International Women in Engineering Day: Why engineering

2017-06-23T13:08:00+01:00By Zahra Ghaffari

The construction sector can combat pre-conceived ideas of a male-dominated industry to increase the breadth of opportunities there are for women in engineering


Social housing must embrace modular

2017-06-15T10:29:00+01:00By Mike Williams

Housing associations can make savings and get more control over supply by adopting modular

Keith Brooks

Fixing construction

2017-05-03T06:00:00+01:00By Keith Brooks2 comments

BIM encourages collaboration but the industry needs to go much further and change the way things are done from the start to the end of a project

Iain Parker

Globalisation can be a force for good


This creeping anti-trade rhetoric threatens years of growing connectivity and collaboration - construction’s future relies on a healthy and global exchange of ideas

Rob Leslie-Carter

It's all about human-machine collaboration

2017-04-28T10:29:00+01:00By Rob Leslie-Carter

As automation gains ground we will have to redesign people’s jobs but are there essential human skills required in project management? A new report explores the issues

Susannah Donaldson

What are you doing about gender pay gap reporting?

2017-04-06T11:10:00+01:00By Susannah Donaldson

New rules on publishing gender pay gap data have come into force, and many in construction appear to be ahead of the curve in planning their strategies


Price rises from suppliers should be challenged

2017-03-15T13:05:00+00:00By Mike Williams

Material costs are on the up but housing associations can secure better deals from the supply chain if they know how

Rennie Dalrymple

Why Mipim matters

2017-03-13T10:01:00+00:00By Rennie Dalrymple

This year’s Mipim is set to be just as jam-packed as 2016, with about 23,000 participants from 90 countries

Sarah McCann-Bartlett

Mind the tender price gap

2017-03-08T06:00:00+00:00By Sarah McCann-Bartlett

Cost pressures have hit new highs, creating a lag between initial project costs and the final tender price, so what’s to be done?

Helen Gough

The need for International Women's Day


Gender equality in the workplace is not a ‘women’s issue’, the fact that it is still an aspiration has huge economic implications for us all

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