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Construction News takes a tour of a mega-project with HS2 Old Oak Common project director Matthew Botelle to find out how it will be built.
The boss of a major contractor has rejected working for HS2’s phase one joint ventures because it would mean serving in a tier two role.
HS2's industry reputation is on the lineSubscription
Ask the general public about HS2 and one of the recurring themes that emerges is confusion.
HS2’s chief executive has said the government will not give the project any more money despite its current cost gap, CN can reveal.
Yes, this pay gap does actually matterSubscription
“Different ethnic groups and genders do not volunteer themselves to join the construction industry in the same percentages as white males do.
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.
Vegas stacks the techSubscription
Everything is on steroids in Las Vegas.
Trump’s tariffs, Chinese over-production and Brexit: Steel is at the centre of global geopolitics. What does this mean for the price of steel? Binyamin Ali and Lucy Alderson report
In 2015, outstanding loans to construction firms stood at just over £37bn. By August this year, they had fallen to £32.6bn. Why does lending appear to be in decline and where is this trend heading? Lucy Alderson investigates.
Sir John Armitt has urged the government to follow through on the National Infrastructure Commission’s £900bn spending plan following this week’s Budget.