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UKCW Birmingham: 4-6 October 2022 | NEC
UKCW London: 2-4 May 2023 | ExCeL

 

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  • CITB experts are predicting an extra 168,500 new construction jobs will be created over the next five years despite the uncertainty of Brexit. The training body’s annual Construction Skills Network (C ...
  • Further details have been revealed of a £6.5m R&D project that aims to modernise house-building. The project was one of last month's winners of a pot of government funding.  The Construction Scotland ...
  • After a generation in the doghouse, concrete is more fashionable than ever. So why don’t we take better care of our brutalist architecture? Love it or loathe it, concrete is everywhere. It is not only ...
  • Scottish Power has announced a £2bn investment plan for this year, including installing battery storage for UK wind turbines and charging points for electric vehicles. It said that the spending of up ...
  • Machine technology and a zero-waste policy are boosting efficiency on a major housing development in Oxfordshire. David Taylor reports. The post-recessionary boom in house-building has proved a godsen ...
  • An innovative new show for the concrete and associated industries Concrete Expo presents a fantastic opportunity to take full advantage of an exciting new event for the concrete industry, whilst also ...
  • SOM has revealed their design for the world’s first floating eco-park along the Chicago River. Called Wild Mile Chicago, the project is sited between Chicago and North avenues along the east side of G ...
  • The Norwegian parliament (Stortinget) has started research into submerged floating tube bridges to be used along the E39 Coastal Highway Route between the cities of Kristiansand and Trondheim in West ...
  • The latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living series features a sustainable 3D-printed house made with soil and agricultural waste. Italian 3D-printing technology developer WASP, built the house t ...
  • Survey reveals shocking use of plastics and packaging in construction 18 February 2019: The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched its industry-wide campaign ‘Spotlight on...plastics and packagi ...
  • A BOOM in construction jobs fuelled a 50,500 surge in the numbers at work in Ireland last year. But employment in the building industry has not bounced back to Celtic Tiger levels. New figures reveal ...
  • A detailed analysis of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, with or without a deal, has shown that it will have little or no impact on UK construction, Laing O’Rourke has determined. The analy ...

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