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HS2 appoints Atkins for BIM role

16 Mar 15 | By Tim Clark

Atkins wins four-year contract to provide BIM support to £42bn project

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Wates sets three-year BIM target

25 Feb 15 | By Iain Withers

Contractor’s new design boss sets BIM target and says firm wants to work with “the best” architects

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Women to fill quarter of construction jobs by 2020

6 Feb 15 | By Tim Clark

Women could fill quarter of construction jobs by end of the decade

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David Philp to leave Mace

22 Dec 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Government’s top BIM advisor to join Aecom


BIM Task Group misses out on long-term level three funding

11 Dec 14 | By Iain Withers

But BIM tsar says he expects central government support to continue beyond 2016

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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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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


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


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


The wasted recession

12 Sep 13 | By Adam Branson

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


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


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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Sarah Richardson

One by one

30 Jan 15 | By Sarah Richardson

If everyone pitches in, the effort required to breach the skills gap might be smaller than you think

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There can be no delay in recruiting more women in construction

27 Jan 15 | By Richard Steer

As the skills shortage gets worse, there can be no excuse for failing to recruit women

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Innovating to succeed

6 Jan 15 | By Chris Millard

Innovation is key to delivering better solutions and performance for clients


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