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10th to 16th June – UKR Weekly Newsletter

UKR Weekly Newsletter | UKR Construction jobs West London

  • 165 tonnes of steel needed to fix botched Liverpool hospital (Enquirer)
  • Old BHS warehouse makes way for HS2 station (The Construction Index)
  • Government must act as construction apprenticeship starts drop by 44% (Building Specifier)
  • Multi-skilled tradespeople challenged ‘on the job’ more than any other profession (Building Talk)
  • It will take 200 years to achieve gender equality among construction workers (Metro)
  • World’s First 360-Degree Rooftop Infinity Pool Designed for London (Arch Daily)
  • Interserve wins £500m contract for UK military’s international bases (GCR)
  • Under half of construction workforce most concerned about jobs becoming obsolete by AI (Building Talk)
  • Laing O’Rourke’s Manchester Airport team wins award after saving worker’s life (GCR)
  • Gaudí’s Sagrada Família finally gets building permit to finish construction (Curbed)
  • Post Brexit skills shortages to push up tender prices by 4% (Enquirer)
  • Ireland’s construction growth slows (The Construction Index)
  • What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? (The Guardian)
  • Residents encouraged to have their say to improve building safety (Building Specifier)
  • Why is building so slow and expensive? (BBC)
  • Sisk turns to robots to boost productivity on Wembley project (Construction Manager)
  • Glenigan Construction Forecast 2019-2020 (UK Construction Media)
  • Turnover at Ireland’s top 50 construction firms tops €8bn (The Irish Times)
  • Construction worker dad turns himself into influencer to prove point to daughter (Mirror)
  • Construction group Willmott Dixon makes plea to next PM as profits rise (Evening Standard)
  • Welsh entrepreneur to revolutionise construction industry with eco-friendly ground screw (BQ)
  • Research shows over half of companies feel that robotics or AI could reduce the number of construction workers on site. (Irish Tech News)
  • UK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit (The Guardian)