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Balfour Beatty delivers jewel in the Crown

Boasting some of the highest-value real estate in the world, London’s St James’s has always been an upmarket enclave.

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It's top rocket science: UK's largest space R&D centre blasts off

Willmott Dixon is playing a central role in the design and build of one of the most advanced and heavily serviced facilities in the country.

Rear elevation of new grandstand from the parade ring. The new stand will feature six levels of bars, restaurants, private boxes and the royal box with a further roof-top plant level.

Kier off and running at Cheltenham

Working around the racing calendar has required some very careful planning from the project team as it works to finish in time for next year’s world-famous festival.

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Shard developer Irvine Sellar: 'We were told we would never build it. We did'

From swinging 60s fashion king to Western Europe’s tallest tower: the man behind the Shard speaks exclusively about the challenges of development and how he’s far from finished redefining London’s skyline.

Spacehus house Blyth

Zero-bill living: Offsite pilot offers vision of sustainable housing's future

CN looks at a development in the North-east that is using prefabrication to build four new homes so efficient that the cost of tenants’ bills can be included in their rent, in the first of three features on sustainable housing.

Specialists Awards 2015

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How to find and keep your perfect apprentice

M&E contractor EIC offers pointers on implementing an effective apprenticeship programme – and how to avoid the pitfalls.

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Pirbright Institute demands ultra-high spec M&E installation

Specialist contractor LJJ sheds light on the systems behind a new research facility at the leading viral disease centre.

Imtech Dion Odendaal

Land Securities flush with success of pipework solution

Imtech’s Dion Odendaal looks at a new solution to an old problem.

Mike Knowles managing director Interserve Engineering Services

How Interserve has brought BIM into its M&E

MD Mike Knowles on the move from working in isolation to a collaborative BIM environment.

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.

Michael Rhode contentious construction soliticitor Trowers & Hamlins

The roof is leaking and the developer's bust – what are the risks to contractors?

A recent case helped clarify some of the issues surrounding the Defective Premises Act - what are a contractor’s duties if a developer goes bust?

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