransfield

Looking for a vacation without airport stress and high costs? Read the first part of a trip around the UK’s best holiday destinations

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Rail infrastructure: Losing track, Part 2

10 Aug 17 | By Mark Leftly

Read the second part of a tour of the UK’s major planned rail schemes. What are the chances of them hitting the buffers?

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Rail infrastructure: Losing track, Part 1

9 Aug 17 | By Mark Leftly

Read the first part of a tour of the UK’s major planned rail schemes. What are the chances of them hitting the buffers?

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Carillion: A cautionary tale

4 Aug 17 | By Joey Gardiner

The UK’s second-biggest contractor has posted some pretty alarming figures recently, from its £695m debt to its £845m writedown. But how did it get into this state, how can it get out again, and what does it mean for the wider industry?

Theresa May and Arlene Foster

DUP: Done deal?

3 Aug 17 | By David Blackman

With the Conservatives and DUP agreeing increased funding for the region, and a sizeable chunk of it going to infrastructure projects, Northern Ireland looked to be the big winner from June’s election. But does ongoing political turmoil put much of this construction work at risk?

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Housing Project of the Year shortlist

2 Aug 17 | By Ike Ijeh

A Victorian chapel, rooftop houses, and a playground in the sky are just some of the innovations that feature in this year’s Building Awards housing shortlist, showcasing the country’s best residential projects

COMMUNITY OPINION

Steve Cooper

Cyber security: When will we stop dragging our feet?

16 Aug 17

UK construction should continue to set the bar for BIM practices, but it must ensure customers’ information is in safe hands

Nigel Wilson

Housing association frameworks: One size doesn’t fit all

15 Aug 17

For big housing associations, one framework, open to all contractors and consultants, is not specific enough to meet demand

Mark-Farmer

Why we must transform

14 Aug 17

Construction must change its ways. The government may at last be listening to our concerns, but if the sector does not innovate and attract a new breed of young workers, then it is in serious trouble

Mark-Farmer

Why we must transform

14 Aug 17

Construction must change its ways. The government may at last be listening to our concerns, but if the sector does not innovate and attract a new breed of young workers, then it is in serious trouble

Hansom HT

Hansom: Slightly unexpected

11 Aug 17

An accountant has an unusual selling point, the staff at the Cheesegrater are more healthy than the name of the building suggests and there’s a little bit of love for everyone at the new Postal Museum

David-Mosey

Building alliances

10 Aug 17

The NEC alliance contract offers two major departures from the PPC2000 approach - one very bold and one relatively timid

Ted Lowery

Case in focus: Relief from sanctions

10 Aug 17

Should a claimant be entitled to default judgment on a claim that was dependent upon the outcome of separate proceedings?

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The blame game

9 Aug 17

The government has used the recent leaseholder scandal to blame the industry for the ‘broken’ housing market. In fact, it’s just covering up its own lack of action when it should be working with housebuilders to find ways of fixing the problem

Paul Cook

How can we future-proof our offices?

8 Aug 17

Technology is advancing so quickly that it is increasingly hard to forecast what role it will play in workplaces

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