Issue : 24 August 2018
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What Shakespeare can teach constructionSubscription
To adapt the words of the Bard of Avon, some are born innovative, some achieve innovation, and some have innovation thrust upon them.
Two-stage tenders and McAlpine's PCSA lessonSubscription
Preconstruction services agreement are vital to client-contractor relations – as a recent Sir Robert McAlpine judgement highlighted, explains Hollie Docherty.
A look at the numbers behind Swansea’s Liberty Stadium, job uncertainty at a Manchester-based civils firm, and Lendlease’s global plans
It’s no secret that the UK slows down during the summer, as workers up and down the country take time off to enjoy the good weather and be with family.
NEWS: Balfour boss reveals investigation into AWPR design – Leo Quinn confirms the firm is carrying out remedial works worth millions after ‘minor defect’ is found on Don River Bridge; PROJECT: Careful casting job for Royal College HQ – Gilbert-Ash demanded precision on this tight London site scheme, which included retention of an existing basement slab and exposed concrete walls; INTERNATIONAL: Ireland, what’s in the pipeline: Ireland’s construction sector halved when the recession ...
Spie UK sale forces £28m loss for 2017Subscription
Spie UK has posted a loss of nearly £28m for 2017 – the company’s second heavy loss in two years.
Chinese contractor to lead £1bn Bolton regenSubscription
Chinese contractor Beijing Construction and Engineering Group International has won a deal to deliver a £1bn regeneration of Bolton’s town centre.
Channel 4 presents: Carillion for the massesSubscription
If you didn’t watch Channel 4’s Dispatches on Carillion last night but you read the CN Briefing, you didn’t miss much.
Royal Bam's UK profit up 38% in half-yearSubscription
Royal Bam saw pre-tax profit from UK work increase by a third from £16.7m to £23m in the first half of 2018.
Network Rail has tasked Costain with developing a new warning technology to prevent fatalities at footpath and bridleway level crossings.