Costain Upstream Aberdeen oil gas rig tanker sea ocean

Welcome to Aberdeen: what next for boom city?

The north-east of Scotland has been economically buoyant ever since the discovery of offshore oil and gas. With construction still booming, how can contractors take advantage and what challenges will they face?

Galliford Try delivers Hotel Football for Manchester United stars and fans

Manchester United stars turn to Galliford Try to deliver tightly sited hotel Video

Supporters will soon be able to watch the game before going back to their hotel for a kickabout a mere stone’s throw away.

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The faces of Born to Build

The Born to Build campaign is being fronted by 17 young people who work in the industry, they share their stories here.

Diane Bourne managing director Eric Wright Civil Engineering

Politics having mixed impact on regional road projects

Austerity, HS2 and electioneering are all having different effects on highways work, says Eric Wright Civil Engineering MD Diane Bourne.

Eddie Mewies managing director M-EC

How SMEs can take advantage of major infrastructure spending

Smaller firms stand to benefit from £50bn of government investment over the next 15 years, says Eddie Mewies, MD of consulting development engineers M-EC.

Brian Kent technical director Lafarge Tarmac

Single-layer surfacing: the key to cutting costs and boosting resource efficiency?

Understanding the ins and outs of innovative materials is increasingly vital if savings and efficiencies are to be made in road works.

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