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£5.6m compensation for 71 victims of blacklisting

Some 71 members of construction union UCATT have started to receive compensation over blacklisting… Companies involved in blacklisting have started to pay out compensation to...

Mobility from BIM

Graeme Forbes, Managing Director of Clearbox highlights the benefits of real mobility in BIM solutions when recognised with the Clearbox BIMXtra mobile app OnSite... Mobile solutions to everyday...
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Scottish Building Federation sets out growth strategy

Ahead of Holyrood elections this year, Scotland’s builders have set out their strategy for growth, including a five pillar plan to achieve sustainable development...

Big infrastructure projects boost UK construction

UK construction work is expected to grow over the next two years, generating significant profit due to a surge in major infrastructure projects… New figures...

Building better BIM

Matthew Teague, Senior Architect at Tata Steel, discusses how an in-house professional team of architects, developers and engineers collaborated to develop Tata Steel’s new...

Self-Build Zone awarded NHBC structural warranties contract

Self-Build Zone has been awarded a long term contract with the NHBC as the sole supplier of structural warranties… NHBC has announced a new agreement...

CDM 2015: what do you need to do?

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM2015) received Parliamentary approval on 29th January 2015, and came into force on 6th April 2015. The...

BIM4SME launches a new digital2all initiative

A new strategy has been launched, aimed at future proofing the sector, while expanding the benefits of BIM for SMEs In response to plans set...

CDM2015 Supplement

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM2015) received Parliamentary approval on 29th January 2015, and came into force on 6th April 2015. The...
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Construction firms call on government to back Heathrow

The heads of a number of construction firms have written to the chancellor, calling on him to push ahead with Heathrow’s expansion… The saga of...

Behind the facade – developing BIM for aluminium

Justin Furness, Technical Director for the Council for Aluminium in Building outlines how the sector is faring in terms of BIM adoption for their...

CBI publishes report on home energy efficiency

The third in a series of reports setting out an action plan to improve the efficiency of the UK’s homes has been published… Since September...

New survey into Building Regulations Approved Documents

The Department for Communities and Local Government has commissioned NBS Research to explore how the Building Regulations Approved Documents can be made more user-friendly… The...

Dealing with Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

Sarah Kenny, of Construction Industry Publications discusses how to deal with waste electrical and electronic equipment, and how it contributes to a circular economy... Waste electrical...

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