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Construction Manager, July 15

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Scottish government tightens cladding fire safety.


Institution of Civil Engineers, July 15

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ICE-funded research on UN SDGs wins top prize.


BSRIA, July 15

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World heat-pump market study published by BSRIA.


Dezeen, July 14

Bricks made from loofah and charcoal could promote biodiversity.


RSHP, July 12

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RSHP wins Ville de Paris comp for Montparnasse Masterplan.


ICE, July 12

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NEC used to deliver UK's first proton beam centre.


Construction Manager, July 11

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Council to remove tower cladding amid fire safety fears.


GCR, July 11

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Oz consortium probes close measurement of infrastructure by satellite.


RICS, July 11

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Housing market sees rise in new buyer demand.


Dezeen, July 9

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Crisis in architectural education, says Schumacher.


IHBC, July 9

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IHBC's 2019 AGM approves new governance proposals and elects new Chair.


CIOB, July 10

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CIOB members invited to become part-time judges.


Construction Manager, July 10

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Construction output recovers after two months of decline.


Infrastructure Intelligence, July 10

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EFCA launches guidelines on implementing ISO standard for BIM.


ICE, July 9

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Winners announced at ICE South West Awards.


CIAT, July 9

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Architectural Technologist of the Year finalists announced.


The Guardian, July 8

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Labour plans to ban leaseholds on new-build homes.


Infrastructure Intelligence, July 8

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NIC wants government help for motorists to switch to EVs.


ICE, Jul 9

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Leeds engineering apprentices win top prizes.


Gov.UK, July 9

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Transform retail parks into communities, says report.


CIAT, July 9

Design Council to sit on new High Streets' Task Force panel.


Building regulations update

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A new clarified version of Approved Document B has been published.


New London Quarterly, July 8

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NLA launches free ideas competition to improve London.


The Construction Index, July 8

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Proposed Greenwich cruise terminal scrapped for housing.


BIM+, July 7

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Why we need a BIM Wiki.


Global Construction Review, July 5

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Bouygues to pioneer low-carbon concrete.


CIAT, Jul 4

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Brutalist Cardross seminary condemned as rescue bid fails.


Dezeen, July 2

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World's tallest shipping-container building to be built in London.


Health & Safety Executive, July 3

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Construction deaths continue long-term decline.


Construction Manager July 3

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Government ‘must embrace MMC’ or miss housing targets.


Network Rail, July 2

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NR publishes long-term plan for digital railway.


BSRIA, July 4

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Special July offer on calibrations.


Scottish Construction Now, July 3

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FMB warns of consequences over no-deal Brexit.


Dezeen, July 2

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Bouygues' 140m Clement Canopy is world's tallest modular tower.


BIM+, July 2

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Will the new ISO 19650 change contract frameworks?


The Guardian, July 2

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London house prices slide for eighth consecutive quarter.


Dezeen, July 2

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Design can't solve global problems, says Christine Murray.


Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), July 2

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Northumberland engineer scoops prestigious prize.