Carillion: One year on
A year on from Carillion’s collapse, many subcontractors still feel unable to speak out or identify themselves as having lost large sums of money owed to them. Construction News speaks with some of those affected to find out why
The contractor is giving voice to a council-backed redevelopment of the South Wales Valley town, in the shape of £40m multi-use scheme
Roundtable: Cost vs Value
How to solve the information-productivity puzzleSubscription
Construction is awash with data, so how could it be better used to jump-start the sector’s flatlining productivity?
A lack of understanding about the terms used to interpret risk assessments on major projects has created a culture of misinformation – one that could undermine investment.
The gap that exists between infrastructure need and actual spend is now a chasm that every nation must find a way to bridge.
The number of construction-site fires is soaring – but data gaps and reporting issues stand in the way of tackling the problem
The government has long known about the crisis in construction.
It would take a brave person to confidently state what 2019 will bring.
The construction sector in London employs currently around 300,000 people; and half of them are born outside the UK.
Last month, the minister for implementation Oliver Dowden announced that if construction firms fail to pay suppliers promptly in future, they could be banned from winning government contracts.
The construction industry is readying to unwrap the government’s Hackitt response.
The Hackitt review was welcomed across UK construction as an opportunity to deliver meaningful reform. But it is important that it delivers the right outcomes.
Despite Toshiba’s recent decision to wind up its NuGeneration plans, there is still a need and appetite for Moorside to happen.
The appointment of Tony Meggs as Crossrail chairman is interesting, not least because I understand he had already decided to leave the Infrastructure and Projects Authority before the role became available.
Theresa May’s removal of the local authority borrowing cap during this year’s party conference was a cause for concern among property developers.
A look at the numbers including a shares boost for Taylor Wimpey, a narrow miss for a rail worker, and an 800-year-old revamp for McAlpine