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 …

News 02/11/18: UK construction activity brightens in October

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US Construction Spending Flat In September WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Construction spending in the US came in virtually unchanged in the month of September, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday. The Commerce Department said construction spending in September was estimated at an annual rate of USD1.33 trillion, nearly the same …