Features

What New Reforms Mean for Local Authorities


Paul Beaney of DEF Software considers what the Government should be doing if they really want to make changes to planning reforms

Managing Low-Probability, High-Impact Risks


Bill Zuurbier is chairman of risk management consultancy, Equib, which specialises in advising teams involved in the delivery of major-scale infrastructure programmes. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, project managers, through no fault of their own, have been in reactive mode, moving quickly to mitigate the impact of the crisis on construction

Construction Must Re-evaluate Cost of Convenience


Craig Sanders of Protrade in this latest feature he writes about how the cost of convenience has an impact our environment. 

The Evolution of Communications in Construction


Poor planning equals poor performance’, and this couldn’t be more relevant how you strategise a communications infrastructure

Construction Output Grows in September


According to new figures released by the ONS on Thursday November 12, 2020, construction output grew in September 2020.

How is Brexit Going to Impact Construction?


Dr Aidan Bell is co-founder of EnviroBuild, in this feature he writes about how Brexit could impact the construction industry in the UK.

Modular Construction and Fire Risks


Specialist construction lawyer Rebecca Harries-Williams discusses the potential pitfalls associated with modern methods of construction (MMC)

Green Shoots for Construction Through Covid-19


Felix Neufeld of Disperse writes about the Coronavirus pandemic, and what it means for the construction industry.

Batten Down the Hatches and Get Britain Building


Mike Leonard, Visiting Professor of Construction and Manufacturing, Birmingham City University and Chief Executive, The Building Alliance

Construction Can’t Afford Mental Health Meltdown


Dave Capper is warning that the construction industry cannot afford “another bulldozer to mental health as we move through the winter”