3rd to 9th July 2017 – UKR Weekly Newsletter

UKR Weekly Newsletter | UKR Construction jobs West London


  • Prefab ‘Kiss House,’ designed to passive house standards, is taking orders (Curbed)
  • Hinkley Point: EDF adds £1.5bn to nuclear plant cost (BBC)
  • Construction activity slows down by more than expected in June (Independent)
  • Bidding opens for £2.3bn housing infrastructure pot (Construction Enquirer)
  • Site managers who fail on safety must now expect heavier jail sentences (The Construction Index)
  • What Construction Can Learn from the Tech Industry’s Economies of Scale (Arch Daily)
  • House-builders continue to see sales growing (The Construction Index)
  • Martens finds that industry doesn’t do enough to protect health of workers (Building Talk)
  • Government sponsors “Team UK” to grab slice of £15trn global infrastructure pie (GCR)
  • Scientists Uncover the Chemical Secret Behind Roman Self-Healing Underwater Concrete (Arch Daily)
  • UK companies secure $600m in government support for UAE contracts (The Construction Index)
  • Crane operators dispute set to escalate next week (The Irish Times)
  • BAM Nuttall gives women clothes that fit (The Construction Index)
  • UK economy suffers triple blow as trade deficit widens, industrial output falls and construction slows (The Telegraph)
  • Bovis inject £3.5m into fixing flawed homes following spate of complaints (Building Specifier)
  • Kodasema launches tiny prefab home for £150k in UK (Dezeen)
  • Do women get a good deal in construction? (Construction Manager)
  • China is building the world’s first ‘forest city’ to combat air pollution (Evening Standard)





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