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Entry level skills in construction: Making effective use of graduates and apprentices


Tristram Hooley, Institute of Student Employers’ chief research officer, provides some insights on current trends in the sector.

How BIM can impact manufacturing


BIM has the potential to impact not just construction but a range of manufacturing industries.

Project to product thinking: The Golden Thread


The key to making offsite mainstream in construction.

Exploring the future of electric vehicles in construction


Should contractors begin the transition to electric vehicles now?

Grabbing high tech with both hands: The need for innovation in construction


Innovation brings new possibilities and new threats along with it.

Becoming a digitally enabled construction sector


The construction sector needs not only to maximise BIM, but also to look beyond it and truly embrace digital technology

Infrastructure needed to achieve one million homes target


Infrastructure, while essential for jobs, economic growth and productivity, is a complex issue.

Making effective use of graduates and apprentices


Do current apprentices they offer skills employers need?

Sustainability in MEP Design: What You Need to Know


Sustainability is a hot topic in construction design these days.

Building a skilled, digital workforce


With an abundance of digital solutions available, which measures can be taken to ure there are sufficient skilled employees to use them