Rising to the challenges of urban construction

Innovation is required for house building to hit targets, while ensuring fast and sustainable construction.

Sustainability rating schemes can help projects reap benefits

Schemes can help achieve better social and economic outcomes.

Considerate Constructors Scheme registers first site in Ireland

John Sisk & Son signed up their site at The Exchange in Dublin.

£800m energy efficiency framework winners named

Framework to target improvements that tackle fuel poverty, heat up homes plus reduce carbon emissions.

AMP6: Dealing with phosphorus removal – interview with Dr Ana Lanham

Is chemical dosing a sustainable solution to lowering P levels?

Call for government to tackle air pollution from construction sites

Former Mayor of London for Environment wants local authorities given powers to address the issue.

Government policies on sustainable drainage criticised by MPs

Call for tougher planning rules to ensure new developments install high quality SuDS.

Heathrow to use £16Bn expansion to push offsite construction

Heathrow begins search for communities to host four new logistics hubs.

Prime Minister signs £1.3Bn Swansea Bay City Region deal

The project is expected to create 10,000 new jobs over the next 15 years.

Are we getting the best out of off-site manufacturing?

We discuss the advantages of off-site construction with Mott MacDonald's Chief Technical Officer.