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Morgan Sindall posts ‘record’ 2023 with US$5.2 billion revenue
Last year was “another record year” for UK construction group
‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
Local authority building control ‘will cease’ in April amid lack of registered surveyors, UK government warned
Letter from LABC warns UK government that trouble getting enough building control professionals registered by the 6 April deadline means local authority building control ‘will cease’.
Skanska reports record order backlog of US$22 billion
Construction backlog at “historically high level” as Skanska delivers year-end results.
Komatsu teams up with F1’s Williams Racing
Partnership creates the opportunity for technical expertise to be shared between the two companies
How Strabag unintentionally broke a tunnelling world record
Contractor Strabag has broken the world record for the longest single TBM drive, using a Herrenknecht TBM on the Woodsmith mine tunnel project for Anglo American - here’s how they did it.
Skanska to prep hyperscale data centre construction in Norway
What countries are building the most tech centres across the globe?
Selwood owner buys Dutch pump rental business
Workdry International buys Zwolle-based renter
Could the drive to decarbonise military forces present an opportunity for construction companies?
As some of the world’s biggest militaries start to look at ways to cut their carbon emissions, could there be opportunities for construction companies?
Construction workforce induction platform to simplify diversity challenges
The company highlighted that the latest update has made the induction platform more user-friendly for both site managers and workers
New Esri UK partner creates biodiversity net gain assessment tool
The software has been designed to simplify the BNG assessment processes by streamlining the workflow from field data collection to in-office assessment
6 tips for effective mediation when construction contract disputes develop
When disputes arise on construction contracts, mediation is one of the first steps that parties can take to try to resolve their differences without resorting to costlier options. Ian Carson, head of business disputes at Harper James gives his top six tips for effective mediation.
UK’s first carbon capture cement production facility in North Wales
Once operational, the facility is anticipated to capture up to 800,000 tonnes of CO2 annually
Holcim to expand in Spain, UK and Greece
The company announced three acquisitions in January to expand its offerings in Europe.
Industry resources are scarce, embracing circularity will help
Industrial businesses globally are reporting en masse that resource scarcity has been an issue to operations.
Why construction workers are demanding more
Construction workers on the Paris Olympic sites are just some of the construction workers taking to strike action to demand improvements in pay and conditions in 2023
Three contractors share £4bn UK utilities framework
Three contractors have won spots on two utilities and services frameworks in the UK worth a combined total of £4 billion (US$5.1 billion).
Renewables developer aims for 750MW of energy projects in H1 2024
Renewable energy developer Queequeg Renewables is set to submit planning permission for more than a dozen renewable energy projects across the UK by the end of June this year.
UK government criticized for ‘throwing money’ at modern methods of construction
The UK government’s attempts to boost housing construction by ‘throwing money’ at modern methods of construction (MMC) hasn’t worked.
Are governments going to start mandating for non-diesel-powered construction equipment?
As the UK considers a new strategy for decarbonising construction equipment, is it a sign that governments could start mandating for machines powered by something other than diesel?
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