22 September 2017

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    Features

    Market review: Subdued growth

    2017-09-25T14:57:00Z

    Construction output continues to dip against a background of rising inflation and slowing wider economic growth

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    Features

    This week in 1977

    2017-09-22T12:22:00Z

    As the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire gets under way, with a parallel review of fire and safety regulations, Building was reminded of when it interviewed a fire safety professional who had plenty to say that is only too relevant for 2017.

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    Features

    Sketch of the week: Dollar Bay

    2017-09-22T12:20:00Z

    This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Christian Male, partner at SimpsonHaugh.

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    Comment

    The end of the affair?

    2017-09-22T12:17:00Z

    Robert Akenhead returns with a column highlighting a recent inventive use of debt recovery legislation to recoup the costs of an adjudication

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    Features

    All over the place

    2017-09-22T11:49:00Z

    The differences between regulations in the four UK nations have grown since some legislative powers were devolved in Scotland and Wales

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    Archive Titles

    The inefficiency problem

    Most businesses identify productivity growth as one of their biggest challenges. Integrating technology into the design process can help your business become more efficient than ever before

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    Comment

    Hansom: Taking time out

    2017-09-22T10:27:00Z

    This week, we’re at Ascot with Balfour, Mitie moves to the Shard, Foster is deluged by CVs, and Dulux paints the mood of the nation

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    Comment

    All bets are still on

    2017-09-22T10:25:00Z

    Construction activity has shrunk in the second quarter as the uncertain environment has taken hold

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    Comment

    CPA/Barbour ABI Index: Bouncing back

    2017-09-22T10:08:00Z

    New construction contract awards picked up in August, after the dip in July

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    News

    Wates tops the tables with £110m Lillie Square contract

    2017-09-22T10:07:00Z

    Firm bags 19 contracts to head table dominated by housing, infrastructure and university sports facilities