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Bam scoops £60m airport car park doubleSubscription
Bam Construction has won deals for two projects worth a total of £60m with Manchester Airports Group (MAG).
Mott MacDonald and VolkerFitzpatrick faced the task of revamping a busy station to reflect east London’s chemical history – while also keeping to extremely tight timescales. Lucy Alderson takes a look.
The trouble with BIMSubscription
When I first joined the industry, ‘BIM’ came up frequently and I was always utterly baffled by what it actually meant.
BIM: Is it holding back digital construction?Subscription
The government’s 2016 mandate brought BIM to the fore, yet many remain confused about its true meaning as leading figures ask whether it’s obscuring the need to digitise the industry.
Glitter, drag queens and construction CEOsSubscription
There are still some people in the industry who remain sceptical as to why Construction News covers LGBT+ issues.
Tier ones are starting to “up their game” in addressing the industry’s mental health problem but more work needs to be done, according to Skanska UK CEO and president Gregor Craig.
Mental health: What's changed in 12 months?Subscription
Has workforce wellbeing improved since CN revealed the results of its first mental health survey in April last year – or is it still under pressure? Lucy Alderson investigates.
Skanska CEO: Why mental health matters to meSubscription
Lucy Alderson sits down with Skanska UK chief executive Gregor Craig to discuss how to tackle mental health in the industry – and why the subject is close to his heart.
Mental health: Understand the ‘why’Subscription
Curiosity is a fundamental part of human nature.
ABBA lyrics and broken business modelsSubscription
Admittedly, there aren’t many correlations you can draw between the construction industry and 70s Swedish pop sensation ABBA.