News Roundup 04/01/2019: McAlpine to Give Nottingham Mall an £86m Makeover

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News Roundup 04/01/2019: McAlpine to Give Nottingham Mall an £86m Makeover Shopping mall owner Intu has formally contracted Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver an £86m redevelopment of its Broadmarsh centre in Nottingham. Shopping mall owner Intu has formally contracted Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver an £86m redevelopment of its Broadmarsh centre in Nottingham … read …

News: 14/12/18 – 3D-Concrete-Printing Smart Housing for Smart Cities in The Netherlands

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Concrete cores completed on world’s tallest modular buildings Work has been completed on the concrete cores for the two tallest modular buildings in the world. For more information on the world’s tallest buildings, head over to New Civil Engineer. 3D-Concrete-Printing Smart Housing for Smart Cities in The Netherlands The world population is expected to reach …

News 07/12/18: Construction of thousands of new homes to be accelerated following Homes England loan to St. Modwen

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Construction of thousands of new homes to be accelerated following Homes England loan to St. Modwen Expert developer and regeneration specialist St. Modwen Properties PLC is to begin drawing down the funds from the £75 million Homes England infrastructure loan this month – unlocking and accelerating the construction of more than 13,000 new homes across …

News 23/11/18: Government to set up construction ‘innovation networks’

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Government to set up construction ‘innovation networks’ The government is to launch a series of competitions to pay construction firms to work together on blue-sky research and development as part of a drive to modernise construction. Ann Bentley, global director of consultant RLB, and a member of the government’s Construction Leadership Council (CLC), told Building …

News 16/11/18: MPs warned construction ‘cannot recruit enough workers’

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MPs warned construction ‘cannot recruit enough workers’ The construction sector will be unable to replace the workers expected to leave the industry, a parliamentary select committee has been warned. For more information on this topic, head over to Construction News. Brisbane construction firm Canstruct made $43m profit running Nauru detention centre last year Disclosure comes …

News 09/11/18: US judge blocks construction of Keystone oil pipeline

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US judge blocks construction of Keystone oil pipeline A federal US judge has blocked construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, connecting Canada’s oil sands to US refineries, saying that the US government had not completed a full environmental analysis. The project, which became a target of campaigners and was rejected by Barack Obama’s …

20/09/2018 News Roundup

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September 28th: This week’s news roundup keeps you up-to-date with the latest story in the construction industry. McLaren prepares for £45m Coventry student scheme McLaren starts construction next month on a £45m student accommodation block in Coventry.McLaren starts construction next month on a £45m student accommodation block in Coventry.Read Full Article: The Construction Index … read more Modular Housing …