Another week, another bad news story for a tier one contractor.
The alliance between Stanhope, Network Homes and Laing O’Rourke is another step in the right direction for a ‘new way’ for construction.
Recent news of divining rods being used to locate leaks in the water network paint an image of an industry that is old-fashioned and devoid of innovation.
Offsite fabrication offers the potential to save time and money while achieving higher standards of quality and consistency. But is that the reality?
Digital disrupters (often in the shape of a mobile app) such as Airbnb, Uber and WhatsApp have moved the goalposts in their industries, reordering established business models in the process.
A shortage of one crucial resource threatens growth worldwide.
Technology is constantly evolving. Recent years have seen huge developments in areas like robotics, drones, data analytics and automation.
This week construction landed one of the first sector deals as part of the government’s industrial strategy to boost UK productivity.
Can recycling in construction be taken so far that materials are endlessly reused in a circular economy? The co-founders of a new start-up think so – and the government agrees with them.
Cyber-attacks are almost inevitable and, as their threat grows, innovators in the construction industry have a chance to outshine their competitors.
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