All Data articles – Page 13

  • Michael Dall
    Comment

    It’s not all doom and gloom

    2016-05-18T12:22:00Z

    A Brexit is a real economic risk but a vote to remain could see sunshine replace the gloom in the second half of the year

  • Sydney
    Features

    Global city focus: Sydney

    2016-05-12T06:00:00Z

    Sydney has a strong government with clear plans and the financing to achieve growth. Ciara Walker and Stephen Taylor from Arcadis explore Sydney’s massive investment in infrastructure to reconnect and regenerate the city

  • Tracker Index
    Features

    Tracker: March 2016

    2016-05-06T06:00:00Z

    The construction activity index returned to growth following successive decreases in January and February, but the repair and maintenance index had a poor month with a 13-point fall

  • LTthumb
    Features

    Lead times: Jan - Mar 2016

    2016-04-25T14:37:00Z

    After a period of increase due to heavier workloads, lead times seem to be levelling off. But fit-out and finishing trades are still in hot demand

  • barbour report logo
    News

    Barbour ABI's April market review is out now

    2016-04-21T11:44:00Z

    Barbour ABI’s Economic Construction Market Review for April is now available to download

  • John Moores University, Liverpool
    News

    Lendlease takes top spot in contractor tables

    2016-04-20T06:00:00Z

    Firm charge up both tables after securing big contract wins in London and Liverpool

  • Michael Dall
    Comment

    Brexit strategy

    2016-04-20T06:00:00Z

    Uncertainty around the EU referendum is hampering commercial activity while private housing continues to grow

  • Figure 1: Concrete framed structure in London
    Features

    Whole-life carbon: Structural systems

    2016-04-19T11:06:00Z

    The embodied carbon of a non-domestic development can be altered to a significant degree depending on the choice of materials used in its structural system

  • useful
    News

    CPA downgrades growth projections again

    2016-04-18T12:46:00Z

    ‘Brexit’ fears, global economic jitters and skills shortages blamed for latest drop

  • Delivery van
    Features

    Cost model: Retail distribution centres

    2016-04-12T11:36:00Z

    A growing urban population with complex buying behaviours will require a dynamic and agile logistics network from UK retailers keen to make the most of this fast-moving market

  • Thermal image
    Features

    Sustainability: Energy efficiency

    2016-04-05T15:28:00Z

    We all know the benefits of energy efficiency in buildings, yet the amount of investment in carbon reduction is still well below the level needed to hit upcoming targets

  • Tracker Index
    Features

    Tracker: February 2016

    2016-03-30T11:24:00Z

    The construction activity index suffers a contraction, with many sub-sectors following suit. But the orders index continues to improve

  • Features

    Building intelligence: Q4 2015

    2016-03-30T06:00:00Z

    The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that total construction output was up for the third consecutive year, but the rate of growth is slowing

  • Motorway
    Features

    Infrastructure: Smart motorways

    2016-03-23T06:00:00Z

    Smart motorways could solve rising traffic volumes and congestion in the UK, and have led to Highways England finding an extra third of capacity in our existing motorway network

  • haydn-mursell_L1001715
    News

    Kier grabs top spot in contractor tables

    2016-03-18T06:00:00Z

    Balfour Beatty, Willmott Dixon and ISG also enjoy strong months for contract wins

  • Michael Dall
    Comment

    Reasons to be cheerful

    2016-03-18T06:00:00Z

    Output might have dropped in January but it turns out construction ended 2015 better than we thought

  • barbour report logo
    News

    Barbour ABI's March market review is out now

    2016-03-17T17:34:00Z

    Barbour ABI’s Economic Construction Market Review for March is now available to download

  • Metal-prices
    Features

    Cost update Q4 2015

    2016-03-15T16:24:00Z

    Labour costs continue to be the primary driver of building cost inflation in last year’s final quarter, with a mixed picture still for building materials

  • Guangzhou
    Features

    Global city focus: China's Pearl River Delta

    2016-03-11T07:00:00Z

    Connectivity between the cities of China’s Pearl River Delta is key to economic development. Investment in advanced infrastructure is creating the world’s first ‘megalopolis’

  • Graph 2
    Features

    Tracker: January 2016

    2016-03-02T13:00:00Z

    Despite falling in January the construction activity index remains in positive territory, with the repair and maintenance sector reaching its highest value since July 2014