Issue : 6 July 2018
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A people-powered industry needs freeflowing dataSubscription
Across the UK, the construction industry is facing some peculiarly modern problems.
Pioneering firms and a trailblazing government project have the potential to transform industry productivity through manufacturing methods. Binyamin Ali finds out how.
A look at the numbers behind CN’s 2018 mental health survey, Carillion’s Midland hospital and problem McAlpine projects.
More than 100 years ago, the British were at the height of influence for ambitious construction and infrastructure projects including housing, railways, sewers and tunnels.
Mental health: What's changed in 12 months?Subscription
Has workforce wellbeing improved since CN revealed the results of its first mental health survey in April last year – or is it still under pressure? Lucy Alderson investigates.
Tier ones are starting to “up their game” in addressing the industry’s mental health problem but more work needs to be done, according to Skanska UK CEO and president Gregor Craig.
Construction News digital edition – 6 July 2018Subscription
News: Multiplex faces delay on 100 Bishopsgate scheme – the 40-storey, £400m scheme is behind programme following issues with the installation of its glass facade as well as its project director; Mental Health: Analysis of this year’s Mind Matters survey as well as an exclusive interview with Skanska’s UK CEO Gregor Craig on the industry’s mental health journey so far, and why it means so much to him; Project Report: Morgan Sindall sounds out a sports hub in Southampton.
Multiplex's Broadway deal clinches June leagueSubscription
Multiplex took top spot in the monthly contractor league for the first time in 18 months thanks to a £400m contract to redevelop the former New Scotland Yard HQ.
Skanska CEO: Why mental health matters to meSubscription
Lucy Alderson sits down with Skanska UK chief executive Gregor Craig to discuss how to tackle mental health in the industry – and why the subject is close to his heart.
You need to take action on mental healthSubscription
When you first read the results of CN’s 2018 mental health survey, you would be forgiven for thinking things are getting worse.