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Coventry CC to trial modular construction


Coventry City Council is to trial the use of volumetric modular construction homes in a bid to tackle housing shortage in the area.

Mayor and chair lay foundations for Northern Rail


The importance of HS2 in realising the ambitions of Northern Powerhouse Rail.

Building change: the future of the construction workforce


Find out what needs to be done to future-proof the workforce.

How our sector can meet its sustainability commitments in 2019


Sustainability is at the top of the agenda for every sector and in particular, the construction industry.

Demolition begins at RAF Lakenheath


Buildings are being demolished at RAF Lakenheath to build a new flight simulator facility and air hangar.

Celebrating health, safety and wellbeing champions


The best health, safety and wellbeing champions in the world have been shortlisted for the International Safety Awards 2019.

Time is running out for traditional practices in the construction industry


Mark Farmer has set out his vision for modernisation of the industry.

February contracts see upturn


Infrastructure and residential remain solid for construction.

Somerset unveils Dutch Hillblock flood defence


A Somerset town has built a Hillblock flood defence based on Dutch design to reduce floods and erosion. 

2019 Construction Trends – eight topics to watch in the year ahead


Keeping tabs on the latest industry innovations will be crucial for success. Here Trimble look at eight key construction trends.