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Issue : 13 April 2018

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  • Amazon Campus

    Amazon: 5 ways it will change the construction marketSubscription

    Features8 May, 2018

    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.

  • Kingspan Roundtable Mar 2018 1507

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

    Features24 April, 2018

    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.

  • Crossrail Final rings being installed on TBM Phyllis tunnel drive Oct 2013 5

    How Crossrail took concrete into uncharted territorySubscription

    Features19 April, 2018

    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.

  • UK firms must seize trillion-dollar aviation pipeline_Mark Reynolds chief executive Mace

    The $1tn question: Can UK firms dominate aviation?Subscription

    Opinion16 April, 2018

    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.

  • Asbestos firm prosecuted after forging health documents

    Asbestos firm prosecuted after forging health documentsSubscription

    News13 April, 2018

    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.

  • Cleveland Bridge wins case against subcontractor over damages_Heysham M6 Sarens

    Cleveland Bridge wins case against subcontractor over damagesSubscription

    News13 April, 2018

    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.

  • 20180413 week in numbers index 2

    Week in numbers: Interserve auction and Carillion limboSubscription

    Analysis13 April, 2018

    Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on ONS revisions, HS2 rivals finding out about Fluor, and the latest on Carillion.

  • Construction News digital edition – 13 April 2018

    Construction News digital edition – 13 April 2018Subscription

    Features13 April, 2018

    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? ...

  • Interserve to sell all its plant equipment

    Interserve to sell all its plant equipmentSubscription

    News13 April, 2018

    Interserve will sell all its plant the equipment in a “complete dispersal” in an auction next month with construction auctioneer Ritchie Bros.

  • Spain flag

    Why Spain could teach us a thing or twoSubscription

    Blog12 April, 2018

    Spain’s construction sector was one of the hardest hit in Europe when global recession struck a decade ago.

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