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Two great new articles from construction lawyer Najma Dunnett.
What is in a name? Is it a bond or a guarantee? Does it matter and what is the difference between them? Important questions for contractors and consultants in these tough times when faced with giving bonds or guarantees, or both. Read more…
Atkins sought to challenge the decision of an arbitrator who found in favour of the Secretary of State for Transport in determining whether Atkins was entitled to claim additional payment for remedying an excessive number of potholes beyond the number it had included as part of its lump sum contract. Read more…
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It was the tallest structure in the world for 3,800 years, but to this day the exact construction techniques are a mystery.
Shortlist for the industry's most coveted award announced.
Government responds to Mark Farmer's review of industry, rejecting the call for a levy on clients.
Peter Hansford to examine what wider lessons can be learned from the fire.
Every project is subject to uncertainty. How can construction better understand uncertainty for performance improvement?
MAD Architects reveal their designs for a futuristic campus for electric car manufacturer.
Homebuyers could borrow more with better forecasting of energy bills, according to industry consortium's new report.
Read our introductory article on carbon capture and storage.
Have a look at Frank Gehry's Binoculars Building in Los Angeles.
BRE publish new Loss Prevention Standard seeking to minimise fire risk from ducting.
How do we tell which infrastructure projects will work?
CIAT announce the establishment of a Working Group in light of Grenfell and call for contributions.
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Have a look at these competition-winning designs for a new residential development in Eindhoven.