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Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe
Buildings
Wednesday June 6 2018

Cladding Under Scrutiny in Grenfell Probe

The cladding system on the outside of London's Grenfell Tower was so conducive to the spread of fire it did not support the "stay put" policy...

Canadian Arm of U.K. Carillion Files for Creditor Protection
Business
Tuesday January 30 2018

Canadian Arm of U.K. Carillion Files for Creditor Protection

Carillion Canada has been granted protection from creditors by the Ontario Superior Court under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Hong Kong Investors Invade London Property Market
Residential
Wednesday August 23 2017

Hong Kong Investors Invade London Property Market

Chinese investment in London commercial property has more than trebled since before Britain voted to leave the European Union, most of it channelled through Hong Kong...

Hundreds Face Chaos Over UK Towers Fire
Buildings
Tuesday June 27 2017

Hundreds Face Chaos Over UK Towers Fire

Hundreds of residents of a London housing estate have found their lives thrown into chaos after their tower blocks were evacuated amid safety fears linked to...

British ‘New Home Sales’ Reach 10 Year High
Residential
Thursday May 4 2017

British ‘New Home Sales’ Reach 10 Year High

The number of homes being built at the start of 2017 in Britain is the highest in a decade, according to an industry body.

UK Housing Value Lowest in 4 Years
Residential
Wednesday March 8 2017

UK Housing Value Lowest in 4 Years

Annual UK house price growth slowed to the weakest rate seen in nearly four years in February, according to an index.

Health and Safety Penalties for Workplace Injuries: UK vs Australia
Safety
Wednesday November 16 2016

Health and Safety Penalties for Workplace Injuries: UK vs Australia

When a worker was killed on a building site in the UK, the company was fined £2.6 million early this year under tough new UK laws,...

Think Differently to Deliver Better Infrastructure Outcomes
Infrastructure
Friday October 21 2016

Think Differently to Deliver Better Infrastructure Outcomes

Australia is about to embark on one of the biggest infrastructure spends in its history.

Residential
Jul 4 2018
UK Real Estate Agents Hit Hard Times

More than 150 British real estate agents have gone broke in the last year as pressure from online rivals continues to bite, a new study has...

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Business
Jan 19 2018
U.K. Construction Giant in Liquidation, Putting 6,000 Canadian Jobs at Risk

One of the British state's biggest contractors collapsed Monday, putting thousands of jobs at risk, after creditors and the government refused to bail out a company...

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