LEAD STORIES
 Environmental legacy

Environmental legacy
2012

Dr Jerry Harrall describes how simple, low invasive design techniques transformed the cost of living and quality of life for residents of a 200-year o...
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The bigger picture
2012

Ed Butler takes a look at smart homes: regulation and the market...
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 INCREASING EMPLOYEE MORALE

INCREASING EMPLOYEE MORALE
Issue 5 2008

Jessica Pryce-Jones argues that improving workplace happiness should feature higher on the business agenda...
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 FAITH in the FUTURE

FAITH in the FUTURE
Issue 5 2008

The importance of conserving our architectural heritage surges through the veins of Charles Anelay...
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 PERFECT PARTNERS

PERFECT PARTNERS
Issue 5 2008

David Archer explains why building collaborative
leadership competence now will help prepare for the future...
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 VISIONARY SPACE

VISIONARY SPACE
Issue 5 2008

Bradford has launched its vision for a £750m city centre Learning Quarter...
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 BUILDING SUCCESS

BUILDING SUCCESS
Issue 5 2008

Gary Swabel asks: are ICT in Building Schools for the Future projects an agent for transformation or a recipe for mediocrity?...
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 WILLING TO CHANGE?

WILLING TO CHANGE?
Issue 5 2008

Justine Ash takes a look at sustainability in the construction sector...
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 GREEN CREDENTIALS

GREEN CREDENTIALS
Issue 5 2008

Sustainable remediation is a powerful solution to protect corporate image, but as Richard Clayton suggests, this is not as simple as it sounds...
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 INNOVATIVE OUTLOOK

INNOVATIVE OUTLOOK
Issue 5 2008

The Dutch are investing in IT and unveiling grand plans – The Netherlands looks set for some exciting construction activity...
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 BUILDING BRIDGES

BUILDING BRIDGES
Issue 4 2008

Through extensive risk management processes, the European construction industry is raising the bar with regards to HSE. By Helen Norman...
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 CHANGE THE ATTITUDE

CHANGE THE ATTITUDE
Issue 4 2008

Bill Murphy explains how his experience shows that flexible working is smarter working...
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 TIME TO CHANGE

TIME TO CHANGE
Issue 4 2008

Elizabeth Gibby explains the new campaign from the Health and Safety Executive...
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 THINKING ABOUT WASTE

THINKING ABOUT WASTE
Issue 4 2008

David Johnson helps to navigate through the Swamps...
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 TRANSFORMING A CITY

TRANSFORMING A CITY
Issue 4 2008

Euroméditerranée is the largest urban renovation project in Europe, and is focusing on sustainable development...
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 A FRAGILE FOUNDATION

A FRAGILE FOUNDATION
Issue 4 2008

Colin Fraser believes there are clear risks inherent with Letters of Intent in construction & engineering...
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 PIÈCE DE RÉSISTANCE

PIÈCE DE RÉSISTANCE
Issue 4 2008

Libbie Hammond takes a look at some exciting developments in France...
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 FOREVER GREEN

FOREVER GREEN
Issue 4 2008

Elliot Lipton discusses delivering green homes for London...
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 A MODERN APPROACH

A MODERN APPROACH
Issue 4 2008

Sustainability and striking design have come together in a project in the north of England...
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 BUILDING CONFIDENCE

BUILDING CONFIDENCE
Issue 4 2008

Greg Watterson explains why the current housing slump doesn\'t mean suppliers should stop laying the foundations for M&A...
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 HARNESSING NATURE\\\'S HEAT

HARNESSING NATURE\\\'S HEAT
Issue 3 2008

Sally Moore looks at sustainable and renewable heating systems and the reasons why they are being adopted...
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 I CAN\\\'T HEAR YOU

I CAN\\\'T HEAR YOU
Issue 3 2008

Martin Williams looks at how the Control of Noise at Work regulation has affected the construction industry...
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 OVERCOMING SCEPTICISM

