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Calgary

Gleeds launches in Canada

23 Jan 17 | By Iain Withers

Outpost will target energy, infrastructure, commercial and industrial sectors

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Details emerge on Qatar World Cup death

23 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

A British subcontractor died while working on the Khalifa International Stadium

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Trump’s US-Mexico border wall ‘could cost $31bn’

20 Jan 17 | By Joey Gardiner

Cost consultant Gleeds calculates key election pledge could far exceed 45th president’s $12bn estimate

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Paris

Paris to spruce up Eiffel Tower for Olympics bid

17 Jan 17 | By Jim Dunton

New reception areas and upgrades to lower second-floor proposed for €300m programme

Antarctic Ramboll

Bam Nuttall latest to join £100m Antarctica project

5 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Contractor joins Ramboll and T&T aboard the RSS Attenborough to provide surveys in world’s harshest climate

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Carillion JV lands £160m Dubai towers

4 Jan 17 | By Iain Withers

Contractor will build two office buildings in the Gulf city

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ANALYSIS

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Lands of hope and glory

3 May 16 | By Iain Withers

More and more independent UK consultants are carving out thriving businesses for themselves in foreign lands. So what are the benefits and pitfalls of working abroad - and what’s the secret to competing with larger corporate rivals?

Landmarks

Where will the UK be in 2030?

11 Nov 15 | By David Blackman

In the week of the publication of Global Construction 2030, Building was given exclusive access to the report’s findings, and the answers are not necessarily what you’d expect

Malaysia

South-east Asian construction economies: Chasing tigers

6 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

China and India may be the big beasts of the East but UK construction would do well to train its sights on South-east Asia where huge untapped potential lies waiting

Brasilia National Stadium

The beautiful game

6 Jun 14 | By Luke McLeod-Roberts

Busted budgets, poor planning and co-ordination, horrendous delays, cancelled transport schemes, laborious bureaucracy, corruption, mass protests and onsite fatalities - apart from that, preparations for the 2014 World Cup seem to have gone very smoothly

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Lack of infrastructure investment could hit recovery

7 May 14 | By Iain Withers

Arcadis report finds lack of investment in new and replacement buildings and infrastructure could threaten UK’s economic recovery

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Construction and immigration: Have your say

3 Jan 14

With the immigration debate raging, Building wants to hear the views of the construction sector on the issue

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Country focus: Brazil

17 Oct 13

With a World Cup, an Olympics, and recently discovered oil fields, it’s all happening in Brazil. Jair Carlos Roxo of ARCADIS Logos and Magda Skalska-Burgess of EC Harris examine the data

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Qatar's migrant construction workers: what can be done?

11 Oct 13 | By Will Hurst

Pressure is on the Qatari authorities to do something about the working conditions of those building the World Cup 2022 infrastructure and venues, so what are the risks UK companies working there could face?

COMMUNITY OPINION

James Clark

The future after Brexit

6 Jun 16 | By James Clark

The EU referendum looms, but what is our relationship with the EU likely to look like if it’s an out vote?

David Whitehouse

Here's how to do holistic training

1 Feb 16 | By David Whitehouse

The skills shortage is only going to get worse, we need action now

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Sarah

The tipping point

13 Nov 15 | By Sarah Richardson

With the release of a bullish set of forecasts predicting the industry’s global market will double over the next 15 years, Christmas could come early for construction

Iain Parker

China’s brave new world?

28 Oct 15 | By Iain Parker

Weeks on from the Chinese stock market crash the markets have calmed down, but what does it mean for the global economy?

Barbara Welch

The future remains uncertain

29 May 15 | By Barbara Welch

A majority government gives business a stable platform so we can go back to ‘business as usual’ – but what happens next?