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Issue : 27 July 2018

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  • Chris Swan head of rail Tarmac

    What next-day delivery models can teach infrastructureSubscription

    Opinion13 August, 2018

    There’s no next-day delivery option for major infrastructure projects, but the construction industry would do well to take notes from the e-commerce boom.

  • Woking town centre regeneration Sir Robert McAlpine apartment tower

    McAlpine's £500m revamp: 15 years in the makingSubscription

    Features8 August, 2018

    More than a decade after plans first emerged to transform Woking town centre, Sir Robert McAlpine is now through the first 12 months of a project involving countless considerations.

  • Maria Machancoses director Midlands Connect

    Midlands rail can't afford any more under-investmentSubscription

    Opinion7 August, 2018

    When new recommendations for transport infrastructure emerge, one of the first questions asked is: how much will they cost?

  • Chris Bowie Hill technical director Hydrock

    Don't underestimate the profit-boosting power of wellbeingSubscription

    Opinion3 August, 2018

    Something unexpected happened when US retail giant Target altered its store design for approximately half its stock in a quest to reduce energy consumption.

  • Jerome O'Sullivan partner Healys

    Heading for a dispute? Get your adjudication in firstSubscription

    Features31 July, 2018

    The party that commences proceedings is at a significant advantage – so make sure you understand the timetable, Jerome O’Sullivan explains.

  • Leo Quinn chief executive Balfour Beatty low res

    How to break the deadlock on diversitySubscription

    Opinion30 July, 2018

    Our industry has a voracious appetite for skilled workers.

  • 20180727 week in numbers index

    Week in numbers: Executive pay and a new man at HS2Subscription

    Analysis27 July, 2018

    A look at the numbers behind executive pay at the top construction plcs, a fall in workload growth, and HS2’s new COO.

  • Peel Development Site Brent The Peel Albert Road

    Partners picked for £137m London regenerationSubscription

    News27 July, 2018

    Countryside Development and Home Group Developments have been selected as the development partners for a £137m regeneration scheme in north London.

  • Ex-Costain rail boss named Aspin chairman

    Ex-Costain rail boss named Aspin chairmanSubscription

    News27 July, 2018

    Ground engineering firm Aspin has brought in former Costain rail boss Gren Edwards as its new chairman.

  • Construction News digital edition – 27 July 2018

    Construction News digital edition – 27 July 2018Subscription

    Features27 July, 2018

    NEWS: HS2 civils start delayed another three months as notice to proceed for the £6.6bn deals is moved from the start of March to June 2019, in order to provide contractors with more time to finalise designs; PROJECT: How Lovell is beating the private sector for the Ministry of Defence through its Salisbury Plain Army Basing Programme work; FEATURE: Best-paid executives at construction plcs – corporate pay packets are being scrutinised like never before. We analyse the accounts of the ...

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