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 sees a one-point increase for the month to take it to 61 points, while the majority of regional indices saw a decrease 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
Growth may have slowed in the fourth quarter of 2014, but there are positive signs for the UK economy and construction elsewhere. Here are 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?
Firm’s 37 project wins bring in double the value of work than was won by closest rival Laing O’Rourke for the month
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