Foreign direct investment has been increasing across all sectors of the UK economy – including in construction and infrastructure. What impact will this have on these sectors and why is the UK an attractive place for foreign investors?
In September last year a coalition of business, industry, environment and academic leaders united to undertake an independent evidence-based ’needs assessment’ for the UK – known as the NNA.
The state of occupational health in construction is now very much on the agenda.
The adoption of BIM in the UK is a very good story – so far.
With all the noise surrounding the EU referendum, you could be forgiven for forgetting the Housing and Planning Bill is still working its way through parliament.
Lack of skilled labour, shortage of materials, rising costs and delays to builds.
Acting responsibly, attracting and retaining talent and winning work sounds like a simple formula, but it’s harder than it seems.
With the Planning and Housing Bill passing quickly through the House of Commons with minimal fuss, government ministers could be forgiven for feeling rather confident about how easily the bill might pass through the Lords.
More than two-thirds of respondents to CN’s Q1 Barometer say clients are considering delaying or cancelling jobs due to cost increases.
Devolution is certainly in vogue at the moment and with plans for more UK cities to get new mayors over the next year, it is probably a good time to think about the key ingredients in making smart cities a reality.
L&Q, Hyde Group and East Thames are the latest housing associations to open talks on a merger.
As the Samuel Johnson quote goes, “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life”.
This week, I climbed to the top of Battersea Power Station.
Simon Kirby talks to Construction News about the UK’s largest infrastructure project and why firms will have to go ‘way beyond’ what they already know.
Galliford Try has stressed the significance of community engagement with its Project Angel scheme in Northampton.
Construction News visits Crossrail to check out the progress made at Paddington Station.
Watch Bam Construct project manager Alan Bell discuss the unique challenge of using bespoke brick designs for the Coventry University build
The revamped International Broadcast Centre’ in London’s Olympic Park features a facade of 3,000 glass panels, each of them made up of a unique ‘dazzle’ frit pattern.
Watch a behind-the-scenes tour of Crossrail’s Liverpool Street station to see the progress made.
Bam Construction invited Construction News to the giant King’s Cross project to see how technology is supporting construction
Bam Construction invited Construction News to the giant King’s Cross project to see how technology is supporting construction.
Cabinet member of regeneration & housing for Haringey Alan Strickland comments on the longlist for the council’s £2bn development pipeline.
KPMG UK head of infrastructure, building and construction Richard Threlfall has given his reaction to Budget 2016.
Lendlease operations director Christopher Howcroft talks through the firm’s innovative cladding system on the Stratford job.
Find out how main contractor Kier has maximised efficiency at the site through innovative techniques.
Manchester Airport has unveiled a flythrough video showing how the airport will look in 10 years following its £1bn investment.
Ramboll associate Jackie Heath discusses proximity problems with the London Underground on Balfour’s Lighthouse rebuild job.
Balfour Beatty was called upon to reconnect the east and west side of Tadcaster following the partial collapse of a bridge over the River Wharfe on 29 December.
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.