Last edited 23 Mar 2018

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After 6 years, the Metropolitan Police admit they supplied information to the construction workers blacklist.

Wired, 23 Mar

Can digital forensics help work out what happened at Grenfell?

Construction Index, 23 Mar

Select committee raises doubts on Heathrow third runway.

CIH, 22 Mar

Homelessness numbers are 'a national disgrace' says CIH.

World Water Day


Renowned water expert Prof. Martin van Veelen challenges political leaders to do more on safe and clean water supplies.



Inquiry criticises PwC for "milking the Carillion cow dry".

Construction Manager, 22 Mar

Women’s pay in construction up to 62% less than men.

Construction Index, 22 Mar

HSE says off-the-shelf training for manual handling is 'totally useless'.

BIMplus, 21 Mar

Is BIM the solution to construction’s quality issues?

BRE Buzz, 20 Mar

Norway's first BREEAM-certified hotel building is opened.

Global by Design 2018


Architects report cancelled projects and uncertainty concerns in a new RIBA survey on Brexit.

UKGBC, 21 Mar

UKGBC boosts activity in Manchester to help metro mayor realise green goals.

Construction Manager, 20 Mar

CIOB and Willmott Dixon launch Open Doors event.



Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners release first images of their planned new addition to the Toronto skyline.

NHBC, 20 Mar

London has the biggest housing shortfall in the country.

RICS, 19 Mar

Business tenants to gain ‘fair deal’ with new industry guidance.

The B1M, 19 Mar

Watch Berkeley Group's video explaining its shift to modular construction.

Heritage School

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The 3-day IHBC 2018 School will focus on; Our Shared heritage: Communication - Negotiation – Transformation.



An innovative 'green bench' is installed in London that absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees.

Construction Index, 19 Mar

Statements are issued after the Florida bridge collapse.

BIMplus, 18 Mar

Internet-connected sensors provide concrete data on UK sites.

Estimating practice

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CIOB publish a new code of estimating practice.



Police testing finds that flat door could only withstand fire for half its designed time.