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LATEST CONSTRUCTION 2025 NEWS

BIM

Benefits of BIM are over-hyped, survey finds

21 Nov 14 | By Joey Gardiner

More than half of those in the industry believe benefits of using BIM are more hype than substance

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Skills crisis could 'jeopardise' major projects

6 Nov 14 | By Allister Hayman

Report says industry requires 20% more workers per year to deliver £96bn work pipeline in London and South-east

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Crane drivers vote for strike action

28 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Work could grind to a halt on some major construction sites around the country after HTC crane drivers vote for industrial action

Construction urged to to crack down on modern slavery

27 Oct 14 | By Allister Hayman

Home Office publishes figures showing there were more than 50 victims of modern slavery working in construction last year

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Architects and consultants are industry's top employers

24 Oct 14 | By Building news desk

Architects and consultants have dominated this year’s Building Good Employer Guide

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Skills crisis prompts EC Harris to consider offshoring work

24 Oct 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Chief executive says consultant could outsource work to fast-developing countries due to UK skills gap

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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

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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?

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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_Trebilcock

Who is measuring BIM?

3 Nov 14 | By Peter Trebilcock

BIM has a key role to play in meeting the government’s construction strategy targets - but who is measuring progress?

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Sarah Richardson

Building on good news

24 Oct 14 | By Sarah Richardson

With positive sector reports published this week, it’s important that the staff are found to support these numbers

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