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Increase a roof’s longevity and reduce carbon

Undoubtedly, buildings’ sustainable management and maintenance are at the forefront of many minds, with a significant shift in how facilities managers view their long-term refurbishment and asset management programmes. With many businesses implementing clear environmental targets for the coming years, ...

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Built environment must progress on decarbonisation as demand for green buildings continues to rise

Progress is being seen in some aspects of the built environment on the drive to be more sustainable, according to RICS Sustainability Report 2022, however the rate of advancement needs to accelerate significantly and become more widespread. The report, which ...

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Adapting to climate change now top priority for specifiers

PlanRadar, a leading digital construction, real estate and facilities management platform, has published a new report on emerging trends set to dominate the global specification community. The Architecture of the Future is the first in a series of specially-produced architecture ...

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UKGBC study finds circular practices can make significant carbon savings across building lifecycles

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new insight into the positive impact circular thinking can have in delivering whole life carbon reductions and value creation across construction projects. The study, ‘How Circular Economy Principles can impact carbon and ...

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New advice issued on keeping construction workers safe during the summer heatwave

According to government stats, there are around 3.1 million people working in construction, who are the most at risk during a heatwave due to working outdoors and at height. With temperatures rising again this summer in certain parts of the ...

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Young construction leaders form Future Innovation Group

A new cross-specialism group has been formed to bring together the brightest young minds across construction in order to future-proof the industry. The Future Innovation Group is made of young professionals from different specialisms that are looking to harness the ...

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Glenigan forecasts a rise in UK office refurbishments as tenants and landlords adapt to changing working practices

Glenigan’s UK Construction Industry Forecast 2022-2024 indicates the construction industry is facing challenging economic conditions, particularly within consumer-related areas, but a firm development pipeline is predicted to lift industrial and office starts in 2022, as well as Government-funded areas such ...

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New £1bn medium works construction framework announced

National framework provider Pagabo has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for the second generation of its popular Medium Works framework, which will be valued at £1 billion. The current Medium Works framework is one of Pagabo’s most popular and ...

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Kier joins business consortium to support those displaced by conflict with employment opportunities

Kier has become the first construction company to join a UK-based business consortium to support RefuAid and provide employment opportunities to Ukrainian refugees. The consortium, which has been brought together by Emma Sinclair MBE and is in partnership with RefuAid aims ...

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Willmott Dixon recognised as one of UK’s best employers for women

Willmott Dixon has been listed again by The Times as one of the UK’s top 50 places to work for women. It’s the fourth successive year the company has featured in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 guide, ...

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