Issue : 8 June 2018
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The cladding sector has faced more scrutiny than almost any other part of the industry. Lucy Alderson analyses the biggest concerns, the impact of uncertainty and how companies are now responding.
Bam puts together glass jigsaw in BirminghamVideoSubscription
The contractor is tackling challenges on multiple fronts to keep a commercial legacy job on track
Controversies over high-profile estate regenerations will likely impact future arrangements for clients, developers and communities.
Output hits six-year low as new orders slumpSubscription
Output growth in the construction industry dropped at the fastest rate in almost six years according to ONS data for April.
A joint venture between Lendlease and US property giant Starwood has taken over as development partner on the £3.5bn Silvertown Quays development.
Interserve CEO faces shareholder revolt over paySubscription
Interserve’s shareholders have been advised to vote against chief executive Debbie White’s 125 per cent bonus.
WSP lands £350m Wales-Ireland electricity dealSubscription
WSP has been appointed to consult on a €400m (£352m) project to build an electricity interconnector linking Wales and Ireland.
Why lowest-cost contracting can be traced back to 1972.
British Land in talks to buy Fizzy LivingSubscription
British Land is in talks to buy Thames Valley Housing’s (TVH) commercial arm Fizzy Living.
A look at the numbers behind Carillion’s request from government, an accident spike on an Aberdeen bypass as well as a profit jump at Willmott Dixon.