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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


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


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


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


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


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


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.