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LATEST CONSTRUCTION 2025 NEWS

Insulation and worker

Union to highlight workplace stress during safety week

20 Oct 14 | By Tim Clark

Construction union Ucatt is to highlight workplace stress in the construction industry during European Health and Safety Week

Money

Nine in ten subcontractors wait over 30 days for payment

10 Oct 14 | By Vern Pitt

Survey finds long payment terms and late payment remain rife in the industry

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Crane

Major contractors facing threat of crane strike

7 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Crane drivers at crane firm HTC Plant to vote on industrial action that could hit sites around the country

Laing O'Rourke

Laing O’Rourke boss wades into prompt payment debate

26 Sep 14 | By Vern Pitt

Exclusive: Anna Stewart intervenes in ongoing debate over mandating prompt payment to suppliers

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Pembury Circus

Pedestrians injured by falling site hoarding

25 Sep 14 | By Allister Hayman

Two pedestrians taken to hospital with injuries after being hit by a site hoarding at Bellway Homes’ Pembury Circus site in east London

BIM

NBS wins role to complete BIM level two puzzle

24 Sep 14 | By Iain Withers

NBS wins £1m competition to complete BIM level two standards

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MORE CONSTRUCTION 2025 NEWS

ANALYSIS

Agenda 15

Building's Agenda 15 campaign

10 Jan 14 | By Joey Gardiner and Sarah Richardson

The UK goes to the polls on 7 May 2015, but political parties will be forming their policies from now. So it is the time for the construction industry to tell the politicians what it needs to be able to thrive

2025

Construction 2025: A world away

11 Oct 13 | By Adam Branson

In the first of a new series looking at the government’s vision set out in the Construction 2025 report, Building asks if the opportunities it highlights for global growth really exist

infrastructure

Politics and infrastructure

13 Sep 13 | By Will Hurst

As the party conference season kicks off, Building looks at what the political parties are saying on the key areas for construction

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The wasted recession

12 Sep 13 | By Adam Branson

Recovery may now be on the cards, but did we learn enough from the recession?

projects

Government Soft Landings: Strings attached

1 Aug 13 | By Thomas Lane

Government Soft Landings will apply to all central government projects by 2016 - here’s what you need to know

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Construction strategy 2025: Within our reach?

10 Jul 13

Can the industrial strategy succeed? Four experts address the key challenges

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Global Construction 2025

3 Jul 13 | By Adam Branson

Twelve years from now, there will be 70% more construction work going on around the world. Building reports on the findings of Global Construction 2025

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Tune in to BIM FM

14 June 2013 | By Thomas Lane

What can BIM offer facilities managment and will it have a transformative impact on building operation?

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COMMUNITY OPINION

Peter Hansford

Without stopping for breath

22 Oct 14 | By Peter Hansford

Work on the Government Construction Strategy continues apace, but there’s still lots to do

James Wates

Your local builder

9 Oct 14 | By James Wates

As George Osborne discusses devolving greater powers to UK cities, it’s more important than ever to build strong relationships with local decision-makers 

Sarah Richardson

One direction

8 Aug 14 | By Sarah Richardson

As Building reveals the response to our Agenda 15 initiative, our construction manifesto for the next government has started to take shape

Richard Threlfall

Free our regions to thrive

7 Aug 14 | By Richard Threlfall

Boosting regions beyond the M25 could benefit the UK economy as a whole

Frank McLeod

An Egan lesson I'm applying to BIM

5 Aug 14 | By Frank McLeod

The purpose is to make money from satisfying customers, and that goes for BIM too

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Sarah Richardson

It's a shambles now but will it get even worse?

25 Jul 14 | By Sarah Richardson

Learning from the launch of the Project Management and Full Design Team Services framework

Allister Hayman

A black day for the industry

25 Jul 14 | By Allister Hayman

There was more hand-wringing embarassment for the industry this week as construction bosses gave evidence on blacklisting to MPs

Stephen Gee

Get in early

22 Jul 14 | By Stephen Gee

The number of women in construction is still woefuly low. We need to engage with schools so that children have a better idea of what construction can offer

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Allister Hayman

New faces

18 Jul 14 | By Allister Hayman

What impact will the government’s reshuffle have on the construction sector and policy?