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.

The building features a steel frame which launches from a two-storey reinforced concrete basement

'Toblerone' beams help ISG meet Yorkshire office demands

Contractor is employing a clever stitched long-span solution that sees steel stuffed with concrete on an innovative new headquarters in Leeds.

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

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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.

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.

Andrew Garbutt director Berkshire Consultancy

Creating high-performance teams in your business

More staff now spend time working on projects rather than the ‘day job’, or are co-opted onto virtual, ad-hoc or ‘pop-up’ teams.

Ruth Bamforth Barrister Gordons

Top 10 tips for successful pensions enrolment for construction employers

The government wants all workers, including those in the construction sector, to be able to save into a pension scheme for their retirement. 

Time_UK Industry Performance Report 2014

Profits hit 15-year low as 2014 KPIs reveal mixed industry performance

The percentages of projects being finished on time and to budget remain far from the government’s 2025 targets, but figures for skills, training and diversity offer encouragement.

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