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[14 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

“We are now at a point we have never been at before. The industry is standing on a burning platform and all other options have gone. It simply has to change”. Mark Farmer, UK Construction Week 11th Oct 2017.   The Burning Platform Over the last few years the construction industry has seen numerous reports, […]

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[28 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

The proposed £200 million redevelopment of Middlesbrough’s Middlehaven Dock is back on following reports that developers have been invited to submit their bids. BioRegional Quintain promised to deliver 750 homes, as well as leisure facilities, over the course of 25 years. Bbc.co.uk says the plans were shelved in November 2011 after the company pulled out […]

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[22 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Leading economists predict that the construction industry is set to experience a period of growth over the next four years. According to constructionenquirer.com, the forecast from the Construction Products Association (CPA) predicts the industry will see growth of 19 per cent by 2017. Previous forecasts weren’t so positive, but the boom in the housing market […]

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[8 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

A new plan to meet national carbon reduction targets in the construction industry has been unveiled as experts continue to make calls for a reduction in emissions, reports constructionenquirer.com. The Green Construction Board, the body calling for urgent action on the issue, has lifted the lid on a low carbon routemap for the industry. It […]