Roxane McMeeken

  • Prater round table

    Terms of engagement


    From next year all centrally procured public projects will have to use BIM Level 2 and yet our industry still seems woefully unprepared. Building asked a panel of BIM enthusiasts how they would get construction more fully engaged to reap the technology’s benefits

  • Nuclear - Sellafield

    UK nuclear programme: Time to react


    Delays to the UK’s programme could leave us with an energy generation gap in just a few years

  • Volograd Stadium On the Volga river, Volgograd, Russia Capacity 45,015

    The beautiful game: World Cups in Qatar and Russia


    England’s loss of its World Cup bid could be the UK construction industry’s gain. Qatar and Russia have billions of dollars to build stadiums and infrastructure from scratch but, says Roxane McMeeken, it’s us Brits that have the relevant talents and experience. So how easy will it be to win ...

  • Moose in Canada

    Canada: the friendly careers frontier


    For pioneering UK construction professionals scanning the international horizon, there can be few places more attractive than a country with English speakers, simple contracts, nice big scenery and lots of work

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    Risk of insolvency


    When giants like Connaught and Rok go into freefall, they often knock out others on their way down. Roxane McMeeken asks the experts how SMEs can protect themselves from insolvency higher up the supply chain

  • John McAlsan

    John McAslan: Our man in Haiti


    John McAslan has a lot on his mind. First, the huge housing design competition he’s running for the Haitian government. Back at home, meanwhile, his practice is working on a concourse at King’s Cross and a Crossrail station at Bond Street

  • Central St Giles scheme in London

    Clients wary of Davis Langdon deal with Aecom


    Clients have reacted with a mixture of scepticism and anger to Aecom’s £204m takeover of Davis Langdon, with one senior figure labelling the move “unfortunate” and a “pity”

  • News

    Residential salary survey - take part!


    Your chance to air your views, anonymously, in our annual resi survey

  • Duke of Cambridge

    101 under 28: They’re the young generation and they’ve got something to say


    101 Under 28: This week, Building launches a project to find out what construction’s younger generation really think about the industry they’ve chosen to spend their careers in. Roxane McMeeken conducted an initial survey of our sample group, then took three of them to the pub to grill them further ...

  • Dakar

    Capita Symonds on first West African PPP highway


    British consultant to support lenders behind €200m toll road in Senegal

  • Nehru stadium, Delhi

    Delhi Games deaths soar to 42


    2010 Commonwealth Games construction hit by corruption allegations

  • News

    Aldar loses £136m in first half of 2010


    Abu Dhabi’s biggest developer reports loss for the third consecutive quarter

  • The gate Dubai

    Is it time to leave the Middle East?


    You would forgive UK firms for clambering over each other to escape from Dubai at the moment, yet Hopkins and WSP have vowed to keep their offices open. So do they know something other companies don’t?

  • The Tian Tan Buddha presides over the altar of heaven on Lantau island in Hong Kong

    International salary survey 2010: Foreign office


    As the UAE continues to struggle, other areas are emerging as career hotspots for workers who want to see the world

  • Dubai construction waste

    Hopkins to stay in Dubai despite legal wrangle


    Hopkins Architects is to keep its office in Dubai, despite being embroiled in a 30m dirhams (£5.4m) legal battle with state-owned developer Dubai Properties and having little work in the emirate

  • morrell

    Morrell to simplify pre-qualification


    Chief construction adviser: industry was guilty of “irrational exuberance”

  • Roxane

    On the menu


    With the private sector still subsisting on scraps and the non-infrastructure public sector just grateful that its provisions weren’t cut any further in the emergency Budget, the infrastructure market represents a veritable feast at the moment. So welcome to the latest in our infrastructure market reports

  • Max Stafford

    Boost to Pledge as JRP hires intern


    Interns can gain valuable experience, boost their CV and plug temporary skills gaps, says consultant

  • Dixon Jones, Squire and Partners and Kim Wilkie Associates were appointed last year to come up with a new masterplan

    Architects: Prince must vow to stop meddling


    Architects have called on Prince Charles to formally pledge not to interfere in the planning system

  • china

    John Prescott tells China it must reveal CO2 emissions


    Challenge is issued at CIOB’s global construction summit in Shanghai today

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