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Wasted energy? 5 pivotal projects from Sizewell to Swansea BaySubscription

Funding for the UK’s biggest renewable energy infrastructure projects has largely depended on their compatibility with a contract for difference – CN’s analysis shows how the approach is strangling the energy project pipeline

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Wasted energy? 5 pivotal projects from Sizewell to Swansea BaySubscription

Funding for the UK’s biggest renewable energy infrastructure projects has largely depended on their compatibility with a contract for difference – CN’s analysis shows how the approach is strangling the energy project pipeline

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How Britain's energy builds came to a standstillSubscription

The UK’s approach to Swansea Bay provided insight into how energy infrastructure schemes are funded in the country. Binyamin Ali looks at the flagship projects, and the ramifications being felt in terms of skills and investment into the sector

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How Forrest fell apart Subscription

On 7 December 2018, Forrest collapsed into administration, leaving a trail of unfinished projects and unpaid suppliers in its wake. Insiders have revealed to CN how the company’s decision to enter into the high-rise market proved a fatal turning point for the contractor

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Tuition to fruition: How construction got in on the uni spending spreeSubscription

Universities’ capital expenditure on construction surged following the 2010 increase in tuition fees; but where do the opportunities lie for contractors, and what do they need to be on the lookout for? Binyamin Ali investigates

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Logistical challenges tackled 'at every turn' on Procession House revampSubscription

Trad is due to finish delivering its first package of works on the revamp of Procession House, located a stone’s throw away from St Paul’s Cathedral. How has it managed to deliver work safely in such a busy location? Lucy Alderson takes a look.

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Retail reimagined: How construction can benefit in the online eraSubscription

High streets have had a tough time of late. But beyond the doom and gloom headlines lie opportunities for contractors with the right mindset.

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Worth more than ‘only 6 per cent’Subscription

‘Builders waiting for dark clouds to clear’. ‘UK construction takes Brexit hit’. ‘Construction sector goes into reverse as ‘Brexit anxiety’ takes a toll’.