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Top 10 news stories of 2018: Carillion, Lagan and late paymentSubscription

A look back at the most-read news stories in 2018, from Carillion’s collapse, to the CN100.

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Life after Lakesmere: Are building envelope specialists at risk?Subscription

While many specialists are avoiding the problems afflicting tier ones, the high-profile collapse a year ago of the UK’s largest building envelope contractor highlighted the perils tier twos can face.

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Your workers' health: The key to productivity?Subscription

Occupational health continues to climb up the industry’s agenda. A panel of health, safety and environment experts came together to define the problem, the barriers to progress and how it could address other key issues such as productivity.

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HS2 costs, rail shambles and tech marriages: Infrastructure at the SummitSubscription

From Network Rail’s timetable shortcomings to cost pressures on HS2, Binyamin Ali looks at the biggest infrastructure talking points from the CN Summit.

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The Wembley Way: Quintain on surviving Brexit and avoiding CarillionSubscription

To coincide with his appearance at this year’s CN Summit, Construction News visited Quintain boss Angus Dodd at the developer’s Wembley Park scheme to hear how he plans to make a build-to-rent breakthrough.

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'Make construction cool again': The impact of new tech right nowSubscription

Robots, VR, offsite: experts at the CN Summit’s technology seminar shed fresh light on exactly how all forms of technology are already turning the industry upside down.

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Digitising waste: Multiplex and Morgan Sindall join free webinarSubscription

Experts from Morgan Sindall, Multiplex, Innovate UK and Reconomy will discuss the benefits of managing construction waste digitally in a free webinar tomorrow at 11am.

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What now for the post-Meggs IPA?Subscription

The appointment of Tony Meggs as Crossrail chairman is interesting, not least because I understand he had already decided to leave the Infrastructure and Projects Authority before the role became available.