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Building better offsite

Building better offsite

Building Better, an alliance of 29 housing associations and councils, supported by the National Housing Federation, has launched its offsite social housing DPS. The partnership has appointed an initial six manufacturers – Future Built, LoCal Homes, Project Etopia, Roe...

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Jubilee extra bank holiday – are you entitled?

Jubilee extra bank holiday – are you entitled?

Are employee’s automatically entitled to the additional Jubilee Bank Holiday in 2022? This year there will be an extra bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, meaning there will be nine rather than eight bank holidays in 2022. Many employers have...

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Meeting demand for sustainable housing

Meeting demand for sustainable housing

The construction industry consumes resources and produces emissions at a rate that is not sustainable. However, as consumers seek more eco-friendly housing and ever-changing environmental legislation is implemented, the sector must move with the times and adapt to...

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Project costs reflects ongoing global turmoil – CICV

Project costs reflects ongoing global turmoil – CICV

The Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV) has reassured clients that ongoing price rises for projects are caused by global events not “profiteering” – and says any increases only reflect the spiralling costs that are affecting the whole construction industry....

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Latest CPA forecast predicts trouble ahead

Latest CPA forecast predicts trouble ahead

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has released its latest quarterly forecast, which shows that while activity is currently strong in the construction sector, it predicts a dramatic slowing in growth due to the current global issues. While a predicted 2.8%...

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Zero carbon built environment

Zero carbon built environment

Turning to nature: how Scotland’s bioeconomy could support a zero carbon built environment. Written for Construction Online by Jennifer Smart, head of sustainability programmes, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC). The fight against climate change Jennifer...

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Construction must redouble its carbon quest

Construction must redouble its carbon quest

A leading expert has said two landmark documents issued in the last few weeks have underlined that construction professionals must intensify their quest to reduce carbon emissions from buildings. Rob Gill, managing director of Leeds-based building physics engineering...

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Connecting communities

Connecting communities

The successful installation of a new 92-tonne bridge is a key milestone in Skanska’s delivery of the £282M upgrade to M42 junction 6 for National Highways. Watch a timelapse video here. As part of a complex night-time operation, the near 60m long bridge was...

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Heritage keystone of Scotland’s green recovery

Heritage keystone of Scotland’s green recovery

Culture Minister Neil Gray and Senior Technical Officer Moses Jenkins at Engine ShedHeritage can be the keystone of Scotland’s green recovery according to Historic Environment Scotland (HES). Setting out its vision with the publication of a Green Recovery Statement...

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