St Hildas School Liverpool Morgan Sindall St Hildas female team hard hats

Women-led Morgan Sindall team takes on demanding Liverpool school Video

Hindrances both seen and unforeseen have challenged a female-dominated team led by project manager Karen Fairhurst on a tricky education job.

Cuningar Loop during construction 2 Robertson Scape

Badgers, otters and knotweed challenge Robertson on Glasgow's new wood

A new woodland at Cuningar Loop on the banks of the River Clyde forms an important part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy. But to create the park, Robertson Civil Engineering had to deal with native wildlife and invasive weeds while carrying out extensive soil remediation and tree planting.

Spring Mews features a high-performing geothermal heat pump system, producing heating, cooling and domestic hot water.

Swedish know-how and prebuilt bathrooms deliver student savings

LJJ Building Services Contractors is overseeing the high-end M&E for Shepherd Construction on the £50m Spring Mews accommodation scheme in Vauxhall.

The station is being rebuilt as part of the £6.5bn Thameslink Programme

NG Bailey tackles London Bridge revolution

Incredibly complex systems are underpinning a rebuild that will boost capacity and frequency at London’s oldest and fourth-busiest station.

Interserve Plant room module lift at Leighton Hospital in Cheshire

I want people thinking ‘engineering services’ when they hear 'Interserve'

A year into the job, Interserve Engineering Services MD Mike Knowles reflects on reshaping the company and how he wants it to look in another year’s time.

Rudi Klein

Lack of early M&E engagement has wasted billions

If greater efficiencies are to be achieved in construction delivery, the early engagement of the supply chain is critical.

Born to Build

Born to Build montage

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.

Martin Collingwood Head Of Construction Andrew Jackson

Liquidated damages and penalties: Where are we now?

A recent case has seen a departure from the usual practice in determining the reasonableness of liquidated damages – so what has changed for construction companies?

Leadenhall Building, the Cheesegrater, at night

Cheesegrater: mitigating the risk of latent defects

The recent news about steel bolts failing on the Leadenhall Building made the headlines, although structural integrity was unaffected. But what happens when this does become an issue, requiring closure or major remedial works?

Edward Hardy chief executive Considerate Constructors Scheme

Construction 2025: how Considerate Constructors Scheme is helping to build the future of the industry.

The government’s ambitious blueprint for the future of the UK industry – Construction 2025 – envisages a diverse and multi-talented workforce operating under safer and healthier conditions using cutting-edge technology.

Rob Moss head of mechanical services Seddon

Building a future-proof apprenticeship

There are few trades in our industry that have transformed as rapidly as plumbing and heating.

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