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  • Interserve has confirmed that Dougie Sutherland, managing director of the development division, is stepping down from the board with immediate effect. He played a key role in the ‘Fit for Growth’ busi ...
  • Scientists have created flags that can generate electrical energy using wind and solar power. The novel wind and solar energy-harvesting flags have been developed using flexible piezoelectric strips a ...
  • Two established UK firms have responded to the UK’s housing crisis by this week announcing offsite manufacturing initiatives aimed specifically at the social housing sector. Engineering giant Atkins h ...
  • Highways England is seeking new ideas on how roads are designed, managed and used. A pot of £20m is to be shared out among research projects that help develop ‘digital’ roads and/or improve air qualit ...
  • Construction has begun on the 550m tall Burj Jumeira skyscraper located opposite Sheikh Zayed Road in Al Sufouh in western Dubai. Dubai Holding, the investment firm behind the project, says the tower’ ...
  • Manuelle Gautrand has designed a 400 unit mixed housing block for the futuristic Hyde Park district in Amsterdam. The homes are divided into nine buildings that make up "thematic" houses organized aro ...
  • Espen Surnevik's replacement for a 19th-century church lost to a fire in the Norwegian village of Våler has pyramidal timber roofs that funnel daylight into its worship spaces. Våler Kirke replaces th ...
  • Karl Bateman, National Specifier Manager at Calor, dispels some of the common installer myths surrounding LPG... There isn’t much customer demand for LPG installations Nearly four million rural homes ...
  • Domus Ventilation - formerly known as Polypipe Ventilation – has expanded its CMX range of Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) units with the launch of the CMX-MULTI, an extremely compact and highly ...
  • While other indicators suggest that the UK construction industry is hovering on the brink of a downturn, an old-fashioned headcount of tower cranes suggests we’re booming. According to Deloitte’s late ...
  • Interserve has agreed a rescue deal that could see it cut its debts from £600 million to around £275 million by issuing new shares. The outsourcing giant, which had refinanced its debt in March last y ...
  • Applying smart building technology to HVAC systems has vast potential. Technologies such as IoT can help meet current and future energy goals by providing the needed tools. Many believe that a smart b ...
  • Growth slowed to weakest rate in 10 months in January, according to PMI survey. Mounting fears over a no-deal Brexit are causing delays to new building projects across the UK, according to a survey th ...
  • Unless parliament rushes through an 11th hour extension, on Friday 29th March 2019 the UK ceases to be a member of the European Union. There is not yet any deal in place to preserve the UK’s smooth tr ...
  • The government is to pour £38m into new classrooms, building refurbishments and equipment upgrades ahead of the introduction of T Level construction and building services engineering courses. The mone ...
  • The timber sector is up in arms over the Government’s ban on combustibles in new high-rise buildings – but how will the ruling impact the market? Stephen Cousins reports. The UK stands at the forefron ...
  • University of Pennsylvania engineers have altered a sheet of nickel to produce a material they call "metallic wood", which is extremely strong and light. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvani ...
  • Architecture and technology company AI SpaceFactory has completed the autonomous construction of MARSHA, a proposal for a Martian surface habitat for NASA. The 3D printed shelter is one of five finali ...
  • Australian robotics firm FBR is to collaborate with a building products business in order to offer robot-built block walls. FBR developed the Hadrian X brick-laying robot (link opens in new tab). It h ...
  • Trade shows have been an instrumental part of our success, and we wanted to take this opportunity to share with you what we've learned and how they've benefited us so that if you so wish, you may do s ...
  • RCM – Roofing and Cladding Materials Limited are pleased to announce the opening of warehousing facilities in Wishaw, Scotland.
  • It’s been nearly four years since we launched 'Construction Buzz’ back in March 2015, and since then we’ve shared some of the most interesting and life-changing stories in the industry.
  • Nick Pearce Strategic Director at brand and communications consultancy JPC, shares three must-do things when bidding for large contracts.
  • 19 November 2018: The highest-performing construction companies and suppliers in the UK and Ireland have triumphed at the 2018 National Considerate Constructors Scheme Company and Supplier Awards. The ...

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