Sustainability

Managing claims and avoiding disputes in Offshore Energy projects: The importance of timely and adequate contractual notices


Companies involved in marine construction projects in the renewable energy sector can be drawn into significant disputes.

Sustainability within construction: Waste not, want not.


Contractors are under pressure to reduce site waste, we talk to Fusion Building Systems about more efficient methods.

Bureau Veritas calls on construction industry to give Part 8 the green light


The construction industry is asked to embrace the Part 8 changes as an important step forward in the UK’s green agenda.

Elon Musk venture to provide low cost bricks


Elon Musk’s latest venture confirms it will be developing a low cost building material from tunnel excavations.

Environmental monitoring and its role in the life cycle of a construction site


If your site suffers a pollution incident, how do you go about repairing the damage?

Diesel, dust and toxic materials: The dangers of construction site emissions


We learn about the concerns over pollution and that construction has an important part to play in lowering pollution.

Six reasons why timber frame is surging in the UK


Södra Wood Ltd managing director Simon Henry points to six factors behind the trend in timber frame housing construction.

Driving towards new sustainability challenges


Chris Evans looks at what the future holds for built environment professionals working to construct this brave new world.

Building green – the future of sustainability in construction


Dr Aidan Bell, co-founder of Envirobuild, takes a look at where the green construction landscape stands and at the trends for 2018.

Sherford Skills Training Centre opened


Sherford, the new sustainable community being developed in Devon, has opened its new Skills Training Centre.