Issue : 9 March 2018
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Haringey’s HDV regeneration plans have been blighted by opposition campaigns and bitter disagreements. CN examines the factors behind the controversy and the consequences for projects across the UK.
Grenfell and Carillion have put the construction industry in the spotlight. A panel of industry leaders and experts came together to debate how industry can be more transparent and reverse perceptions
National Apprenticeship Week proved last week that there remains an excellent opportunity for us to look towards the future, and benchmark our performance in developing skills and attracting recruits.
Our sector has always had a bit of an issue with public perception. Say the word ‘construction’ and people tend to conjure up images of hard hats, high-vis jackets and bricks.
Just some of the figures behind this week’s news on Laing O’Rourke’s latest full-year accounts, CN’s women in construction survey results and Tideway’s gender diversity
In pictures: Specialists Awards 2018Subscription
More than 750 attendees from across the industry gathered last night in London’s Mayfair to celebrate the UK’s best specialist contractors.
Winners revealed at Specialists Awards 2018Subscription
The winners of the Construction News Specialists Awards have been revealed at a glittering ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.
Crossrail boss Wolstenholme to join HS2 boardSubscription
The outgoing boss of Crossrail Andrew Wolstenholme will join HS2’s board when he leaves the £14.8bn project at the end of the month, Construction News can reveal.
Businesses across the UK face an uphill struggle to build workforces fit for the future.
Construction News digital edition – 9 March 2018Subscription
Randstad survey results: One in five firms have no women in senior roles – the survey highlights some of the factors that are holding women back in construction, including discrimination and pay; Laing O’Rourke overdue accounts reveal £67m loss – the firm’s accounts had been delayed as it wrapped up involvement on problem Canadian hospital; Project Report: Willmott Dixon calls in its category A subcontractors for an unusual precast building that will be the new face of Kingston University; ...