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Firm behind Aecom's stalled Docklands tower mulls next move

2018-12-13T06:00:00+00:00By

Changes in resi sector may force Spire London developer to redraw plans for 67-storey building

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East London towers approved at appeal

2018-12-13T06:00:00+00:00By Jim Dunton

Inspector overturns Tower Hamlets decision on a major proposal for second time in weeks

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Aggregate Industries rejigs top brass

2018-12-13T05:00:00+00:00By

Guy Edwards to head up UK business

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Government's nuclear plans in tatters after reports say Welsh plant may be axed

2018-12-13T06:00:00+00:00By

Hitachi to decided next week on Anglesey nuclear development

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Mace tells EU staff they have firm’s support in face of hard Brexit...

2018-12-12T06:00:00+00:00By

Chief executive Mark Reynolds says ongoing Brexit uncertainty ‘making it very hard’ for industry to plan properly

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Building's Projects of the Year 2018 - part 1

2018-12-12T06:00:00+00:00By

An embassy, a giant greenhouse, a metropolitan retail redevelopment, a Scottish museum and a totemic tower. Ike Ijeh rounds up the year’s architectural excitements

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2018-12-12T06:00:00+00:00

We want to find out more about how you and your organisation are trying to protect your business. Complete our five-minute survey and you will be entered into a prize draw to win £50 in Amazon vouchers

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Modular construction is not the only future

2018-12-12T06:00:00+00:00By

We should stop automatically reaching for modular as a response and ask instead, what is the question?

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    Cost update Q3 2018

    2018-12-11T12:46:00+00:00By David Holmes

    A quarterly analysis of changes to the main construction cost indices, material prices and labour costs shows continuing upward movement

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    Interview: Dar's Andrew Loudon talks to Building

    2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By

    Dar may still be an unfamiliar name to many, but the Beirut-based owner of Currie & Brown, Elementa and Perkins+Will has ambitions to grow its operations rapidly in the UK, Brexit notwithstanding

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    Hackitt review and regaining trust: ‘The industry has created a monster’

    2018-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Jonathan Owen

    With the government’s formal response to the Hackitt review of building regulations and fire safety expected soon, a panel of industry experts at Building Live discussed their own responses – and how trust in the sector can be won back

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  • Contractors' Salary Survey 2018: Ready for the off

  • Why is high finance so interested in affordable housing?

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  • Is this the end of the road for Help to Buy?

  • Combustible materials ban: what would it mean?

  • Top 150 Consultants 2018 - league table

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Building's Projects of the Year 2018 - part 1

2018-12-12T06:00:00+00:00By

An embassy, a giant greenhouse, a metropolitan retail redevelopment, a Scottish museum and a totemic tower. Ike Ijeh rounds up the year’s architectural excitements

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2018 has been a year of anger and frustration for construction - but we are resilient and on the cusp of change

2018-12-11T13:24:00+00:00By

This year has highlighted some ugly aspects of the industry – like unfair payment practices and sex discrimination – but a wave of initiatives are providing a toolkit for change

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Development needs to focus on biodiversity to help people and nature

2018-12-11T12:17:00+00:00By

Last week, the world’s leading politicians, top policy wonks and the most decorated climate scientists are gathering in Katowice in Poland for COP24, the UN’s climate change conference. As with most of the climate change conferences in recent history, the backdrop is grim.

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Building Live: refresh yourselves

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By

Building Live showed what contrasting opinions people have on construction issues and proved how much they care about the industry they work in

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Construction industry gossip: Make good choices

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By Hansom

A Yorkshireman questions why procurement can’t be like buying a loaf of bread and the builders of the tallest tower want their workers to have the healthiest diet

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Thought for tomorrow: Rise of the architects

2018-12-07T06:00:00+00:00By Dexter Moren

We ask readers to share their visions of the industry in 25 years’ time. Here, Dexter Moren foresees technology offering greater power and control to designers

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Legal: From Russia without love

2018-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Hamish Lal

International construction arbitration practitioners often stress the positives of arbitration: using the so-called “five Es” of efficiency, expedition, expertise, evenhandedness and enforceability.

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  • In pictures: Alexandra Palace's £27m revamp opens to public

  • Image of the week: Mellow yellow

  • Sketch of the week: 2018 Engineering Sketches Prize

  • New images of Adjaye's Holocaust Memorial revealed

  • Green light for £100m Bournemouth scheme