OVERCOMING SCEPTICISM
Issue 3 2008

Andy Burrow argues that offsite modular construction may well be the future for construction...
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 PLUGGING THE HOLES

PLUGGING THE HOLES
Issue 3 2008

Steve Smith describes a new system that could be a blessing for the UK\'s roads...
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 THE PRINTS AND THE PAPER

THE PRINTS AND THE PAPER
Issue 3 2008

When Carillion needed to rationalise its document production it turned to Xerox...
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 WORKING FOR THE PEOPLE

WORKING FOR THE PEOPLE
Issue 3 2008

Kevin Mannion believes its time to take advantage of technology when it comes to designing our environment...
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 GRAND DESIGNS

GRAND DESIGNS
Issue 2 2008

Two new projects in Cambridge will offer top-notch facilities for visitors and students...
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 THE BIG PICTURE

THE BIG PICTURE
Issue 2 2008

Kevin White looks at the prospects for construction in 2008...
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 BUILDING A BETTER ENVIRONMENT

BUILDING A BETTER ENVIRONMENT
Issue 2 2008

Helen Norman looks at how new environmentally friendly building materials are changing the way we live...
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 DON\\\'T TAKE A CHANCE

DON\\\'T TAKE A CHANCE
Issue 2 2008

Sachin Kerur discusses pre-contract risk analysis for major international construction projects...
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 TAKE A FRESH LOOK

TAKE A FRESH LOOK
Issue 2 2008

Richard Cork explains the benefits of revisiting and refreshing old techniques...
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 ASBESTOS HAZARD

ASBESTOS HAZARD
Issue 2 2008

How a routine rewire cost a school £4.5m and caused a health scare...
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 PLAN FOR THE FUTURE

PLAN FOR THE FUTURE
Issue 2 2008

Billions of pounds are being spent on regeneration projects across England...
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 IN SAFE HANDS

IN SAFE HANDS
Issue 2 2008

Chris Gordon argues that the gloves are off in construction - when they should be on...
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 COME ON, FEEL THE NOISE

COME ON, FEEL THE NOISE
Issue 1 2008

Gloria Ginvert says contractors and their insurers need to consider using their own medical experts when dealing with compensation claims...
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 OLYMPIAN CHALLENGES

OLYMPIAN CHALLENGES
Issue 1 2008

Helen Garthwaite believes UK developers may be facing tough times

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 MILITARY DECISIONS

MILITARY DECISIONS
Issue 1 2008

A new project is showing what can be achieved with the right partners...
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 THE NEW RULES OF BUILDING

THE NEW RULES OF BUILDING
Issue 1 2008

Nick Lerner looks at the opportunities offered to SOM Architects by Gehry Technologies’ Digital Project software...
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 MATERIALS WORLD

MATERIALS WORLD
Issue 1 2008

A modern insulation system is helping to safeguard the future of Bristol City Council’s housing stock...
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 RIGHT ON TIME

RIGHT ON TIME
Issue 1 2008

James Manning discusses how the latest wireless time and attendance technology can help to monitor staff and maintain site security...
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 INSPECT THE SOURCE

INSPECT THE SOURCE
Issue 1 2008

Tom Jacobs explains why establishing a global procurement strategy is essential if you’re looking at worldwide sourcing...
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 Attention Irish investors

Attention Irish investors
September - October 2007

Aine McCartney looks at how greater development in Ireland is impacting the procurement process...
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 Next generation training

Next generation training
September - October 2007

Stephen Gardner urges employers to recognise the benefits Apprenticeships can have on their businesses...
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 Another brick in the wall

Another brick in the wall
September - October 2007

Andrew Smith argues: Whatever side of the wall you\'re on, Party Wall Act matters...
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 Build it....and they will attend

Build it....and they will attend
September - October 2007

Interbuild, the UK\'s most comprehensive building and construction trade show, is being staged from Sunday 28 October to Thursday 1 November 2007....
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En route to 2016
September - October 2007

The Monolithic Centro Cívico in Málaga, Spain has been clad in a shimmering metallic external shell of stainless steel wire mesh with dramatic effec...
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 A question of balance

