Month: April 2019

Balfour Beatty in the box seat for Carillion’s Midland Met hospital

Balfour Beatty in the box seat for Carillion's Midland Met hospital Trust adds it will only pay for cost of work completed – not the £267m target priceSee Original Article Stace research says teenagers turning backs on construction Less than 10% of 800 youngsters would put industry top of their career pathSee Original Article Top 10 Largest Construction Project Starts in Canada and Trend Graph – March 2019 The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in March 2019. Also included is the latest trend graph on starts. This looks at 12-month moving totals of the civil and non-residential building categories in Canada. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair […] The post Top 10 Largest Construction Project Starts in Canada and Trend Graph – March 2019 appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. <br /See Original Article

Graham chosen to build £18m Cumbrian cancer centre

Graham chosen to build £18m Cumbrian cancer centre Carlisle scheme due to finish in January 2021See Original Article Pace of Upgrading Deficient Bridges Slows, ARTBA Report Says Total structurally deficient bridges dipped by just 567 in 2018, compared with annual average decline of 1,700 in previous five years. See Original Article FMB takes aim at struggling Apprenticeship Levy Latest government figures show number of apprentices in construction has fallen one fifthSee Original Article

Host of consultants named for Southampton work

Host of consultants named for Southampton work More than 30 firms on university frameworkSee Original Article TfL set to build 3,000 rental homes Grainger appointed as transport group’s Build to Rent partnerSee Original Article Still Time to File ENR New England Top Contractor Survey There's still time to submit a survey to ENR New England's annual Top Contractor survey See Original Article

VIEWPOINT: Passive Design Improves Infrastructure and Community Resiliency during Extreme Weather

VIEWPOINT: Passive Design Improves Infrastructure and Community Resiliency during Extreme Weather Engineers and architects have the responsibility to hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Until building codes adapt, building professionals must seriously consider integrating passive design into their projects to ensure occupant safety during extreme weather events. See Original Article Margins of 5% a decade away, ISG boss admits Firm doubled fit-out work last yearSee Original Article London housing association appoints 50 firms to framework Deal will last four yearsSee Original Article

Mace at the double for £4bn MoD estates revamp

Mace at the double for £4bn MoD estates revamp Contractor will help with over 100 projects across the UKSee Original Article Hanford Progress Continues with Testing of Vit Plant Lab The laboratory is the first major Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant facility to complete systems turnover work. See Original Article Barratt's housing JV gets planning nod Housebuilder working with Swindon council on 3,000 homes dealSee Original Article

ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – April 1, 2019

ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – April 1, 2019 Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of March 25 – 29, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama Technology Innovation Center Location: Birmingham, AL Building Use: Educational – […] The post ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – April 1, 2019 appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article U.S. Construction Spending Rose 1.0% in February Construction spending climbed 1.0% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,320.3 billion. January’s estimate was revised up from $1,279.6 billion to $1,307.3 billion. December’s estimate was revised back up from $1,263.1 billion to $1,276.0 billion. The February estimate for total construction spending is 1.1% higher than a year ago when the February […] The post U.S. Construction Spending Rose 1.0% in February appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article 7 Key Equipment Rental Questions for the Savvy Construction Executive A rental technology transformation: How savvy construction executives are taking advantage of rental technology to save money and time sourcing rental equipment. See Original Article

Big names slug it out for prized Olympia deal

Big names slug it out for prized Olympia deal Work on £1bn redevelopment set to start next yearSee Original Article Brexit Presents Challenges for Equipment Makers in N. Ireland, Continental Europe While the U.K. construction industry is working to overcome the impending challenges of the nation's expected exit from the European Union, more specific challenges are cropping up for equipment manufacturers in both the EU and UK. See Original Article ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – March 25, 2019 Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of March 18 – 22, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama Decatur High School Science Wing Renovation Location: Decatur, AL Building […] The post ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – March 25, 2019 appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article

HS2 announces £230m consultants framework

HS2 announces £230m consultants framework Two lots will run for up to eight yearsSee Original Article ENR Launches Annual Regional Best Projects Competition ENR Launches Annual Regional Best Projects Competition See Original Article In pictures: £75m Great Scotland Yard transformation revealed The five-star hotel has been developed and built by GalliardSee Original Article

Six architects shortlisted for St Catharine’s College

Six architects shortlisted for St Catharine’s College Gort Scott and Sergison Bates among finalists in Cambridge contestSee Original Article Tracking U.S. Lumber, Steel, Concrete, Gypsum, Glass, and Other Construction Material Costs On behalf of individuals, the task of monitoring changes in the cost of purchasing everyday products and bigger ticket items is assigned to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). For business managers, however, the cost measurements that have the most relevance are the Producer Price Index (PPI) figures. Both the CPI and PPI are calculated and […] The post Tracking U.S. Lumber, Steel, Concrete, Gypsum, Glass, and Other Construction Material Costs appeared first on ConstructConnect.com. See Original Article Structural Engineers Only Dot Com A new website specializing in online dating for structural engineers? See Original Article