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CIOB publishes playbook on AI in construction

The Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) Digital and Innovation Advisory Panel has published a new playbook on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the construction industry, for built environment organisations of all sizes looking to get to grips with ...

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Veriforce CHAS contractors pave the way in addressing mental health and wellbeing

Veriforce CHAS has reported that more than 5,000 CHAS members have completed the CHAS Mental Health & Wellbeing Question Set, since its launch at the beginning of May 2024, highlighting the construction industry’s commitment to managing mental health and wellbeing, ...

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Construction industry shortage of skilled workers is more prevalent than in other industries

Skills shortages continue to be a significant challenge for the European construction industry, despite growth prospects in data centres, life sciences and high-tech projects. This is according to a new ‘Construction Market Insights‘ report for Europe by global construction consultant ...

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Experts call for regulation of embodied carbon emissions in construction

Leading construction industry and built environment experts from 11 organisations are calling on political party leaders to make manifesto commitments for embodied carbon regulation in the UK. UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), Institution of ...

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BCIS predicts construction slowdown as UK economy stagnates

The most recent data from the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) indicates a fall in total output across the UK construction industry in 2024 as recessionary pressures hit the industry. While the cost-of-living crisis continues to impact the repair and ...

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Data is construction’s ‘strongest ally’ in decarbonising built environment

A consortium of leading organisations and professional bodies are calling for the construction sector not to let up on its commitment to reduce its impact on climate change, as it launches the ground-breaking Built Environment Carbon Database (BECD). The project, ...

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FIS launches guide to the Building Safety Act

The Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) has launched new guidance to help introduce the basic concepts of the Building Safety Act to all businesses and explain why it will promote a culture of safety and accountability in the construction industry. ...

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NatWest unveils free retrofit skills programme for construction sector

NatWest Group has joined forces with the Supply Chain Sustainability School to provide a free retrofit learning platform for the construction industry. As the School’s first partner within the finance sector, both organisations aim to build capability and capacity to accelerate retrofitting ...

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UK construction delivering increased social value for communities

The third annual Social Value in Construction Benchmarking Report, produced jointly by social value measurement and monitoring platform Social Value Portal and SCAPE, one of the UK’s leading public sector procurement authorities shows that £1.08 billion social value was generated ...

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Chairman appointment at BCIS

The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) has appointed a new Chairman to support its mission to help the construction industry to manage costs, reduce carbon and mitigate risk. Colin Smith joins BCIS with 40 years of experience working in companies ...

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