Issue : 30 November 2018
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Theresa May’s removal of the local authority borrowing cap during this year’s party conference was a cause for concern among property developers.
Having worked in construction for more than two decades, I recently received – for the first time ever – a truly diverse set of job applications for a vacancy in my team.
The human cost of construction is still too highSubscription
“At what cost?”
Mace dodges nightmares with BIM-heavy City buildSubscription
Contractor is harnessing technology backed by intricate planning to deliver a towering mixed-use scheme and avoid any ‘nightmares’ cropping up on site.
Procurement and tendering may not be topics that immediately set the heart alight.
Kier chief executive Haydn Mursell has said the firm’s banks and lenders have “changed their position” rapidly after deciding to cut exposure to the entire construction sector.
Kier has launched a £264m rights issue to help pay down its borrowings and in response to increased risks to its net debt position.
Former Carillion HQ to be converted into flatsSubscription
Carillion’s former HQ in Wolverhampton is to be converted into co-living flats as part of an £8m renovation project.
Construction News named IBP Magazine of the YearSubscription
Construction News has been named International Building Press Magazine of the Year for its investigative work into Carillion’s collapse and campaigns on mental health and gender equality.
Late-payers could face public contracts banSubscription
Late-paying firms could be banned from winning public work according to new rules outlined by the government.