Managing the Risk from Drones to Construction Projects

Managing the Risk from Drones to Construction Projects

In the past few years, commercially available drones (less colloquially, unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs) have gone from something used by hobbyists to an increasingly important tool for businesses and governments. In this feature, Gilad Sahar Business Director at...
50,000 Households to Get £562m Boost

50,000 Households to Get £562m Boost

50,000 households are to be upgraded with green improvements from a £562 million fund, reducing carbon emissions and supporting thousands of green jobs throughout the country. The £562 million in government funding will enable more than 200 local authorities in...
Highways England Awards Contract

Highways England Awards Contract

Highways England has awarded Skanska a £507m contract which will see them design and build the A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet improvements scheme, which will improve journeys between Milton Keynes, Bedford and Cambridgeshire. Skanska will design and build the scheme,...
How to use lockdown to your advantage

How to use lockdown to your advantage

Adrian Attwood, Executive Director of DBR (London) Limited, explains how the construction industry can make the most of the final weeks of lockdown. The construction industry has been affected by COVID-19 in various ways over the past year. From a decrease in demand...
Funding Boost for Construction Skills Bootcamps

Funding Boost for Construction Skills Bootcamps

More than half a million pounds has been awarded to expand successful work programmes to help more people gain in demand sector-specific skills. Two regions in the UK are to benefit from an extra £500,000 to expand the delivery of the successful construction skills...