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Day: January 22, 2018

Technology

Hinkley alternatives ‘offer huge saving’

©PA A model of the proposed Hinkley Point C power station. The project to build the reactor is expected to cost £18bn Britain could save …

Technology

Western aluminium makers face new threat

Chinese producers of the lightweight metal push to supply automotive and aerospace industries ©FT Graphic / Bloomberg Aluminium smelting inside a China Hongqiao factory in …

Care homes for Clugston
Technology

Care homes for Clugston

Clugston Construction has booked an £11m contract to deliver two new care homes for Porthaven Care Homes in Farnham and Kidlington. Above: Artists impression of …

Developments

Former Children’s Home Sold with the Help of Engine of the North

Engine of the North, a strategic property company wholly owned by Cheshire East Council, has completed the sale of the former local authority children’s home …

Business, Law & Money

The Results of the FMB Survey

The results from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) ‘State of Trade Survey’ show that more than two thirds (68%) of those running small and …

Civil Engineering

Battersea Power Station chimneys dismantled thanks to bespoke solution provided by Delta International

After three years and more than 250,000 man hours, the four chimneys at one of London’s most famous landmarks – Battersea Power Station – were …

News

Two-thirds of construction bosses can’t find a bricky or chippy, says FMB

Two-thirds of those running small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms are struggling to hire bricklayers and carpenters ( Bricky and Chippy )as construction skills shortages …