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There are more than 500 tall buildings currently in London’s construction pipeline. But against the backdrop of widespread skills shortages and the complications of Brexit, building them is presenting fresh challenges for the industry.
Five new nuclear sites with as many as 12 new reactors are set to be built in the UK over the next decade. The question is whether the sector has the required pool of skills to deliver the government’s ambitions.
Fresh data and political investigations are shedding more and more light on the impact Brexit is having and will have on skills shortages.
In Birmingham a two-block residential building that tops out at 22 storeys has emerged from the middle of an old subterranean car park.
Interserve’s chief executive Debbie White appeared in front of MPs on the public accounts committee this week to answer questions about the government’s strategic suppliers.
Today saw the government’s costs watchdog publish its investigation into the collapse of Carillion.
Emerging from the first day of witness statements in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, expert evidence revealed four key failings in the building fabric that could have contributed to the spread of the fire on 14 June.
Directors, regulators, accountants – there are many targets in the crosshairs of MPs in the savage and wide-ranging report into Carillion’s collapse, published today.
MPs have published a timeline charting the build-up to Carillion’s collapse as part of the joint inquiry’s final report on the contractor.
KPMG’s administrator’s proposals have revealed that three of the Lagan companies put into administration at the beginning of March were liable for a total of £29.4m.
Interserve finally reported its long-awaited annual results today, which revealed a £244m pre-tax loss.
Today Construction News revealed the performance scores of Network Rail’s top contractors.
Kier reported a healthy rise in half-year profit and revenue this morning, while pointing to a positive full-year outlook.
Leo Quinn was notably relaxed in front of analysts today – even smiling at one point – as he unveiled the work he is doing to steer Balfour Beatty’s continued turnaround.
As Laing O’Rourke reveals its latest financial results, CN looks back over the key appointments, departures, projects and bids from the past 12 months.
Former Carillion bosses appeared in front of the public accounts committee to discuss lessons learned from the contractor’s collapse. Here are five things we learned.
A look at the numbers behind rocketing tenders for fire safety work post-Grenfell and eye-catching financial news for Severfield and Berkeley.
It’s really disheartening to see ‘elf and safety’ hitting the headlines again for all the wrong reasons.
International Women in Engineering Day this Saturday focuses attention on efforts to attract more women into our industry.
The collapse of Carillion has raised many questions about the industry, not least the concentration of public sector contracts with a small number of large contractors.
Which should be of greater concern to the construction industry: EU workers leaving these shores, or UK workers retiring?
Britain’s brickwork is often overlooked and the skills needed to craft brickwork into something of beauty often taken for granted.
Productivity and its effect on project timelines have always been important issues for businesses across the industry.
After almost 30 years of SEC Group campaigning against retention abuse, we are now closer than ever before to tackling this problem.
A year on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it’s hard to say with any certainty whether the way buildings are being procured in this country has improved.
Why lowest-cost contracting can be traced back to 1972.
The Grenfell Tower Inquiry is now under way following the publication of Dame Hackitt’s long and thorough review of regulations.
‘Construction’: what are the public’s first thoughts when they hear that word?
It’s certainly been a while since a prime minister made a speech about energy use in buildings.