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Roundtable: Productivity

Kingspan Roundtable Mar 2018 1446

Design vs reality: How do we make projects more predictable?Subscription

24 April, 2018 By David Price

Low margins, high fragmentation, weak productivity: leaders from every part of the supply chain gathered to address the problems that cause endless changes to projects.

Interview: Mark Davey

Mark Davey Kaicer

Lakesmere’s collapse: Why Mark Davey is rebuilding with KaicerSubscription

Founder Mark Davey salvaged much of his former business to start again with Kaicer. In the final part of CN’s exclusive interview, he explains why.

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How Crossrail took concrete into uncharted territorySubscription

Few people fully realise the importance of concrete to Crossrail and how the £14.8bn project has pushed the boundaries of what the material can do.

Martyn Kenny sustainability director Tarmac

The whole truth: Concrete and carbonSubscription

The most widely used man-made material on Earth is undergoing a renaissance in the understanding of its whole-life carbon benefits.

hyperloop tubes

Dubai to build first 700mph Hyperloop in big week for techVideoSubscription

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for construction-related technology taking some significant steps forward.

Dudley House Paddington Willmott Dixon Westminster Council 8405

Willmott crams in mixed-use revamp with a twistSubscription

In west London contractor Willmott Dixon is working on a tiny site to create a development of epic proportions.


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Week in numbers: Parliament pay packets and high-rise homesSubscription

Shedding light on the figures behind parliament’s revamp recruitment, hydroelectric expansion and Spie’s loss-making sell-off.

Patrick Heath chief executive B&CE

Implementing better occupational health through the supply chainVideoSubscription

At the CN Summit last month, B&CE held a masterclass on the challenges and opportunities the industry faces as it strives to improve occupational health up and down the supply chain.

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