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Interserve enters new round of rescue talks

2018-12-08T12:14:00+00:00By

Creditors could take control of the contractor

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Timeline: How Interserve got itself into this mess

2018-12-10T06:00:00+00:00By

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

2018-12-10T06:00:00+00:00By

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

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

2018-12-10T06:00:00+00:00By

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

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

2018-12-10T06:00:00+00:00By

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

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

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

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

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Interview: Dar's Andrew Loudon talks to Building

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

Dar may still be an unfamiliar name to many, but the Beirut-based owner of Currie & Brown, Elementa and Perkins+Will has ambitions to grow its operations rapidly in the UK, Brexit notwithstanding

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Building Live: refresh yourselves

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

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

2018-12-05T06:00:00+00:00By

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!

2018-12-05T06:00:00+00:00By

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

2018-12-05T11:23:00+00:00By

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

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