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Interserve enters new round of rescue talks


Creditors could take control of the contractor

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Timeline: How Interserve got itself into this mess


The firm’s disastrous foray into energy from waste has brought crippling losses

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EDF looks to cut costs by taking Hinkley contractors to Sizewell new build


Firm says it can cut 20% off price carrying out work on next nuclear new build scheme


Firms tell MSPs that contractual rows meant part of Aberdeen bypass was shut for months, costing pair millions


Balfour Beatty and Galliford Try say project’s contract runs to ‘thousands of pages’ while utility diversions amounted to one every 200m on 58km route


Historic England says it will take fight over £300m Norwich tower to housing secretary


Heritage group argues that ‘alien’ 20 storey tower will blight views


Chinese nuclear giant flags interest in NuGen's abandoned Cumbria plant


China General Nuclear also reveals plans to speed up delivery of nuclear power plant in Essex

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Building Live: refresh yourselves


Building Live showed what contrasting opinions people have on construction issues and proved how much they care about the industry they work in

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Cities love to build arts venues to trigger urban regeneration - but it doesn't always work out


It’s called the Bilbao effect: a city engages an architect to build an arts venue in the expectation that urban regeneration will follow. Alas, it doesn’t always turn out this way

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Construction industry gossip: Make good choices

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By Hansom

A Yorkshireman questions why procurement can’t be like buying a loaf of bread and the builders of the tallest tower want their workers to have the healthiest diet

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Thought for tomorrow: Rise of the architects

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By Dexter Moren

We ask readers to share their visions of the industry in 25 years’ time. Here, Dexter Moren foresees technology offering greater power and control to designers

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Legal: From Russia without love

2018-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Hamish Lal

International construction arbitration practitioners often stress the positives of arbitration: using the so-called “five Es” of efficiency, expedition, expertise, evenhandedness and enforceability.

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Case in focus: Adjudication

2018-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Ted Lowery

Ted Lowery on declaratory proceedings arising out of a PFI contract

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I’m a contractor... get me out of here!


Tony Bingham cheers the appeal court judges who have hacked away 20 years growth of confusion around payment notices

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A new apprenticeship scheme makes the architecture profession more viable


The new scheme opens doors for more people who want to join the profession, including HLM’s Daniel Stokes

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