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Neville Wiltshire

Green Deal firm collapsed owing £2.6m

30 September 2014| By Vern Pitt

The Green Deal firm owned by Neville Wiltshire from the BBC’s The Call Centre collapsed owing £2.6m to trade creditors

Bovis Homes

Bovis Homes finance director steps down

30 September 2014| By Vern Pitt

South shields

Green light for £100m South Shields scheme

30 September 2014| By Vern Pitt

George Osborne

Osborne pledges Tory focus on infrastructure

29 September 2014| By Joey Gardiner

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Editor's view

Sarah Richardson

Music to our ears

26 September 2014| By Sarah Richardson

The Labour party gathering in Manchester has set the tone for debate and the mood music for the sector is encouraging

Buildings

Singapore National Stadium

Singapore National Stadium: Breaking new ground

24 September 2014| By Ike Ijeh

It isn’t so much the Singapore National Stadium’s vast steel dome that sets it apart, as the pioneering cooling system that might just come to the rescue of the 2022 Qatar World Cup

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Industry opinion

Pete Baxter

Inspiring the next generation

30 September 2014| By Pete Baxter

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How will we cope with accelerated change?

30 September 2014| By Peter Trebilcock

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Can a surveyor fill the BIM information manager role?

29 September 2014| By Richard Saxon

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Data

Regional new work output

Building intelligence: Q2 2014

30 September 2014| By Experian Economics

Experian Economics shows that construction activity stayed flat throughout the second quarter of the year, but still putting it 5% higher when compared with the same period for 2013

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Analysis

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The Russian dilemma

26 September 2014| By Iain Withers

The Ukraine crisis has brought uncertainty to what should be a flourishing Russian market, but there are still good reasons for doing business there

Cotswolds basement

CPD 26 2014: Introduction to waterproof concrete

26 September 2014

Concrete is comprised of aggregate of different sizes, cement and water. This module, sponsored by Waterproof Concrete with Site Supervision, examines the benefits of reducing water content in concrete

Cost model: Extra care housing

Cost model: Extra care housing

25 September 2014| By Paul Donlan, Aecom

With a rapidy ageing population demanding high standards of both housing and care, while also imposing a rising cost on public finances, could “extra care” housing be part of the solution?

Phil Wilbraham

Interview: Phil Wilbraham

25 September 2014| By Vern Pitt

Phil Wilbraham, the man who oversaw two Heathrow terminals, now has to implement the airport’s new framework strategy, which means driving down construction costs

A deadload roof frame is one of two options for a flat-to-pitched conversion, and is mechanically fixed directly to the flat roof deck

CPD 25 2014: Flat-to-pitched roof conversions

24 September 2014

This CPD module, sponsored by Langley Waterproofing Systems, outlines the key factors to consider when installing a pitched roof on an existing flat-roofed property

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Gazprom RMJM

Russian firm replaces RMJM on Gazprom tower

30 September 2014| By Iain Withers

RMJM’s original design retained but scheme will now be overseen by Gorproyekt

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