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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,...

Crossrail’s Lessons on Project Management Technology
Technology
Tuesday March 29 2016

Crossrail’s Lessons on Project Management Technology

In order to derive lessons about effective delivery strategies for major projects, looking at well-known developments around the world which have been delivered successfully is a...

Competition to Redesign ‘The World’s Most Remote Island’
Urban Planning
Thursday April 2 2015

Competition to Redesign ‘The World’s Most Remote Island’

The scope of this competition embraces a wide field of design expertise is such areas as Government Buildings. Residential, Water, Energy and Agriculture.

UK Architecture Courses Fail Students: Survey
Business
Tuesday February 10 2015

UK Architecture Courses Fail Students: Survey

Architecture courses throughout the United Kingdom are failing students in important areas, with courses being too expensive, overly theoretical and not adequately equipping students for practice,...

British Home Ownership Restricted to Wealthy
Property
Monday October 6 2014

British Home Ownership Restricted to Wealthy

Unless decisive action is taken to improve affordability, the goal of home ownership will be out of reach for all but the wealthiest of citizens in...

UK Faces Brick Shortage as Housing Demand Surges
Residential
Friday August 8 2014

UK Faces Brick Shortage as Housing Demand Surges

Amid a massive rebound in housing starts, builders in the United Kingdom are having trouble sourcing brick supplies, with demand so strong some suppliers have reportedly...

Engineering Marvel Celebrates 20th Birthday: Channel Tunnel
Infrastructure
Tuesday May 6 2014

Engineering Marvel Celebrates 20th Birthday: Channel Tunnel

Twenty years ago, Queen Elizabeth II and President Francois Mitterrand braved the drizzle to cut the inaugural ribbon of the Channel Tunnel, realising a centuries-old dream...

UK House Prices on the Rise
Residential
Monday May 5 2014

UK House Prices on the Rise

House prices in the United Kingdom leapt by 10.9 per cent year-on-year in April marking the first time in four years that annual growth in values...

Retrofits Save Derelict Homes
Residential
Tuesday July 30 2013

Retrofits Save Derelict Homes

Green building makeovers have transformed a cluster of derelict properties originally slated for demolition into modern, eco-friendly homes.

Business
25 Jun, 2014
Lend Lease Bags Huge Profit on Bluewater Sale

Property and construction giant Lend Lease is set to bag a significant windfall gain after the group announced the sale of one of its major shopping...

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