A 'pause' on the now-or-never nuclear projectSubscription
“We have to start now or we will not get it built – starting now is the only way we’re going to do that.”
Parliament delivers more heat and less lightSubscription
Last night’s withdrawal vote defeat was another highly energetic political spectacle that generated much heat and noise but provided no illumination.
Trading conditions like no other Subscription
Data from Dun & Bradstreet in November last year painted a clear picture of how susceptible construction firms have been to unexpected shocks over the last two years.
We need to raise the alarmSubscription
“Things just aren’t the same after a fire,” Bowmer & Kirkland health and safety director Mark Blundy says.
Crossrail: A series of disputed eventsSubscription
Flanked by six empty seats, Sir Terry Morgan sat opposite 10 people at City Hall who were there to grill him about who knew what and when about the delayed opening of Crossrail.
It's time the public sector paid on timeSubscription
Prompt payment is set to be the biggest point of contention between government and the construction industry this year.
Why good performance is no longer being rewardedSubscription
Costain gave the market a positive, albeit very brief, update on how it performed in 2018 this morning.
Do we really have an image problem?Subscription
Many in the construction industry have told me a major cause of the skills crisis is due to a lack of marketing.
So HS2, what does 'cost pressure' mean?Subscription
I’ll admit it: watching on as the reportedly outgoing Crossrail and HS2 chairman Sir Terry Morgan attempts to settle scores with his employers has been riveting.