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How can the construction industry ensure its future in the ever changing and volatile twenty-first century?
The UK’s construction industry suffered its worst month in over ten years in June 2019. Many firms are pointing their fingers at the current Brexit crisis which is damaging industries all over the country. The ever-present threat of a no-deal Brexit has dampened...read more
With International Women in Engineering Day approaching at the start of next month (July 4th), it seems appropriate to consider the women excelling in the construction and civil engineering industries and explore the numerous ways to encourage new students into these...read more
It’s no surprise that the construction sector is one of the most dangerous sectors for employees, and frequently holds the top spot for being the industry with the highest number of accidents and injuries. In fact, 30 deaths occurred in this sector in 2017 from bad...read more
We live in an age where each and every one of us needs to think long and hard about what sort of carbon footprint we are leaving for future generations, and the building industry shouldn’t be, nor is it, exempt from this. Sustainability in the construction industry...read more
Globally, the construction industry is valued at over £8 trillion, with the UK sector being valued at £164 billion. A key reason for Britain’s profitability within this sector is due to it being largely funded by the private sector, but despite its traditional...read more
Unless you have been in hiding, you will be only too aware that the uncertainty of Brexit looms on the near horizon. The national landscape isn’t the only thing that is shifting. The construction sector is on the move too, with a whole assortment of digital technology...read more
Climate change, environmental damage, pollution and energy shortages. Those are the stark realities as the harmful impact of human activity upon the planet becomes ever more clear. The construction industry has a huge role to play in lessening the damage being done...read more
Although the construction industry has been pretty sluggish over the past couple of years, it's still one of the most lucrative business sectors. Just like any other industry, investors in this market space want to cut operational costs, reduce workloads and meet...read more
Until more details on the exact conditions of Brexit become available, it's difficult to say exactly what the consequences will be - but it's pretty clear that any kind of Brexit deal will lead to at least some large-scale disruption to the construction industry, as...read more
There's no doubt that a revolution is sweeping through the construction industry at present. Traditional materials such as steel and concrete that have been used for many years are now under threat. Innovative new construction materials are being developed with which...read more