High-performance insulation materials enable much thinner profiIes to be used than their counterpart products. Sweett Group investigates if the benefits from the use of these thinner insulation materials outweigh the costs
The construction activity index holds steady for the month at 62 points, meanwhile the majority of the regional indices feel an increase in activity
Experian Economics shows that construction activity increased 2% on the previous quarter, taking it 6% above the level taken for the same period in 2013
Construction Market Review
Construction takes an unexpected drop - its first year-on-year fall since May 2013 - but the wider UK economy makes a strong start to 2015. Michael Dall presents highlights of Barbour ABI’s latest monthly Economic & Construction Market Review
Oman’s strategic Vision 2020 couples social reform with economic diversification. With five years left to deliver the vision’s ambitious objectives, EC Harris explores Oman’s competitive construction market
Construction output rose 5.5% over 2014, but construction materials and consumer price inflation have both slowed.
With a rapidy ageing population demanding high standards of both housing and care, while also imposing a rising cost on public finances, could “extra care” housing be part of the solution?
Contractor grabs top spot after winning £440m shopping centre development contract for Crown Estate
The recovery rolls on with expectations of tender price increases still firm. But a change of pace in activity is expected to emerge this year. Michael Hubbard and John O’Neill of Aecom report
The return to growth of the UK construction market has prompted some envious glances from mainland Europe, so should UK firms steel themselves for an influx of continental rivals? Plus find out this year’s Top 150 European contractors and manufacturers