How to tackle organised crime in construction

Tales of mobsters running building sites are a staple of pop culture, but what threats do organised crime gangs pose to the construction industry and how can technology help overcome them?

The UK construction industry must get safer, for everyone

Not for the first time, the UK construction industry faces a perfect storm.

Is BAMB the future of sustainable building?

Buildings constructed with reusable materials create added value in an industry where sustainability is increasingly in the spotlight

How BIM can drive out short-termism in construction

The construction industry’s traditional focus on the task at hand has restricted investment in digital technologies, but a drive to adopt cross-platform building information modelling may now be unstoppable

The new role of the architect in prefab housing

Building with prefabricated and modular units made off site has the potential to provide good-quality homes and offices built for the mainstream market at speed

Seven top construction innovations

At every level, from conceptual design, new materials and construction to maintenance, innovative digital devices, applications and methodologies are making their mark in the building industry

How contech is taking construction into the future

Construction technology is on the cusp of transforming the industry into a digital-first enterprise

How Carillion unmasked the construction industry

Corporate culture across the construction industry is changing - but it won’t be a quick fix