Issue : 20 July 2018
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In Britain, we are at a crossroads in the way we deliver housing and infrastructure.
Former Mitie boss Ruby McGregor-Smith has been shortlisted as a Conservative Party candidate for London’s mayoral election.
Mace chief executive Mark Reynolds has welcomed recommendations from the House of Lords’ science and technology committee on offsite construction, suggesting they can be a catalyst for its adoption.
A man has died after an incident involving a digger on a Taylor Wimpey site in Crewe, police have confirmed.
HS2 needs to keep its house in orderSubscription
“The challenge for the next 12 months is improving the public image,” HS2 chief executive Mark Thurston told me when I interviewed him back in March.
Bechtel bounces back to profit in 2017Subscription
Bechtel’s UK business has bounced back from a sharp loss in 2016 to report a £19.1m pre-tax profit for 2017.
Just 4% of senior industry roles taken by womenSubscription
Women occupy just 4 per cent of senior roles in the UK’s biggest listed construction firms, a new report has found.
Bam scoops £60m airport car park doubleSubscription
Bam Construction has won deals for two projects worth a total of £60m with Manchester Airports Group (MAG).
Bloomberg’s £1bn London headquarters will go up against projects including a Hertfordshire cemetery, student housing and a nursery school for this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize.
The government must go further in its efforts to promote offsite technologies in the construction industry, a report by the House of Lords has said.