23 February 2018

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    Just for starters

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    Construction has not had an auspicious start to 2018, and ongoing trends of government interference and uncertainty over Brexit don’t signal much sign of improvement

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    Hansom: Damage limitation

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    We learn that Galliford Try and Balfour Beatty were due a huge whack of money the day Carillion collapsed, new guidelines follow the Presidents Club scandal and it proves difficult to hide a whole house

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    Image of the week: Race to the bottom

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    The 2018 Winter Olympics comes to an end this week

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    Analysis: RIP PFI?

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    Reports of the death of PFI may have been exaggerated, but there’s no question it’s been ailing for a long while. Is Carillion’s collapse the last nail in its coffin? And if so, what’s going to replace it?

  • Tom broughton 2017 bw
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    Leader: Contracting - it's a fine line

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    The debate about margins has come into sharper focus in recent weeks, but the industry should be wary about disrupting an underlying positive culture

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    70 St Mary Axe - ahead of the curve

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    The distinctive sloping roof of 70 St Mary Axe has earned it the nickname ‘The Can of Ham’. But to fulfil the demands of the build programme, Mace has had to adopt ultra-efficient methods that think outside the box

  • Tony smith bw 2018
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    Could 2018 be construction's greenest year yet?

    2018-02-22T15:56:00Z

    The industry isn’t quite there yet, but with the increased interest and innovation in sustainability, coupled with tougher targets from policy makers, we’re closer than ever

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    Case in focus: Off on a frolic?

    2018-02-22T15:21:00Z

    Having raised specific questions, had the adjudicator breached natural justice by coming to a conclusion that was different from the answers provided by the parties?

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    Legal: All together now

    2018-02-22T15:18:00Z

    It’s time to draw together the scattered pieces of construction law to form a uniform construction code, say Rudi Klein and Philip Harris

  • Edward lamport bw 2018
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    Delay claims - managing risk in uncertain climate

    2018-02-22T14:55:00Z

    While the common causes of delay remain of concern to contract parties, recent events add further considerations for contractors keen to understand potential exposure to project delays