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Specialist main contractors: The industry’s silver bullet? Subscription

Groundwork specialists are increasingly taking on all enabling works up to superstructure and achieving big margins. Is this the future?


Bye bye demolition: The future is deconstruction Subscription

Signs are emerging that the demolition sector and the wider industry are starting to embrace deconstruction as the way forward. 

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How Crossrail took concrete into uncharted territorySubscription

Few people fully realise the importance of concrete to Crossrail and how the £14.8bn project has pushed the boundaries of what the material can do.

Martyn Kenny sustainability director Tarmac

The whole truth: Concrete and carbonSubscription

The most widely used man-made material on Earth is undergoing a renaissance in the understanding of its whole-life carbon benefits.

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How can Network Rail find the private cash for CP6?Subscription

Network Rail’s plan to boost private funding is struggling to get off the ground. Binyamin Ali examines both the obstacles to success and the examples that give cause for optimism

Eugene Smethurst process and automation business head Aecom

Digital Railway: What does this revolution look like?Subscription

The UK’s railways are on the brink of a major transformation in the way they are managed, operated and maintained.

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Carillion's top scaffolder: PFIs, payment and what comes nextSubscription

Lyndon Scaffolding was once Carillion’s go-to scaffolder before cutting its ties. CEO Robert Lynch outlines what needs to change following the firm’s demise.

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How virtual reality safety training can trick the mindSubscription

Is it possible to create artificial memories of trauma using VR, with the aim of influencing scaffolders to develop risk adverse behaviour?