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Sustainable hoarding solution wins praise

Surrey-based Panthera Group launched its latest hoarding innovation; the sustainable and environmentally friendly EnviroHoard™, in March 2020 just before the Covid lockdown. Despite the effects of the pandemic, the system has been specified by key players in the construction sector ...

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Construction Playbook has green recovery at heart

New plans on how government will work with the construction sector to make sure public sector works are delivered faster, better and greener have been launched. In 2018, public sector works contributed some £117 billion to the UK economy, as ...

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Skanska takes positive action with electric vehicle policy

Skanska UK has announced it will be introducing a new electric vehicle (EV) company car policy as part of its commitment to become carbon neutral by 2045. From 1 December, with its new EV First initiative, the company will no longer offer ...

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Willmott Dixon named as the UK’s leading contractor for diversity in European poll

Willmott Dixon was the UK’s highest placed construction company in the FT’s annual list of the top European leaders for workplace diversity and inclusion, coming 43rd overall out of 850 organisations ranked for their approach to inclusivity. It’s the second ...

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New ‘future of construction’ role created at Pagabo

Following a period of growth, national framework provider Pagabo has announced additions to its team, including the appointment of Charley Wainwright as its ‘Future of Construction Lead’. The role has been created to lead on the organisation’s The Future of Construction ...

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Construction Leadership Council publishes Brexit movement of people guide

The Movement of People Workstream of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Brexit Working Group has published guidance for companies on how to manage the movement of people and workers into the UK from 1 January 2021. With New Year’s Eve ...

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Learnings from COVID-19 should extend beyond the crisis, finds construction report

Balfour Beatty, GKR Scaffolding, Kier, Mace, Morgan Sindall, and Skanska have published a new COVID-19 industry research report, conducted by Loughborough University: “COVID-19 and construction: Early lessons for a new normal?”. The independent report, based on research conducted by Loughborough ...

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UKGBC launches social value consultation

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a consultation to canvas views of property and construction professionals on a definition of social value for the built environment sector. The definition will help to set a standard of ambition for ...

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Construction Leadership Council launches Covid-19 cost assessment toolkit

The Professional Practice Task Group for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Covid-19 Task Force has published a methodology for assessing and reporting the cost implications of disruption due to the pandemic. Construction clients and contractors rely on accurate cost prediction ...

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Construction firms join forces to drive change for site wellbeing

National framework organisation Pagabo has partnered with health technology brand Moodbeam to look after and promote the wellbeing of everyone working on projects in the built environment through the use of wearable technology. Moodbeam One is the world’s first wearable device, ...

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