Five lessons we can learn from the collapse of Carillion

The collapse of construction and support services giant Carillion has rung alarm bells, but there are lessons to be learnt

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop debuts an open source approach to megaprojects

Artist͛s impression of Hardt Hyperloop high-speed transport moving across fields at high speed

A new approach to a system that has seen "no productivity increases in 50 years"

Will Brexit shake UK construction?

Construction of the new £1.4-billion, 1.7-mile bridge over the Firth of Forth, South Queensferry

Opinion is divided on whether Brexit will undermine mega construction projects in the UK, with some experts warning of troubled times ahead

Space invaders: arrival of the micro-home

Y:Cube units made for the YMCA in Mitcham, south London; the development is made up of 36 modular, studio-like apartments 280sq ft in floor area and constructed off-site in a factory

Pressure on space and affordability is driving the design and construction of micro-homes in crowded, heavily populated cities

Building up wellbeing in construction

mental health in construction

Macho culture of mainly men working on building sites has been among barriers to improving alarming rates of mental illness among construction workers

Change is in the air with city pollution

Heavy smog shrouding construction sites in Beijing

The construction sector stands accused as a polluter, but has an opportunity to clean up its act

Construction: an industry ripe for tech disruption

Future of Construction illustration

Despite some reticence, the construction industry is on the cusp of a technology revolution which will reshape its future

‘To attract the right talent, offering flexibility and work-life balance will be essential’

BY MICHAEL BUEHLER, head of infrastructure and urban development, World Economic Forum

Recruiting and managing talent in the coming years will be challenging for the construction sector, according to a World Economic Forum report