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A prefabricated steel reinforcement cage is lowered from the jack-up platform

Dawlish restoration nears end of the line

The line was back up and running within weeks of being swept away by huge waves, but 12 months on engineers are still busily repairing the damage from last year’s storms.

BIM’s H&S role on High Speed 2

BIM’s H&S role on High Speed 2

Phil Downes looks at how it is producing a transformational approach to occupational health management.

The £25m Park Regis Hotel

Five Ways to go from zero to £60m in 12 months Video

Construction management firm Colmore Tang has gone from unusual beginnings to regenerating a Birmingham landmark, while building its order book from zero to £60m just 12 months.

Budget 2015: What it means for construction

Edward Goodworth partner BDO

Housing needs small tweaks, not unrealistic goals

To all those in the construction industry, the story is a familiar one.

MIPIM 2015

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Property, Putin and positivity: 8 things we learnt at MIPIM 2015 Video

MIPIM 2015 proved the property and construction sectors are back and bullish, despite the last notes of recessionary caution lingering in the air. Construction News was on the scene to gauge the prevailing mood.

Sexuality Survey

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Construction News seeks industry views on attitudes towards sexuality

Construction News is seeking the views of UK contractor and cost consultant employees for a survey on attitudes towards lesbian, gay and bisexual employees in the construction sector.

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WikiHouse: The future of housebuilding?

A new project is compiling an online library of digital parts that can be used to produce plywood housing kits. Easily assembled and highly sustainable, could this method revolutionise housebuilding?

Peter Vinden managing director The Vinden Partnership

How to handle right-to-light disputes

Right-to-light disputes have the potential to stop a development in its tracks - so what should developers be aware of?