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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Apprentices are "good for your business" and homeowners are more likely to choose a building firm if they are training the next generation of tradespeople, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Construction firm Structural Metal Decks Limited (SMDL) has been fined more than £100,000 after a worker was paralysed following a fall from insecure decking at a building site in Kilsyth.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

A fall in the value of the pound following the UK's decision to quit the European Union has seen London slip out of the top three most expensive cities to build, a study reveals.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

In an effort to address the crippling skills shortage in the construction sector and to mark National Apprenticeship Week, Hanson UK is looking for school leavers to join its apprenticeship scheme.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Chelsea Football Club has been given the green light to build a £500 million stadium on the site of its current Stamford Bridge ground.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Wandsworth Council appoints Higgins Construction to deliver homes and health centre as part of regeneration of borough.

Monday, 6 March 2017

The number of construction apprentices in Scotland has hit a six-year high, new figures reveal.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Skanska has partnered with The Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE) to offer more support to future apprentices at the start of National Apprenticeship Week.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Bedfordshire-based contractor Anthony West has been fined almost £3,000 after failing to carry out suitable assessment of asbestos removal work.

Monday, 6 March 2017

In a move to inspire and enable project collaboration, the next evolution of the New Engineering Contract (NEC) for the construction industry will be available later this year.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Ecobuild is back next week with organisers promising an immersive exhibition and conference programme that will redefine sustainability, identify future growth sectors and tackle the housing crisis.

Friday, 3 March 2017

The brightest and best female achievers in the house building and wider construction industries gathered at the Hilton in Manchester for the biggest ever Women in Construction Awards this week.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Civil engineering led growth as output in the UK construction industry rose for the sixth consecutive month in February, but housebuilding slumped to a six-month low as costs soared to an eight-year high, the latest statistics reveal.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Trade unions will urge Haringey Council to rethink a controversial decision to name Lend Lease as its preferred joint venture partner during a special meeting of a scrutiny committee this evening.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has launched its annual child safety campaign.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

SES Engineering Services has been chosen to deliver mechanical and electrical (M&E) on student accommodation at Coventry's Godiva Place.

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Features

2017-05-25 09:41

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is growing in popularity and is now mandatory for centrally funded public-sector projects. Experts and the curious are gathering more and more frequently at dedicated congresses, exhibitions and workshops. Many people are now asking: Where does the UK stand on the issue of BIM and the digitisation of the construction industry?

2017-05-10 11:47

Opening site doors to more females is vital to plugging the construction skills gap, reports Claire Cameron

THE construction industry continues to be plagued by a well-documented skills gap with some suggesting the shortage could get worse before it gets better.

2017-05-08 15:27

If you work on a building site, are self-employed or have a zero-hours contract, you might be surprised to know you work in the ”gig economy”. This is the economy characterised by temporary work and irregular hours, pay and working conditions.

2017-03-29 11:31

Jeremy Gould, VP sales Europe, TomTom Telematics, discusses how technological developments in vehicle telematics have opened up new workflow management possibilities for the construction industry

2017-03-21 10:31

With the demand of oil increasing, it’s estimated that the Earth will reach its full capacity for oil consumption at some point within the next 20 years. This is despite the production of oil decreasing, and the construction industry is no exception to this, reports Niftylift.

2017-03-17 11:55

With construction firms leading the way in drone technology, Claire Cameron takes a closer look at how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can be used onsite

2017-03-07 17:20

While the physical safety of workers is prioritised on construction sites, mental health is often overlooked, reports Claire Cameron

2017-02-28 15:53

As part of an ongoing revamp, the Joint Contracts Tribunal has rolled out an updated suite of standard form construction contracts for Design & Build. John Cleaveley, partner and head of construction at Weightmans LLP, takes a look at the changes

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