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  • The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a £150m scheme to upgrade Gatwick Airport station, claiming that tens of millions of rail passengers travelling to and from Gatwick will benefit from i ...
  • Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission publishes interim report. Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission publishes interim report. Retail parks and supermarkets could be turned into new ...
  • Skills Group's Industrial Programme Manager, Christian Snaith, offers his views on how apprenticeships and the encouragement of new talent into the Construction sector have never been so important to ...
  • Topping the league table for June 2019 is the joint venture to deliver the SRP Process Facility at Sellafield valued at £1.5billion, which involves Wood Group, Doosan Babcock, KBR and Morgan Sindall C ...
  • The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity, founder of ‘Building Mental Health’, an online portal set up by active industry volunteers discusses the five-step framework to help the construction sect ...
  • A team of researchers from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia has produced a device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water. Wri ...
  • The government of Moscow has announced that construction work will go ahead on the tallest residential building in Europe in the city’s International Business Centre. The 405m “One Tower”, designed by ...
  • Thousands of wooden spikes cover scaffolding to form this pavilion that Mexico City studio Pedro & Juana has built to host the MoMA PS1's summer music series. Pedro & Juana, a Mexican design studio fo ...
  • Modular construction could transform the construction market, offering possible savings of up to 20% while significantly reducing the construction time by up to 50%. The process would involve part of ...
  • When most people hear the word ‘cartel’ it conjures up images of serious organised crime, drug barons, Pablo Escobar... All things you’re more likely to see on a Netflix documentary than close to home ...
  • A new study from Insulation Express examines how the UK construction sector can reduce plastic usage. The UK construction industry generates around 5o,000 tonnes of plastic waste a year and it has inc ...
  • According to a survey by the company Randstad there has been a nine per cent increase in salary review requests in the last year due to a Brexodus of EU workers. The survey, issued by the company whic ...
  • Looking back 20 years to the time of the Egan report ‘Rethinking Construction’ (published in 1998), construction was an industry characterised by low margins and poor investment in capital and R&D, wi ...
  • A group led by Mark Farmer, influential strategist on modern methods of construction, supported by Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched an open source application to accelerate the design of prec ...
  • The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and UCL President & Provost, Professor Michael Arthur, today broke ground at UCL East as construction begins on the pioneering new campus. Works are also underway on t ...
  • Architecture studio Precht has unveiled Bert, a conceptual modular treehouse shaped like a tree trunk, with large round windows designed to make it look like the single-eyed character from the film Mi ...
  • Istanbul-based Studio Vertebra has designed a new science center and technology park in Gaziantep, Turkey. Called the Naci Topcuoglu Science Centre, the project was made to add value to the region wit ...
  • CX Landscape has released details of their proposal for the “Ribbons of Life,” a living bridge for Canberra, Australia. Submitted as part of the Remaking Lost Connections design competition organized ...
  • The Royal Institute of British Architects has named the 54 winners of its national awards, including the V&A Dundee by Kengo Kuma, Heatherwick's Coal Drops Yardand Peter Zumthor's Secular Retreat. Pre ...
  • Ikea could be building homes in the UK after a council in the south of England agreed to work with a developer owned by the flat-pack retailer. Worthing Council is considering a deal with BoKlok, owne ...
  • The CEO of Mace, Mark Reynolds, says whether it is Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt that ends up in Number 10, they would do well to take note of the emerging evidence demonstrating the link between build ...
  • Theresa May has called for mandatory design standards for new houses, saying the number of "tiny homes" with little storage on the market is indefensible. The prime minister said the lack of universal ...
  • The masterplan to regenerate the vast former steelworks site at Ravenscraig near Motherwell has been approved paving the way for 30 years of construction work. North Lanarkshire Council has given plan ...
  • The average value of UK construction disputes fell by 47% in 2018 although they are now taking longer to resolve. That’s according to Arcadis, which put the average value of UK construction disputes a ...

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