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One Crown Place Mace 5

Mace dodges nightmares with BIM-heavy City buildSubscription

Contractor is harnessing technology backed by intricate planning to deliver a towering mixed-use scheme and avoid any ‘nightmares’ cropping up on site.

Roundtable: Occupational health

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Your workers' health: The key to productivity?Subscription

Occupational health continues to climb up the industry’s agenda. A panel of health, safety and environment experts came together to define the problem, the barriers to progress and how it could address other key issues such as productivity.

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Week in numbers: Kier, tier two profits and Sir TerrySubscription

Crossrail’s chairman switch, Kier’s credit crunch revelations and the 2018 Specialists Index dominate this week’s stand-out figures.

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Week in numbers: Balfour's HK win and a Wembley shortlistSubscription

This week’s numerical highlights include Balfour’s $5.5bn Gammon deal and a two-contractor battle for Quintain’s latest Wembley job.

Jane Fender Allison CMS

Liquidated damages ruling put to the testSubscription

A much-discussed decision about liquidated damages has now been put to the test – with implications for contractors, Jane Fender-Allison writes.

Iffat Ahmad trainee Charles Russell Speechlys

Asbestos exposes risks of relying on third-party reportsSubscription

An asbestos-related case in Wales has highlighted what contractors need to do if they plan to rely on a consultant’s report. Iffat Ahmad explains.