Usual depictions of a building’s carbon life cycle fail to consider the day-to-day running of the place. Reimagining a building’s life cycle could improve its carbon efficiency
Orders continue to rise sharply across each sector, making the overall construction activity index’s drop into negative territory for the first time in almost three years a nasty surprise. Experian Economics reports
The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that total construction output hit its highest year-on-year level since 2008. Experian Economics reports
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
Materials cost inflation falls again but construction weekly earnings continue to outperform those of the wider economy
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 leaps from fifth to first place with 44 contract wins totalling £171m
Revised figures for Q1 2015 saw market pricing volatility increase, with a project’s attractiveness playing a crucial role in this current trend. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports
This year’s contractors and housebuilders Top 150 list shows the sector pulling out of recession and with a spring in its step. But with big losses for some contractors pushing down profits, and margins increasing by a mere 1.2%, the danger remains they could still fall flat on their backs.