Tag : Construction
More than a third of Northern Irish construction firms are set to make redundancies if political uncertainty caused by the collapse of the country’s government and Brexit is not resolved soon, according to a new report.
Vital upgrades to Gatwick Airport’s railway station have yet to be fully approved by Crawley Borough Council planning committee despite its unanimous support for the improvements.
Construction begins on Antarctic wharf Subscription
Construction of the new 74-metre long wharf at the Rothera Research Station in the Antarctic has begun.
Conservative MP Peter Aldous has told New Civil Engineer that his bill to reform retention payment practices in the construction industry is unlikely to succeed.
Firms including Mace, Balfour Beatty and Ferrovial have signed up to a plan from Heathrow Airport’ operator to deliver 10,000 apprenticeships by 2030 as it prepares to expand.
An £18M government fund has been set up to improve digital construction technology.
Nine lLeading industry bodies have urged the government to address skills shortages in construction as Brexit uncertainty threatens to undermine efforts to recruit from other European Union (EU) countries.
Bricks from waste mooted to boost sustainabilitySubscription
Fired-clay bricks incorporating biosolids could solve the construction sector’s sustainablity woes, researchers have claimed.
Construction sector inquiry launched in ScotlandSubscription
A Scottish Parliament select committee has launched an inquiry into the country’s construction industry.
Grenfell cladding firm snaps up Kier directorSubscription
Kier regional operations director Mark Norris is leaving the firm to join Rydon Construction.