Lucy is features writer at Construction News.
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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.
Ex-Kier MD to lead Anglian Water consortiumSubscription
Former Kier managing director Paul Fletcher has joined Anglian Water to head up its @oneAlliance consortium of contractors and consultants.
Ex-offenders: The solution to the skills crisis?Subscription
The Ministry of Justice wants ex-offenders to enter construction as it tries to reduce re-offending rates. But what exactly is being done and can it be successful? Lucy Alderson visits HMP Brixton to find out more
Prison targets HS2 with inmate training facilitySubscription
HMP Brixton is “actively seeking” a partner to set up a facility in the prison grounds that could be used to train offenders to work on projects such as HS2 after release.
Could construction save the government £15bn?Subscription
Every year, re-offending criminals cost the government around £15bn.
Booming Manchester: 5 projects to watchSubscription
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?
Real solutions to the gender shortfallSubscription
VolkerWessels UK chief finance officer Naomi Connell knows a thing or two about challenging working environments.