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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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.
From Network Rail’s timetable shortcomings to cost pressures on HS2, Binyamin Ali looks at the biggest infrastructure talking points from the CN Summit.
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.
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.
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.
Despite the revelations that construction has the UK’s worst gender pay gap, there is a chronic lack of data on what could be an even bigger disparity. Lucy Alderson finds out why ethnicity pay gaps need the industry’s attention.
Sites across the UK are complicit in the exploitation of undocumented workers – most of them from overseas. CN has spent six months investigating the industry’s hidden black market – and why prosecutions are so rare
A recent case has highlighted an emerging problem: bogus or fraudulently obtained skills cards are being used by workers to access sites. Binyamin Ali investigates the true scale of the problem – and how the industry is fighting back.
On Friday it was announced that Crossrail’s chief executive Simon Wright was to be replaced by Mark Wild – the project’s third chief executive this year. CN examines the backdrop to the latest change at the top.
There were plenty of announcements in the chancellor’s 2018 Budget that will have an impact on the construction industry.
After Wylfa’s developer announced three more appointments this week, CN recaps what the plans involve, who’s on site and what happens next.
Manchester is providing a wealth of work for contractors to target – but who is already working on the city’s biggest schemes and which jobs should companies keep an eye on?