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London mayor urges apprentices to choose careers in construction

London mayor urges apprentices to choose careers in construction

The Mayor of London has entered a partnership with Lloyds Banking Group to launch a £1m Construction Skills fund… In a bid to get more...
Multifoil Mythology

Multifoil Mythology

Once upon a time there was no recession, house building was flourishing and multifoils were the `new kids on the block’.
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Bardsley Construction wins £13.9m Leeds apartment development

Construction firm Bardsley Construction has been awarded a £13.9m contract to develop 147 apartments at X1 Aire on East Street, Leeds… A new contract to...
Lloyd's Register

Lloyd’s Register

Are you BIM Ready? What does that really mean? Perhaps an appropriate definition would be the ability of a tier 1 contractor to demonstrate that...
Lib Dem housing plan unveiled

Lib Dem housing plan unveiled

Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron outlines his plans to solve the housing crisis in England…
Construction recruiter is the first to join the Institute of Customer Service

Construction recruiter is the first to join the Institute of Customer...

A leading construction sector recruiter has become the first in the UK to join the Institute of Customer Service… Edinburgh-based consultancy firm Peace Recruitment, which...
£7bn owed to UK construction SMEs

£7bn owed to UK construction SMEs

New figures have revealed construction SMEs across the UK are owed £7bn in unpaid invoices… Research carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA)...
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London and SE BIM Regions events

London and SE BIM Regions in association with the University of Westminster We need your help and in doing so we will help you. We need...
The Midlands is failing to gain government construction projects

The Midlands is failing to gain government construction projects

A new report has revealed the Midlands is falling behind other regions when it comes to allocation for government construction projects… A new report from...
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Cheshire building contractor fined for serious breaches

A building contractor has been fined for failing to implement sufficient welfare facilities on a building site in Culcheth, Warrington… Following an investigation by the...
Vietnamese BIM project set to finish early

Vietnamese BIM project set to finish early

A 43-storey tower, valued at 3,000 billion VND, is set to complete in Vietnam three months ahead of schedule after utilising BIM methods… Building Information...
JCB slump could see 400 job losses

JCB slump could see 400 job losses

A decline in global construction could lead to a number of job losses at machine plant giant firm JCB… Formal talks are underway between staff...
Plans to boost apprenticeships and transform training unveiled

Plans to boost apprenticeships and transform training unveiled

The government is outlining radical changes aimed at boosting the number of apprenticeships and improving the quality of training courses…
NHBC updates guidance for leaky basements

NHBC updates guidance for leaky basements

An extra chapter has been added to the technical standards for waterproofing basements following widespread problems… The National House Building Council (NHBC) has added a...

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