There is a huge difference between the emissions predicted at a building’s design stage and their actual performance. But shared data presents an opportunity for the industry to close the gap.
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As the BIM Level 2 deadline approaches, these six specialists have all demonstrated excellence in the use of building information modelling.
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Drones, wearable technology, new scaffold boards, cloud-based BIM platforms and a kerb-cutting machine are just some of the innovations that have made our shortlist.
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Facing the need to surpass client expectations, react to regulations and find efficiencies while maintaining quality, these nine companies are leading the way in this market.
Forecasting in today’s economic climate can be a tricky business.
Productivity in construction has been making headlines of late, but can it be the case that, as George Osborne stated in last summer’s Budget, “we don’t train enough, or build enough or invest enough”?
The confident attitude of 2015 has been more tempered of late – a series of poor quarterly ONS growth figures may translate into a confirmed contraction in the final quarter of last year.
Oil is currently one of the main drivers of the global economy and prices have been in freefall with rates reaching $28 (£20) a barrel.
Exton Estates, on behalf of Rockspring Property Investment Managers and Clearbell, has begun the development of The Bower, a 140,000 sq ft office HQ at Stockley Park in west London.
The scheme has been commissioned by the Silvertown Partnership and is part of a £3.5bn Docklands Silvertown Regen project.
Construction News features editor Daniel Kemp went on a stadium tour of Lyon’s new stadium, Stade des Lumières.
Hammerson development manager Guy Wells discusses how the firm dealt with the 7 m difference between principal level of Southampton city centre and the site level.
Bam Construct project manager Nick Howdle discusses meeting tricky time-pressures and offsite manufacturing.
Blueprint chief executive Nick Ebbs discusses low-carbon, low-energy homes, and the view.
Construction News visits Canary Wharf’s mixed-use development, New Phase.
A new viaduct has come into operation at London Bridge following 10 days of engineering work over the Christmas period.
Timelapse captures the action as 4,000-tonne bridge is installed underneath the railway line at the Port of Immingham during the festive period.
View some of the top video content shared and created by Construction News in 2015
Arcadis head of strategic research and insight Simon Rawlinson talks the “real challenge for the industry” following chancellor George Osborne’s Spending Review speech.
CPA economics director has his say on how the government’s Spending Review affects the industry.
A tower crane gets erected at the 103 Colmore Row site as NatWest Tower demolition gets underway.
The Summit saw clients and contractors come together to discuss increased collaboration.
Watch our highlights video from the Construction News Summit 2015.
Take a look at some of the other video highlights from day two of the CN Summit.
Connect Scaffolding reveals the positives of delicate heritage job despite main contractor’s administration.