Judgment acts as test case for importance of keeping paperwork up to date under statutory payments law
£1.6bn Greater Gabbard wind farm contractor Fluor is pursuing damages over mast foundation design
Contractor issues third party proceedings against M&E and lift specialists
Johnson approves masterplan drawn up by trio of top architects
T&T infrastructure boss Murray Rowden named chairman of Constructing Excellence
Construction’s recovery was always going to bring higher wages and the upward pressure on salaries is almost countrywide
Doctors and other healthcare professionals now have responsibility for commissioning health-related buildings. But do they have the expertise - or time - for such procurement?
This year confirmed the inexorable rise of challenges to publicly procured projects. Next year is unlikely to be any different
RIBA’s new dispute resolution schemes try to keep the parties from falling out with each other by making the process cheaper and less burdensome than adjudication
For short works contracts, there’s a new sheriff in town called RIBA - plain talking, bold and ambitious. But is it going to be able to outgun the competition?
Adjudication can become a long drawn out and expensive affair – let’s replace it with jousting
Is utopian town planning really the answer to the housing crisis?
The latest in our CPD series considers the importance of unitised curtain walling, design considerations as well as legislation and testing issues. This module is sponsored by Reynaers Aluminium
The latest module in our CPD series considers the importance of consistent, accurate data in the BIM process, and the key role played by manufacturers in providing it. This module is sponsored by British Gypsum
Radiant panels can be used as an alternative to traditional convectors to heat and cool buildings. This module, sponsored by Zehnder, examines their benefits, design considerations and most common applications
The real weakness of the industry today lies in skills, training and diversity
Criticised for its complexity, the CITB is reforming its method for levying the funds it uses to subsidise industry training. The streamlined plans will see some employees paying less, but for others, it could mean a larger bill.
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