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Can Aecom succeed at contracting?

Consulting giant’s move into the contracting arena has posed not only questions over whether it will work but what this means for the wider contractor community.

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Digital risk: What BIM means for industry security

Construction projects today are increasingly dependent on digital technology, and with this comes the need to be aware of the new risks your work faces and what measures must now be taken.

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Output optimism tempered ahead of spending review

Forecasters have largely been looking forward to the next four years with cautious optimism. But there are still major question marks over output growth.

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Beware of the huge fines environmental breaches can bring

A recent case highlights the potentially massive fines that could result from environmental breaches - on a par with financial breaches.

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Sadie Morgan on High Speed 2: 'Design is not a dirty word'

HS2’s procurement is kicking into gear and dRMM Architects co-founder Sadie Morgan is chairing its design panel, tasked with ensuring the client’s vision covers all aspects of the project. So what do contractors need to offer?


Senior Quantity Surveyor

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CN Briefing



BS4449. That might not mean much to most people, but if you’ve got anything to do with the UK steel industry, that series of six characters is likely to get your blood boiling.