Issue : 13 April 2018
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From selling books and groceries through to drone delivery and robot PAs, Amazon seems to have a hand in everything. Should construction feel emboldened or threatened? James Wilmore finds out.
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.
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.
You wouldn’t know it from the way we talk about our roads and our trains, but Britain is a global leader in infrastructure delivery.
Two managers of a Warrington-based asbestos removal company have been prosecuted after forging documents to obtain an asbestos removal licence from the Health and Safety Executive.
Bridge contractor Cleveland Bridge has won a case against one of its subcontractors over damages linked to delays on a multi-million-pound roads project.
Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on ONS revisions, HS2 rivals finding out about Fluor, and the latest on Carillion.
Interserve to sell all its plant equipmentSubscription
Interserve will sell all its plant the equipment in a “complete dispersal” in an auction next month with construction auctioneer Ritchie Bros.
Industry’s gender pay gap exposed as data across the CN100 shows huge disparity between male and female pay; Lakesmere founder Mark Davey talks to CN about why the company collapsed; Fluor officially joins Bam Nuttall/Ferrovial JV bidding on London stations; Project Report – Wates delivers hundreds of homes as part of Quintain’s Wembley regeneration; We have a look at what opportunities driverless technology may be able to offer to contractors; Open Doors 2018: How did the public respond? ...
Why Spain could teach us a thing or twoSubscription
Spain’s construction sector was one of the hardest hit in Europe when global recession struck a decade ago.