Issue : 16 February 2018
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8build: 'Why we did it alone'Subscription
In 2005, eight ISG managers decided to go it alone as 8build. Having scraped by in the early days before battling through recession, Lucy Alderson finds out how the team built a £130m business.
European ConTech Summit: How tech can transform constructionVideoSubscription
Businesses at the leading edge of technology pitched their views and visions on how to close construction’s gigantic productivity gap at the inaugural Contech event.
Storm Desmond was Cumbria’s biggest on record and devastated huge swathes of infrastructure. Lucy Alderson finds out how work is progressing as the rebuilding programme reaches its halfway point.
How has Mott MacDonald been fixing Cumbria? Subscription
The clouds finally cleared over Cumbria on the morning of Tuesday 7 December 2015.
Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on Laing O’Rourke’s £2bn offsite partnership, Network Rail’s CP6 funding and Galliford’s Aberdeen woes.
Government must ‘come clean’ on Carillion export loans: Labour minister questions taxpayer exposure to Carillion projects overseas as Middle East subcontractor disputes former CEO’s account; A ‘world-first’ for Kier in Eastbourne: The firm is employing a never-before-used technique to upgrade an outdated shopping centre; Winning work in Hong Kong: Filled with heavyweight construction firms, fitting into the Hong Kong construction market can be a huge challenge – Lucy Alderson looks ...
Laing O’Rourke has replaced the project director leading the construction of its loss-making Canadian hospital job, Construction News can reveal.
Carillion directors face further MP questionsSubscription
Carillion directors have been asked by MPs to provide more details about the problem projects behind its collapse ahead of the inquiry’s next public session.
There was a crackle of static on the line, then Bill Hocking drew a breath, weighing up the most diplomatic answer.
Bouygues is set to win a £105m contract to build a new town hall and civic centre for Tower Hamlets Council in east London.