Issue : 11 January 2019
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Staying a court award when repayment is in doubtSubscription
A new court ruling applies where there is real risk of an enforcing party disposing of an adjudication award so that it is no longer available to be repaid
At a time when the construction industry is facing urgent issues around productivity, skills and sustainability, could the 19th century Crystal Palace be a source of inspiration?
Hilti helps keep Euston Station development on track VideoSubscription
A digital plant and equipment management system from Hilti is helping Skanska increase efficiency on a major project at Euston Station
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 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
Fires on the rise: CN investigates a rise in deliberately caused site fires
We need to raise the alarmSubscription
“Things just aren’t the same after a fire,” Bowmer & Kirkland health and safety director Mark Blundy says.
Fires on construction sites are on the rise, as are the number of fires being caused deliberately. What is driving these upward trends and how can contractors mitigate the risks?
Exclusive: Industry leaders and fire safety experts are “deeply concerned” about a sharp rise in the number of deliberate fires started on construction sites since 2015.
Crossrail delay: Ex-chair attacks mayor and TfL Subscription
Former Crossrail chairman Sir Terry Morgan used his appearance at the London Assembly to level a host of accusations at Transport for London and the mayor of London about how they handled information concerning delays to the project.