A question of balance
September - October 2007

Design and construction consultancy RPA uses on-demand collaborative project management solution to add value for major clients...
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 Fact & cable

Fact & cable
July - August 2007

Mark Ellis explains why the specification of cable management products is so important in making installations safer and improving the overall integri...
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 Breach of contract

Breach of contract
July - August 2007

Laurence Sheppard considers the impact of the recent Technology & Construction Court case of Bridge UK.Com Ltd v Abbey Pynford Plc [2007] EWHC 728 [TC...
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 Growth projection

Growth projection
July - August 2007

Germany has been experiencing an increase in the number of construction projects in both transport and energy. Libbie Hammond looks at some of the lar...
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 The industry\\\'s association

The industry\\\'s association
July - August 2007

The MPBA grew from a need for support and representation - almost 70 years after its foundation, the Association is still evolving...
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 Planning for a better future?

Planning for a better future?
July - August 2007

Christian Silk is cautiously optimistic about changes to the planning systems...
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 A breath of fresh air

A breath of fresh air
July - August 2007

Dr Paul Beckett looks at the increasing demand to monitor and assess the dangers of airborne pollutants and the need for mitigation measures to reduce...
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 From shovels to styluses

From shovels to styluses
July - August 2007

Nigel Kilford gives a fascinating personal insight into an IT implementation at a traditional groundworks and civil engineering company...
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 Waste Watchers

Waste Watchers
July - August 2007

A recent round table discussion hosted by HIPPOWASTE at Wembley Stadium discussed the importance of sustainability...
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 Return on initiative

Return on initiative
April - May 2007

Mark Ellis discusses how design and construction firms are adding value to their service by offering collaborative project management...
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 From paper to PDA

From paper to PDA
April - May 2007

Solaglas Windowcare chose THUS to implement a complete mobile communications system that\'s revolutionised efficiency and responsiveness...
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 Real Partners

Real Partners
April - May 2007

Neil Jarrett looks at what the government target has brought to the housing sector...
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 Take your partner

Take your partner
April - May 2007

Why it can be more time efficient and cost effective for a contractor to partner with a materials supplier...
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 The pre-fab evolution

The pre-fab evolution
April - May 2007

Is modular construction the safer way to build?...
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 A hostile environment?

A hostile environment?
April - May 2007

Mary Sutton warns the construction industry - do not be complacent about harassment in the workplace...
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 From sand to skyscrapers

From sand to skyscrapers
February - March 2007

With enormous construction and development underway, Dubai is attracting worldwide attention. Libbie Hammond takes a look at some of the magnificent p...
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 Contracts & controls

Contracts & controls
February - March 2007

Neal Morris focuses upon the particular risk of delay and how that can best be managed, by both contractual and practical means...
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 Raise the roof

Raise the roof
February - March 2007

Glen Addy looks at the move away from traditional roofing in the construction industry...
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 Turn down the volume

Turn down the volume
February - March 2007

Aine McCartney reviews the latest regulations that the construction industry in Europe needs to comply with in respect of noise pollution and noise in...
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 An intelligent habitat

An intelligent habitat
February - March 2007

The ECA introduction to smart homes. By Giuliano Digilio...
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 The right lessons

The right lessons
December 2006 - January 2007

How training is being used as a tool by employers to attract and retain the best staff...
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 Hire power

Hire power
December 2006 - January 2007

With the current advances in heavy plant technology, it is more important than even to use a hire supplier you can trust...
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 The move to 3D

The move to 3D
December 2006 - January 2007

Garreth Evans is finding the world of construction a hard nut to crack when it comes to three dimensional visualisations...
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 Building an advantage

Building an advantage
December 2006 - January 2007

Jack Kelly and Nigel Shilton report on a recent study that looked at \'The European Powers of Construction\'...
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 The sound of success

The sound of success
December 2006 - January 2007

Andy Powell talks about the fundamental elements needed to make a cinema profitable ...
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