Who will be the winner of the fourth industrial revolution?

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Each industrial revolution produced a significant reordering of manufacturing nations. As the world embarks on what many predict will be its fourth, which countries will be the main beneficiaries and how will global economic dynamics shift?

China’s Belt and Road is anything but green

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Five of the biggest environmental challenges posed by China's Belt and Road initiative.

How XR is powering the fourth industrial revolution

Coupled with data from the internet of things, extended reality is changing the way people work and driving industrial innovation

Manufacturing during the ‘fourth industrial revolution’

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The future is getting increasingly uncertain, with UK growth clouded by Brexit and political uncertainty across the globe. But one thing we can be sure about is that with the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), the future of manufacturing is digital

How Carillion unmasked the construction industry

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

Modular homes are the future of UK housing

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To meet the demands of modern construction, it’s time for the business to unilaterally embrace design for manufacture

How creating a Northern Powerhouse could transform the UK

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Hull and the Humber have a central role to play in achieving the aims of the Northern Powerhouse

How the chemicals industry is driving prosperity in the North

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Chemicals and oil remain long-term drivers of regional prosperity as important UK producers and local employers