Engineering

Great Portland Estates first developer to back #loveLIVES with £20k pledge

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2015-05-12 11:43
Great Portland Estates has backed the #loveLIVES campaign with a £20,000 pledge, becoming the first developer to support the cause.
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Contractors continue to pledge support to #loveLIVES

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2015-05-12 11:42
Lagan Construction Group has become the latest contractor to pledge its support to #loveLIVES.
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Recruitment struggles hit 14-year high

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2015-05-12 11:40
Almost half of all specialist contractors are struggling to recruit skilled workers, according to new data. is at its highest point for fourteen years, with nearly half having difficulty recruiting skilled workers.
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New Construction Starts in December Jump 23 Percent; Annual Total for 2012 Advances 6 Percent to $463.6 Billion

McGraw-Hill Construction - Tue, 2015-05-12 10:00
The sharp increase for total construction followed two months of lackluster activity, as several very large projects in December helped to lift the pace of contracting.
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November Construction Slips 5 Percent

McGraw-Hill Construction - Tue, 2015-05-12 10:00
At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $421.3 billion, new construction starts in November fell 5% from the previous month, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
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Speedy sees profit hike following Middle East exit

Construction News Plus - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:40
Speedy Hire increased its pre-tax profit by 50 per cent in 2014/15 after renewing its focus on the domestic UK market.
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LDA Design wins Olympic Park UCL campus design

Construction News Plus - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:12
LDA Design has been appointed to develop a masterplan for a new 125,000 sq m campus for University College London at the Olympic Park.
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Labour reveals new shadow cabinet

Construction News Plus - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:03
Acting leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman has revealed the new shadow cabinet, as the party awaits a leadership contest following its dismal performance in the general election.
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Bio-organic device delivers body's own painkiller to block pain from damaged nerves

The Engineer Online - Mon, 2015-05-11 13:30
Swedish team develop ‘iontronic’ device to deliver natural painkiller with no side effects
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Augmented reality concepts could "revolutionise" battlefield claims BAE

The Engineer Online - Mon, 2015-05-11 12:45
Engineers at BAE Systems are working with a Birmingham University research team on the development of augmented-reality technology that they claim could revolutionise the battlefield.
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Microcombing technique improves electrical conductivity and strength of CNT films

The Engineer Online - Mon, 2015-05-11 10:55
Researchers have developed “microcombing”, a technique to align carbon nanotubes (CNTs) that can be used to create CNT films that are stronger than any previous such films.
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German property giant launches major UK PRS fund

Construction News Plus - Mon, 2015-05-11 10:07
German real estate group Patrizia has made a major move into the UK residential market with the launch of a dedicated private rented sector fund and the announcement of a 500-home PRS scheme.
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Reshuffle day two: 'Northern powerhouse' and transport ministers named

Construction News Plus - Mon, 2015-05-11 08:56
Prime minister David Cameron is continuing to set out his ministerial team following the Conservative Party’s victory in last week’s general election.
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Reshuffle latest: Mark Francois linked with housing role; Boles retains skills brief

Construction News Plus - Mon, 2015-05-11 08:56
Prime minister David Cameron today sets out his ministerial team following the Conservative Party’s victory in last week’s general election.
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Reshuffle latest: Greg Clark replaces Eric Pickles; Patrick McLoughlin retains transport role

Construction News Plus - Mon, 2015-05-11 08:56
Prime minister David Cameron today sets out his ministerial team following the Conservative Party’s victory in last week’s general election.
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Balfour Beatty JV scoops £40m highways extension deal

Construction News Plus - Mon, 2015-05-11 08:30
Balfour Beatty’s joint venture with South West Highways has won a £40m ten-year extension to deliver operations and maintenance on the A30/A35 Exeter to Bere Regis trunk road.
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T Clarke to start on 100 Bishopsgate after agreeing fee

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2015-05-08 17:04
T Clarke has renegotiated its fee with Brookfield on its 100 Bishopsgate scheme with work now expected to begin on the City office development.
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T Clarke to start on Brookfield scheme after agreeing fee

Construction News Plus - Fri, 2015-05-08 17:04
T Clarke has renegotiated its fee with Brookfield on its 100 Bishopsgate scheme with work now expected to begin on the City office development.
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Business and industry react to the General Election result

The Engineer Online - Fri, 2015-05-08 16:45
Business has reacted positively to the Conservative election victory as it provides continuity and stability for the manufacturing industry.
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F1 system on track for military vehicles

The Engineer Online - Fri, 2015-05-08 13:17
Technology adapted from Formula 1 is being used on tracked military vehicles to improve their handling and speed across the battlefield.
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