Day: February 8, 2022

Suppliers appointed to £100m social housing ‘disruptors’ framework
Frameworks

Suppliers appointed to £100m social housing ‘disruptors’ framework

18 suppliers have won spots on a Social Housing Emerging Disruptors (SHED) framework launched by Procurement for Housing so social landlords can compliantly procure cutting …

PLP appoints Glencar on new 456,000 sq ft speculative big box unit in Crewe
Warehouse, Industrial & Logistics

PLP appoints Glencar on new 456,000 sq ft speculative big box unit in Crewe

Project constitutes the final phase of PLP’s prime employment park development at Basford West in Crewe. Glencar, a construction company that was recently ranked amongst …

UK trails other European countries for new-build delivery
Housing News

UK trails other European countries for new-build delivery

The latest research by the new-build sales optimisation platform, Unlatch, has found that the UK trails a number of other major European nations when it …

Renewable energy sources the driving force behind new utilities construction
Renewable Energy

Renewable energy sources the driving force behind new utilities construction

In value terms, 79% of energy generation construction projects over the past five years have been related to renewable energy, with gas and nuclear representing …

Buildings require billions more in capital investment to reach climate targets
Smart Buildings

Buildings require billions more in capital investment to reach climate targets

– Climate targets across the world are accelerating the implementation of smart, decarbonized, energy-efficient buildings. – In order to meet climate change commitments however, building …

TERENCE COMPLETES APPRENTICESHIP DOUBLE – WITH A 50 YEAR GAP!
Training Skills & Learning

TERENCE COMPLETES APPRENTICESHIP DOUBLE – WITH A 50 YEAR GAP!

A shopfloor assistant at one of the UK’s leading builders merchants has completed his apprenticeship – a few months before turning 70. Terence Archer, who …

Carrier Billing Spend to Reach $73.8 Billion Globally by 2024, as 5G Networks Increase Content Consumption
Telecoms, Networks & Connections

Carrier Billing Spend to Reach $73.8 Billion Globally by 2024, as 5G Networks Increase Content Consumption

Growth of 36% between 2021 and 2024 A new Juniper Research study has predicted that end user spend via carrier billing will increase to $73.8 …

Goodman launches 500,000 sq ft of next-generation logistics space in M25 distribution hotspot+
Warehouse, Industrial & Logistics

Goodman launches 500,000 sq ft of next-generation logistics space in M25 distribution hotspot+

Goodman completes 500,000 sq ft Crossways Commercial Park, Dartford M25-adjacent location places 10.4 million consumers within a 60-minute HGV drive-time, with a purchasing power of …

BALFOUR BEATTY SELECTED AS PREFERRED BIDDER ON BAKERHICKS DESIGNED HMP HIGHLAND
Tenders, Bidding & Awarded

BALFOUR BEATTY SELECTED AS PREFERRED BIDDER ON BAKERHICKS DESIGNED HMP HIGHLAND

Leading international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has been awarded the contract for the First Stage of the Scottish Prison Service’s (SPS) project for the Design …

Apprentices are the answer to skills shortage says Suffolk construction boss
Training Skills & Learning

Apprentices are the answer to skills shortage says Suffolk construction boss

A Suffolk construction boss has described apprentices as the answer to the industry’s skills shortage to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2022.   Simon Girling is the …